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Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

100 moves ahead, 2017

Identifier: cm_2017summer_hunt_riley.pdf

"An attempt to address the issue of homelessness through video games. The game intended to show the user challenges homeless people in the Boston area deal with, and in turn create a sense of empathy for this demographic. Through a fictional narrative based on gameplay actions, the player learns that homelessness is not something anyone deserves." --Abstract.

Dates: 2017

Improving Outcomes for Complex Consumers with Traumatic Brain Injury: Experiences and Practices of Providers in a Medical Respite Center, 2023

Identifier: cd_2023spring_shukan_leah.pdf
Overview "This qualitative study explored the experiences and practices of caregivers for consumers with suspected traumatic brain injury (TBI) in a local medical respite center serving individuals experiencing houselessness who need a safe place to recuperate from medical interventions or illness. It also aimed to identify ways to improve these consumer's outcomes. To address these questions, five ethnographic interviews and one focus group were conducted with staff members at Boston Healthcare for...
Dates: 2023

Nomads, 2022

Identifier: vm_2022spring_expose_joshua.pdf

"Nomads (2021) is a cautionary tale that tackles subject matters such as human trafficking and homelessness. This exploration of the gritty landscape of the city at night highlights the importance of Social Darwinism when a homeless hustler meets traumatized sex worker. I hope this film also highlights the reality that people are still people. We all bleed red and have the same level of emotions; some people are just in extreme circumstances than others." -- Abstract

Dates: 2022

Underside, 2016

Identifier: vm_2016spring_murphy_cornelius.pdf

"Underside is a short narrative film about Oliver, a middle-aged man who lives out of his car. The film follows Oliver as he struggles to maintain his secret from everyone around him and keep his dignity intact. The film explores themes of anger, shame, and identity in contrast with what one person presents to the world and the reality of their life." -- Abstract

Dates: 2016

Visual & Media Arts Department Thesis Media Component Records

 record group
Identifier: RG 044.01
Scope and Contents These records contain compact, digital video, and blue ray discs as well as the corresponding digital files collected from Master of Fine Arts students of the Visual and Media Arts Department as part of their graduation requirements. Included in this collection are documentaries, fictional narrative videos, interactive websites, video games, animations, audiobooks, music, and instructional materials. The subjects of the theses are unrestricted and therefore varied and numerous. Paper...
Dates: 1995 - ?