Doctoral Thesis in Fine Arts, University of the Arts Helsinki

Lauren O'Neal: Assembling a Praxis: Choreographic Thinking and Curatorial Agency

Links to Curatorial Projects and Dissertation Text

Curatorial Project One: Open House: A Portrait of Collecting

This exposition corresponds to Section Five: Arranging Spaces of Relation(s): What Can Objects Do? in the printed dissertation available in the Taju archive.

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Open House explores connections between objects, collectors, and audiences, and between private storage and public staging.

Additional Curatorial Projects

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Dissertation Text

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Assembling a Praxis: Choreographic Thinking and Curatorial Agency is a doctoral thesis that is part of the degree of Doctor of Fine Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts, at the University of the Arts Helsinki. The dissertation includes the written component, which takes the form of a published book (the adjacent image) and artistic components consisting of three curatorial projects, located within the Research Catalogue as online expositions (the images to the left).

The book can be accessed in the University

of the Arts's publication archive Taju:
See the publication page for information about printed copies and educational discounts.