Connection in Isolation

Connection in Isolation

Emily Ann Surabian, MPS Art Therapy and Creative Development '21

School of Art, Art Therapy and Creative Development

Connection in Isolation used a heuristic art-based approach, while exploring the effects of telehealth on the therapeutic relationship and therapeutic presence on the field of art therapy through the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Interior Designs: Demolition and Reconstruction of the Self in Eating Disorder Recovery through Transformable Collage Book Making

Interior Designs: Demolition and Reconstruction of the Self in Eating Disorder Recovery through Transformable Collage Book Making

Jackie Proszynski, MPS Art Therapy and Creative Development '21

School of Art, Creative Arts Therapy

Eating disorder pathology may be partially explained by disruptions in ego-emotional development that disrupt self-integration processes throughout life. Art-based interventions that aim to resume movement through key psycho-affective-relational development by connecting split, fractured aspects of internalized object relationships may have particular benefit for eating disorders patients.

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NFTs and Art Management

NFTs and Art Management

Chang Liu, MPS '23 and Sage Callen, MPS '23

School of Art, Arts and Cultural Management

NFTs and Art Management: Disruptive Technologies and Application Scenarios in the Future will analyze the evolution of the market, investigate stakeholders, curate crypto art institutions, and explore co-ownership models and resale dynamics through collaboration with China's NFT platform.

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Outdoor Dining in the Age of COVID

Outdoor Dining in the Age of COVID

Elijah Nadler, MPS Arts and Cultural Management '23

School of Art, Arts and Cultural Management

Outdoor Dining in the Age of COVID: Placemaking, Arts-Based Streetscapes and Greening Cities examines sidewalk cafes and their impact on the urban landscape of New York City and the potential for a “greening” of the city. As dining structure designs became more complex and creative throughout 2020, they crossed into public art and contributed to New York's creative milieu.

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Pounds Per Image (PPI)

Pounds Per Image (PPI)

Shannon Ebner

School of Art, Photography

Pounds Per Image (PPI), published annually through the Pratt Photography Imprint, (PPI), is a serial experiment in pedagogy through the activities of publishing.

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Race, War, and the Cinematic Myth of America

Race, War, and the Cinematic Myth of America

Eric Trenkamp

School of Art, Film/Video

Through an analysis of a wide variety of Hollywood films, Race, War, and the Cinemaic Myth: Dust That Never Settles demonstrates the industry’s history of popularizing White supremacy and the ways in which these films can act as propaganda to support various dehumanizing US policies, both abroad and at home.

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The Strength of a Scribble

The Strength of a Scribble

Katherine Williams, MPS Art Therapy and Creative Development '22

School of Art, Creative Arts Therapy

Frontline Healthcare Workers (FHW) have an increased risk of experiencing mental health challenges as a result of working through the COVID-19 pandemic. The Strength of a Scribble: Using Bilateral Art Therapy to Mitigate Traumatic Stress Among Frontline Healthcare Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic investigates the efficacy of using an art therapy intervention created by the primary investigator to mitigate traumatic stress experienced by FHW.

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