Literature Review submission: with corrections and updates.

I am so thrilled this week – after a couple of months of work I have completed the revisions from my first literature review exam and put them to post. I need to confess, the deeper I travel into my practice-led research and the more that the pressure of “finishing a doctorate” loom, the more IContinue reading “Literature Review submission: with corrections and updates.”

Trimming the triangle.

Here I am, the time has come to trim the triangle (don’t worry, this isn’t a post about Amanda Palmers “Map of Tasmania”, though I do love that song.. http://www.amazon.ca/dp/0061452238/ref=rdr_ext_tmb). A triangle is the shape of my quilt. I have been thinking  a lot today about the woman who first taught me how to properlyContinue reading “Trimming the triangle.”

Soooooo close now!

Well, I’ve been working steadily for weeks now on a “literature review quilt” as a portion of my literature review comprehensive exam, and I am nearing the final steps. As you can see here, I have a “quilt sandwich”. I have finished piecing together the blocks of the top quilt and added all of theContinue reading “Soooooo close now!”

Literature Review Quilt

An important part of my arts-based doctoral research is to partner & compliment making research with more conventional academic written research. I am very fortunate to have Maria Elena Buszek (Associate Professor of Art History in the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Colorado Denver Department of Visual Arts) agree to provide myContinue reading “Literature Review Quilt”