About the Repository

The Alfred University Research and Archive (AURA) repository collects, distributes and preserves research and scholarship created by faculty, staff and students as well as documents of historical or archival significance. By offering a central location for depositing these materials through a stable, well-managed and permanent platform, AURA provides the Alfred University campus with the opportunity to share research with colleagues throughout the world while also providing access to documents with enduring value. AURA is managed by the Alfred University Libraries; additionally users should be aware of the Terms of Use and Rights Statement.


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  • Torrence, Virginia Rose (2016)
    There are certain symbols, types of touch, and a personal aesthetic that emerge from this process of searching. Some reoccurring symbols within my work are hair, fabric, holes, eyes, impressions, fruit, jewelry, and flesh. ...
  • Thompsett, Hannah (2016)
    Each of our senses plays a role in understanding space and objects. We learn to anticipate spatial and temporal relationships through the interaction of visual, auditory, and vestibular processes. Representation is an ...
  • Johnson, Lydia Ann (2016)
    Dirt records civilization. We build our homes on it, grow our food from it and bury our dead beneath it. It is our domain, our sustainer, our sanctuary. Engaging with this bodily earth reminds us of our presence. To it, ...
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    Hamilton, Gustav (2016)
    I make work that reflects its position as an art object as well as my location psychologically, socially, and geographically as an artist. These reflections and references vary. In some cases a work may have a direct ...
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    Taylor, Austyn (2016)
    The contemporary /civilized way of life exalts a dead materialist universe over an alive one. This sediment has a devastating effect on the collective psyche. 2016: our popular mythology does not regard life as the bottom ...

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