Metaphor as a way of thinking permeates daily life. It affects how people understand and experience everything. It also plays an important role in artistic creation. The idea of creating highly personal but commonly understood metaphors was central to the research and creation of Ink. I created this work to find out how I—as a Chinese artist with unique personal experiences, educational experiences, and cultural perspectives—can explore metaphors that would resonate with predominantly Western audiences.
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- Partial requirement for: M.F.A., Arizona State University, 2017Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (page 24)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Dance