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Parsons School of Design MFA Photography program theses2007 Theses ➔ Untitled Thesis Project

Thesis


Related people/organizations

Parsons School of Design. Photography Department. (sponsoring body)
Jeremy Dyer (photographer)

Date

May 2007

Description

My current body of photographic work began as an exploration of youth music-based subculture and the way in which personal and (sub)cultural expression manifests itself as ritualized violence and articulates a longing for an essential mythology and cultural identity by way of a sense of dislocation from earth, culture, and identity. This longing and the cultural production that is born from it is expressed as epigonic yearning, a nostalgia for an imagined past. It is these relationships between culture and history, false nostalgia and the authentic gesture as they are reflected within the framework of subculture that I am examining with this work.

Identifier

PC020403_2007_jdyer

Citation

Jeremy Dyer. Untitled Thesis Project. May 2007. Parsons School of Design MFA Photography program theses; 2007 Theses. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 24 Aug 2019.

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