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Wihak, Marian (2014) DEEP CIRCULARITY. Masters thesis, OCAD University.

Item Type: Thesis
Creators: Wihak, Marian

Within the lexicon of our daily lives, chaos suggests a state of temporal disarray
(undesirable) and the sublime suggests exquisite beauty or pleasure (desirable); however,
both concepts are more layered and entwined than colloquial usage would suggest.
The focus of my thesis inquiry is the overlap between chaos and the sublime
within the arc of duration, with my thesis project situated in the context of an immersive,
phenomenological experience. I posit that a constant yet rhythmically fluctuating pulse
encompasses a process of both hold and release, one that is at the core of this substantive
chaos/sublime/duration relationship. Deep Circularity draws upon an array of crossdisciplinary
discussions that promote more expansive and also reflective considerations
of chaos and the sublime, and, further, responds to the modes that, in tandem, engage us
in constant flow, flux, vibration, and emergence as part of the ongoing process of

Date: 2014
Divisions: Graduate Studies > Interdisciplinary Art, Media and Design
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Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2014 20:39
Last Modified: 21 Dec 2021 09:00
URI: https://openresearch.ocadu.ca/id/eprint/101

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