Manic Architectonics




Stoddart, Sebastian J.


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In the written thesis that follows, Sebastian J. Stoddart explains the theory behind Manic Architectonics and its involvement in the creation of his body of work. Explanation of ties linking psychological study to aesthetic properties and emotive qualities secures the foundation from which work may be born. As the title suggests, the synthesis is composed of expressions of perpetually obsessive psychophysiological scrutiny based on architecturally derived imagery, manifestation represented by individual case studies. Through providing the audience with these samples, the artist invites inspection and reflection concentrating on the emotional essence imbedded in the work.


"This thesis is submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture."


sculpture, architecture, art, formula, obsession, psychology, installation, self-portrait, psychophysiological, behavioral analysis



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