Agar Agar : a practice and theory of cultural hybridity in contemporary art
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Citation:Leung, B. (2020). Agar Agar : a practice and theory of cultural hybridity in contemporary art. (Unpublished document submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Design). Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand. Retrieved from https://hdl.handle.net/10652/4968
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RESEARCH QUESTION: What can auto-ethnography and the concepts of Agar Agar and hybridity contribute to a contemporary art practice? ABSTRACT: The purpose of this research is to explore the ideas of Agar Agar and cultural hybridity within a practice-based and auto-ethnographic approach in contemporary art. Painting and artistic practice provide me with the means to work through and understand experiences of fluidity, difference and cultural identity within the context of New Zealand. The project and resulting body of creative work provide an answer to the question: What can auto-ethnography and the concepts of Agar Agar and hybridity contribute to a contemporary painting practice.
Keywords:New Zealand, agar agar, autoethnobiographies, cross-cultural exchange, identity, Third Space, aeshetics, painting, art, cultural hybridity
ANZSRC Field of Research:190502 Fine Arts (incl. Sculpture and Painting)
Degree:Master of Design
Supervisors:Tan, Leon; Fahey, Richard
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