CCS Bard Masters Theses

Theses arranged alphabetically by year.

1996

Basha, Regine
Diary of a human hand

Day, B. Philippa
Shifting spaces : reading the shadows Nicholas Africano and Stan Douglas

Jenkins, Jr., Sydney O.,
Next to outside

Miller, Mara Jayne
Nature/culture and the postmodern sublime : Frank Moore and Gregory Crewdson

Tomcic, Goran
Theatrum mundi: Marjetica Potrc

Vicario-Heras, Gilbert
Dissonant wounds: zones of display/metaphors of atrophy

1997

Eyler, Carolyn
Carolee Schneemann: drawing into evolving modalities

Garza Rodriguez, Virgilio
From one end to the other

Gugelberger, Rachel R.
The compulsion to remember

Parkoff, Susan Beth
It’s a SHE-Thing: representations of women in the Rivendell collection

Pospiszyl, Tomas
Paraphrasing the real: the miniature works of Kim Adams, Michael Ashkin and Steven Brower

Wallace, Brian
A Plenty of Time: Photographs by Uta Barth, Gunther Forg, Jack Pierson, and Carolien Stikker

Zella, Robbin A.
Interface: Jenny Holzer and media art

1998

Berry, Ian
Trace

Cook, Sarah Elizabeth
From threat to spectacle: electricity in the work of Michel de Broin, Gary Hill, Tatsuo Miyajima, and Keith Sonnier

Ellegood, Anne Lewis
Unbearable laughter

Filonenko, Nataliya
Trying on white dresses

Lisiewicz, Malgorzata
Meta-physics of pleasure

Noorthoorn, Victoria Eugenia
The challenge of memory

Zhaohui, Zhang
Cultural metamorphosis: the art of Xu Bing and Cai GuoQiang

1999

Diaz, E. Alejandro
Gorgeous politics: the life and work of Franco Mondini-Ruiz

Dunlop, Jennifer
Making history

Eden, Beatrice Alexandra
Rewriting the city

Estrada, Henry Canales
Fluid

Hough, Jessica
On liberating tradition: Byron Kim, Yinka Shonibare and Shahzia Sikander

Kim, Judy
Your I

Markonish, Denise
Shelf life: in and out of display

Ostrander, Tobias Jon
In passing

Von Prittwitz und Gaffron, Tatjana
Beyond conceptions : Joseph Beuys’ Social Sculpture exemplified

2000

Crowe, Jennifer Michel
Protocol Prone : artistic practice and curatorial role online

Hatchadoorian, Lisa
Looking back: contemporary portraiture and the art of old master painting

Hernández Chong Cuy, Sofia
Distinctions

Iarrapino, Elizabeth Phillips
in VISION

Mosaka, Tumelo
Wrestling with Identity

Vicente Zancas, Mercedes
This is what it is

Walkowiak, Jeffrey
Sightings

Williams, Teresa
Superflex in company

2001

Bonacossa, Ilaria
Leggerezza

Brunson, Cecilia
False start : sport and contemporary art

Katzenstein, Inés
Aesthetic rush

Pellegrini, Elena
Art on the installation plan : Tony Capellán and Belkis Ramirez

Pérez León, Dermis
Re:locations : looking at the skin of space

Portis, Benjamin Mark
Up and out : audio in video

Rangel M., Gabriela
Telenovelas, an enterprise for global exchange

2002

Coblentz, Cassandra
Liminal spaces

Evangelista, Kristen
Minor alterations

Feng, Liu
The enigma of language and the perplexity of living : on the exhibition Hard to Read

Firmin, Sandra
Oral fixations

Fisher, Elizabeth Anne
Slip

Hiller, Melissa Lynne
The anatomy of ten restless paintings

Interlenghi, Luiza Maria
Shift

Sorkin, Jennifer Marla
The first five years ; High Performance magazine, 1978-1982

Winder, Jill
Present tense

2003

Adeleke, Kazeem Olushola
More than a thousand words

Blackson, Robert Weidler
This is us

Blondet S., Jose Luis
The Ventriloquized Voice

Chan, David Ho Yeung
Any where : rethinking the meaning of place under globalization

