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The Rhetoric of Silence: John Cage, Exigence and the Art of the Commonplace
(University of Waterloo, 2009-10-02)
This thesis approaches the work of American avant-garde composer John Cage from an unconventional perspective by utilizing rhetorical theory to examine the intellectual history informing his collected writings in the text ...
Uncommon Places: The Multimodal Art of Embodied Invention
(University of Waterloo, 2016-05-02)
This dissertation develops the concept of embodied invention, an epistemology and design philosophy that treats multimodal media—such as comics and videogames—as heuristics for translating knowledges between bodies, ...