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Collecting Ourselves

Harris, Bryan


Collecting Ourselves is a practice led investigation into how furniture can support personal memory and identity by containing treasured possessions and by eliciting the stories linked to these objects. I propose that a focal point within the home can provide a concentrated experience of the self (either private or shared) through the ongoing curation of personally significant possessions; personal furniture is proposed as a way of encapsulating what Jennifer Gonzalez calls an autotopography:...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d820ac58c24f


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