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Fragmentation and the found in the production of contemporary jewellery

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dc.contributor.advisor Allison, Fran
dc.contributor.advisor Barnett, Cassandra
dc.contributor.advisor Meek, Kim
dc.contributor.author Bell, Rachel A.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-08-05T23:59:27Z
dc.date.available 2012-08-05T23:59:27Z
dc.date.issued 2012 en_NZ
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10652/1914
dc.description.abstract A Masters of Design by Research project that asks the question: “How can materials and histories be linked by a methodology of making that utilises fragmentation and the found?” Focussed primarily on the production of contemporary jewellery, the project explores material and theoretical concerns surrounding the use of found materials, the ability of materials to carry meaning and hints of purpose, and the way in which processes of fragmentation can help or hinder the reading of those meanings and purposes. Fragmentation can also be considered as a current state of the human condition. Historical and current jewellery practices are investigated, as well as wider critical and art theories pertaining to the given fields of investigation. en_NZ
dc.language.iso en en_NZ
dc.subject Jewellery en_NZ
dc.subject Found materials en_NZ
dc.subject Fragmentation en_NZ
dc.title Fragmentation and the found in the production of contemporary jewellery en_NZ
dc.type Masters Thesis en_NZ
thesis.degree.name Master of Design en_NZ
thesis.degree.grantor Unitec Institute of Technology en_NZ
dc.subject.marsden 190501 Crafts en_NZ
unitec.pages 62 en_NZ
dc.contributor.affiliation Unitec Institute of Technology en_NZ


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