Chu, Ingrid
Subscribe : recent art in print

De Miguel Sanz, Amaya
TechnoSkeptic

Edwards, Bree
Today will be overcast, tomorrow cloudless

Gray, Jennifer Lynn
Bodily acts

Green, Kate
Redefining the city from inside the gallery

Hopkins, Candice Bronwyn
Migrating motifs

Taxter, Kelly
The lengths

Tsilibaris, Christel
Autobiography and the female body in selected works by Mona Hatoum and Senam Okudzeto

Vejzovic, Ana Marija
Rest assured

Williams, Susan Maruska
Ida Applebroog, Matt Mullican and the performing object

2004

Acosta Romero, Jimena
Who Laughed?

Allan, Stacey
Master blaster : Louise Lawler, Le Tigre, Bob and Roberta Smith, David Burrows, and Alex Bag

Barliant, Claire Nicole
Astonishing knowledge

Bastien, Tairone
Far away so close : a discussion of works by Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard, Rodney Graham, Raymond Pettibon, Steven Shearer, and Susanna Vapnek

Hirano, Mayumi
Usual

Knebelsberger, Caroline Michelle
The past recaptured: works by Matthew Buckingham, Tacita Dean, Omer Fast, Joachim Koester, and Elisabeth Subrin.

Matalon, Mary Katherine
Archival impulse : the work of ChanSchatz, 1996-2004

Matijcio, Steven Michael
…as yet unnamable

Montoya, Joanna Lehua
Great white

Reeves, Aubrey Elizabeth
Natalie Jeremijenko : engineering art in the age of biopolitics

Rice, Ryan Aronienes
Flock

Spengemann, Pascal
Economies of scale

Van Pee, Yasmine
Boredom is always counterrevolutionary : art in downtown New York nightclubs, 1978-1985

Ventura, Yasmil Raymond
The happy worker

Zechella, Elizabeth Bary
Between above and below : Christian imagery in contemporary photography and video

2005

Alemani, Cecilia Paola
Altered temporality : process and time in works by Carlos Bunga, Heather Rowe, and Michael Sailstorfer

Brewer, Paul W.
Transgression and capitulation: adolescence in contemporary visual culture

Caruth, Nicole J.
Between pass and fail : miscegenation in contemporary art

Ditner, Judy Beth
Framing war : Photojournalism and the museum

Kilston, Lyra L.
The Future of the past : The World Trade Center Memorial and the politics of memory

Kim, Jyeong Yeon
Looking both ways : three artists from Korea

Mergel, Jen
Over sight under words

Moore, Jennifer Hudnall
Seeing double : shifting perceptions and slide projections in contemporary art

Morano, Maria Camilla Pignatti
Fragments of time : Marina Abramovic and Ulay, John Coplans, Stefania Galegati, Robert Mapplethorpe, and Pietro Ruffo

Piagentini, Ramona J.
Curating crossings in the San Diego/Tijuana border region

Riley-Lopez, Erin
Against our will : a selected history of feminist performance from the 1970s to the present

Siddiqui, Yasmeen M.
Four by four : the manual – projected works by Beatriz Viana Felgueiras, Cagla Hadimioglu, Hassan Khan, and Moataz Nasr

Subal, Simone
Turning back upon themselves : works by Carlos Bunga, Heather Rowe, and Michael Sailstorfer

Uran, Pelin
A forest and a tree : Yael Bartana, Phil Collins, Esra Ersen, Emily Jacir, [and] Sislej Xhafa

2006

Albores Gleason, Montserrat
You Don’t Live Here Anymore

Fisher, Erica Hope
Iamnowhere

Greenberg, Kerryn
Uninvited (working with restrictions)

Haraldseth, Geir
Making the band

Himbele, Zeljka
Tales of places

Kopenkina, Olga
Beyond the sentence

Mackie, Amy Elizabeth
Hot topic

Mendez Prencke, Mariangela
In other words

Puleo, Risa
“An image would be missing:” another will be remade : the work of Marine Hugonnier, 1998-2005

Woyzbun, Natalie
Welcome to the Limelight

2007

Andresson, Markus Thor
Repeat performance: Roni Horn and Ragnar Kjartansson

Canguven, Ozkan
We Love Cinema

Doherty, Ryan Gilbert
Now You See It : Susan Hiller, Zoe Beloff, Jennifer Bornstein

