Theses Master's

Adapt the Future

Smith, Stephen Charles

Adapt the Future is an enigmatic document aimed at developing a rigorous methodology of adaptation towards the ambiguous and the unknown. Herein, we define futurity in art as ambiguous & unknown, and attempt to embody the paradox of future art manifested in the present.


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Parker, Christian
M.F.A., Columbia University
Published Here
May 18, 2020


Ambiguity, Future, Futurism, Alain Robbe-Grillet, Suzan-Lori Parks, Richard Maxwell, John Cage, Philip Glass, Vivian Sobchack, Gertrude Stein, Samuel Beckett, Le Voyeur, Not I, Elements of Style, Adaptation