Search for dissertations about: "Body"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 4216 swedish dissertations containing the word Body.

  1. 1. Body of movement : (in)forming movement

    Author : Linnea Bågander; Clemens Thornquist; Hanna Landin; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Fashion design; Movement; Body; Material; Dance;

    Abstract : In dance many choreographers uses neutral garments not to distract too much from the movement the ”natural” body performs. Still these garments paints the body with color, form, identity and movement qualities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Body Acts Queer

    Author : Maja Gunn; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Body; Clothes; Design; Desire; Direction; Fashion; Feminism; Gaze; Gender; Ideology; Other; Perception; Performance; Performative; Performativity; Power; Research; Sexuality; Text; Queer; Writing.; Textiles and Fashion Design ; Textil och mode konstnärlig ;

    Abstract : Body Acts Queer is an exploration of the performative and ideological functions of clothes with regard to gender, feminism and queer. It is an artistic, practice-based thesis in the field of fashion and design. The thesis includes three projects: On & Off, If you were a girl I would love you even more and The Club Scene. READ MORE

  3. 3. Body movement as material : Designing temporal expressions

    Author : Linnea Bågander; Clemens Thornquist; Lise Amy Hansen; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Design; body; body as material; fashion design; performing arts; temporal form; practice-led research; design methods; motion design; Textiles and Fashion Design ; Textil och mode konstnärlig ;

    Abstract : Movement and temporal qualities have a significant effect on design expressions. However, in the design of dress these are often overlooked, and the static form of a positioned body is considered to be the main driver of design. This work explores the expressions of the body in motion, engaged in the interaction constituted by wearing. READ MORE

  4. 4. Body Games : Designing for movement-based play in co-located social settings

    Author : Elena Márquez Segura; Barry Brown; Annika Waern; Florian Mueller; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Man-Machine-Interaction MMI ; människa-maskin-interaktion MMI ;

    Abstract : The challenge of designing for games and playful activities has moved past the technical, to focus on how to design for a design space where the threads of the digital technologies and the physical world interweave and entangle creating a hybrid fabric where play can take place. But how can we bridge between the digital and physical world where play is enacted and unravel the tangle of this hybrid fabric? How can we braid the digital and digital threads to spur playful experiences? In this thesis, I focus on a concrete fabric of hybrid play: co–located physical and social play, and propose a framework for design in this scenario: the PLAY BOOST framework. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Sensational Body : A Spectatorial Exploration of the Experience of Bodies on Stage in Circus, Burlesque and Freak Show

    Author : Jonas Eklund; Meike Wagner; Camilla Damkjær; Helen Stoddart; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; circus; new circus; contemporary circus; burlesque; neo-burlesque; boylesque; freak show; sideshow; bodies; phenomenology; spectatorship; popular culture; performance analysis; autoethnography; experience; body mind; teatervetenskap; Theatre Studies;

    Abstract : At the end of the 20th century, the three genres circus, burlesque, and freak show were revived after a long period of decline. Seemingly something in the genres still has a strong appeal to the spectators. READ MORE