Hernandez Calvo, Max Alfredo
Mirror mirror on the wall : intersubjectivity in parallax

Katrib, Ruba
Temporarily disconnected

Malbran, Florencia Maria
Novel readings

McNamara, Kate Meehan
Affinities : paintings in abstraction

Noriega Costas, Rebeca
In someone else’s skin

Owen, Amy Lacy
Facts on the ground

Stewart, Lorelei Morgan
A World All Too Familiar: Carlos Amorales and Christine Hill

Tamir, Chen Cheryl Rachel
Stutter and twitch

Zimmerman, Emily Bercir
From rest to rest

2008

Bachelier, Sarah Marie Elisabeth
Art for our Sake!

Byers, Daniel Isenberg
(loverboy), sleep, shatter, handheld bird : Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Rodney Graham, Barry Le Va, Charles Ray

De Bellis, Vincenzo
Countdown

Ebgi, Anat
Under the Influence : John Baldessari, Jen Denike, Nancy Holt, Joan Jonas, Jill Magid, Rachel Mason, Michele O’Marah, Robert Smithson

Emerson-Dorsch, Tyler
Act Out

Gray, Anna
Draw a straight line and follow it

Hoegsberg, Milena Maria
Another Time : Chen Chieh-jen, Tacita Dean, Peter Hutton

Ingram, C. Davida
Desiring Aids : The Politics of Black Masculinities in Contemporary Culture

Pollentier, Nicole
Degrees North: Six Artists and the Icelandic Landscape : Birgir Andresson,Douwe Jan Bakker, Hreinn Friofinnsson, Kristjan Guomundsson,Siguour Guomundsson, and Magnus Palsson

Smith, Terri C.
Recasting Site: Robert de Saint Phalle, Roe Ethridge, Mary Lucier and Robert Smithson

Vicario, Nicholas Klein
Modernism: On and Off the Grid

Weeden, John William
To What End?

Wolk, Lauren Judith
Ground for Progress : Aura Rosenberg, Lisa Sanditz, Gemma Pardo

2009

Bourgeois, Mireille
Fixation: The Artwork of Christof Migone

Guthery, Summer
Changing Light Bulbs In Thin Air

Lellouche, Anais
Drifting Histories

Linden, Christina
Quasi-Solid: The Rematerialization of the Art Object

Llanes, Katerina
Sessions: A Politic Of Perversion

McHugh, Gene
Post-Internet: Art and Performance in the Networked Field

Meade, Fionn
Entr’acte

Menconeri, Katherine E.
Leslie Hewitt : An Ethos of Seeing

Oz, Zeynep
The Practice of Sponsoring Artistic Production

Ritter, Marion
Column:

Ryan, Bartholomew
Manifesto

Somogyi, Hajnalka
Babel Fish : Some Frames for Interpreting Contemporary Videos and Films that Address Modernist Architecture

Vogel, Wendy
Lora Sana: I Was There and Not There

Wilcox, Jess
How to do things with Words

2010

Barlow, Laura May
There Must Be More to This Than Just That

Demeuse, Sarah
Not Again: Exhibition and Repition

Ersoy, Ozge
Partnership Schemes

Jachula, Michal Tomasz
Derangement: Dineo Seshee Bopape, Saul Fletcher, Hege Loenne, Jacek Malinowski, Dan Miller, Anna Ostoya, Mikolaj Szoska

Kollak, Ginny
The Provisional Potential of Parafiction, or Maxwell’s Demon Made Me Do It: Sorting Fact from Fiction in Goldin+Senneby’s Headless

Mason, Daniel Coleman
Open Score Variations

Mohebbi, Sohrab
A Constitutional around the Queen’s Park: Mir-Hossein Mousavi, Abstraction and Politics

Ngcobo, Gabi Silindile
Now You See Me Now You Do: A New Life for a Dying Discourse

