Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)


Art Photography


Yasser Aggour



Subject Categories

Arts and Humanities | Fine Arts


This thesis explores the primary modes of my artistic practice, which involve paying attention to bodily sensations, posing questions about the ordinary, and engaging in purposeful drifts of inquiry. Through a loose assemblage of practices centered around ice, static photographs, and my own brown body, I delve into the vitality and transgressions inherent in these seemingly inert beings. My work draws upon feminist scholarship on embodiment and employs affective engagement as a methodology for unlearning. Disparate accounts are considered through a polyamorous engagement with diverse disciplines. In doing so, I underscore the importance of unbound curiosity over linearly connected deductions and tidy closures.


Open Access

Included in

Fine Arts Commons



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