Palacios, Carlos E.
Ghost Stories

Schneider, Mackenzie
Access Denied: Relational Art and Utopia

Sonara, Francesca Mary
After the Headlines Fade

Stevenson, Diana
Waving Not Drowning: Voyages to Nowhere

Tikhonova, Yulia
Remodeling Systems: Vlatka Horvat, Pablo Helguera, Alon Levin

Torreblanca de la Sierra, Andrea
Tactical Implications: Place and Displace

2011

Benway, Nova
Infinite Responsibilities: An Ethics of the Open Commission

Campbell, Karin
The Space Between: Co-Production and Communication in Social Art Practice

Gat, Orit
Not Necessarily in that Order

Hyun, Michelle
Listening to: a sound is a sound is a sound…

Kivland, Kelly
Counter-relief

Lee, Nathan
Becoming-Undetectable

Lindner, Kelly
Landscaping Ahead

Llorens, Natasha
Simultaneity, Antagonism, Politics, Contingency, Impossibility, Effectivity

Malick, Courtney
(Re)Move/(Re)Frame: New Forms of Theatricality in the Work of Brody Condon, Shana Moulton, and Yemenwed

Moscoso Larreamendy, Manuela
The Action of Things

Paoli, Julia
What’s Past is Prologue

Solack, Clark
What Happens When an Artist Dies

2012

Armin, Janine
Swells As It Advances

Choi, Theresa
Guided by Voices: Historical Spiritualism in Contemporary Art

Christoffersen, Helga
The Artist PhD: Proposal for an Artist PhD Program at Bard College

Cook, Rachel
The Intricate Indeterminacy within Images and Objects

Halajian, Suzy
Of Theatrics and Sex: The Plays of Simon Fujiwara and Dawn Kasper

Halpern, Clara
Alongside: Time and the Para-Institution

Jaskey, Jennifer
Mad Garland: A Thesis

Morinis, Leora
Demanding Happiness

Ritson, Alicia
Animal Captivation

Wara, Agatha
Young fish, old fish

Zion, Amy
Danh Vo: “To a little lady that always has her hands full”

2013

Atkinson, Robin Wallis
Thinking Through the Local/Global: Sociology, Critical Regionalism, and Curating

Berrío, Juana
Shaping the Void: Memorialization and Memory of Trauma

Dekalo, Olga
Shocks, Part Appropriations, Transformations of Relations

Fisher, Cora
Persona Ficta

Fritchey, Sarah M.
Vito Acconci and Yve Laris Cohen: Linguistic Endurance

Harris, Stephanie M.
Foundation – Construction – Inhabitation: The Architectural Spaces in the work of Hanne Darboven and Haim Steinbach

Heilich, Marie Christine
None the Wiser

Higgins, Sarah Lynn
Grid Over Grid

Kabra, Fawz
Distortions of Time and Place: Visual Histories in Syria’s Revolution

Larmon, Annie Godfrey
A Way Out As Hovering

Montero Sierra, María
Are You In?

Noronha, Marina
Deaccessioning: A Maintenance Tool in Curatorial Systems

Ramadan, Tara
For the Viewer, This Time it’s Personal: Absence in Three Cases

Wildenhaus, Karly
Entrepreneurial Aesthetics

2014

Acevedo-Yates, Carla
Curating Is a Double Game: Curare as an Alternative Model of Institutional Critique

Berfond, Lindsey
Deviance Credits: Alternative Pedagogies with Limits

Blaichman, Sabrina
Sleight of Hand: Marcel Duchamp’s Clandestine Use of Skill

Carrapatoso, Thiago Pereira
Where the Streets Have No Name

Černiauskaite, Neringa
#Reason in the #Posthuman #Collective

Dam, Malene
The In, With, and Between Us as Temporal Drag

Edens, Jocelyn
The Development

Ivanova, Viktoria
Integrative Enactment: Capitalism Rewired

Kachel, Andrew Walter
Stranger Circulations

López Menéndez, Clara
WERK! Queering Between the Lines (of Work)

Perrone, Cloé
Institutions as Spatialized Networks

Ptak, Laurel
When the Future Was Femail: Remembering 1990s Cyberfeminism

Ricciardi, Nicola
A Grand Don’t Come for Free

Sánchez Martínez, Francisco Javier
The Moment of Closure: Gaze, Time and Strangeness in Juan Muñoz’s Double Bind