Search for dissertations about: "Konstfack"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the word Konstfack.

  1. 1. Form & Formlessness : Questioning aesthetic abstractions through art projects, cross-disciplinary studies and product design education

    Author : Cheryl Akner Koler; Edith Ackermann; Konstfack; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Aesthetics; Abstractions; Form; Design; Formgiving; Formlessness; Gestalt; Complexity; cross-disciplinary; Design; Design; Konst; Arts; Designdriven och gestaltande kunskapsproduktion; Designdriven och gestaltande kunskapsproduktion; Sensorium; rumsliga perceptioner; Sensorium; rumsliga perceptioner; Materiella kulturer; Materiella kulturer;

    Abstract : This research is based on empirical, embodied studies aimed to generate and regenerate aesthetic reasoning through three approaches:an educational approach concerned with developing an aesthetic discipline, supporting a formgiving process aimed to create tangible artifacts.an art-based approach supporting an open exploration of distortion and formlessnessa multi-disciplinary exploratory approach concerned with aesthetic experiences shared in laborations demonstrating complexity and transformation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Breathtaking Greenhouse Parastructures : a supplement to the Arcades Project from a Caribbean Perspective [and a call for a careful practice of epistemológica]

    Author : Luis Berríos-Negrón; Leif Dahlberg; Håkan Nilsson; Florian Dombois; Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; greenhouse; colonial memory; phenomenotechnologies; global warming; sculpture; installation art; Art; Technology and Design; Konst; teknik och design;

    Abstract : Breathtaking Greenhouse Parastructures is a doctoral work that supplements the unfinished modern opus The Arcades Project [in German Das Passagen-Werk (Mit Bindestrich und Werk mit Capital W) ]. The supplement takes the form of a sculptural, historical, and technological deposition of ‘greenhouse’ that presently oscillates between a past-background and future-foreground to Walter Benjamin's ‘theatrical’ handling of the Parisian arcades. READ MORE

  3. 3. Negotiating Tensions : Designers’ responsibilities in democratic entanglements

    Author : Maja Frögård; Bo Westerlund; Jonathan Metzger; Moa Matthis; Erling Björgvinsson; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; design; workshop; co-design; democracy; entanglements; tensions; responsibilities; framing; negotiation; proposals; participatory design; urban planning; Art; Technology and Design; Konst; teknik och design;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the roles and responsibilities of designers when we design workshops with democratic ambitions. Reflecting on my experiences from making co-design workshops for citizen participation to support sustainable urban development in municipal planning processes, I inquire into designers’ societal entanglements and explore these from democratic, social, political and designerly perspectives. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sisters! Making Films, Doing Politics : An Exploration in Artistic Research

    Author : Petra Bauer; Konstfack; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Aesthetics; Art; Artistic Research; Berwick Street Film Collecitve; Camera; Cinema Action; Claire Johnston; Collectivity; Documentary Film; Ethics; feminism; film; Film Collectives; Film Production; Film Strategies; Hannah Arendt; Judith Butler; London Women’s Film Group; Political Action; Public Space; Relationality; Southall Black Sisters; Aesthetics; Art; Artistic Research; Berwick Street Film Collecitve; Camera; Cinema Action; Claire Johnston; Collectivity; Documentary Film; Ethics; feminism; film; Film Collectives; Film Production; Film Strategies; Hannah Arendt; Judith Butler; London Women’s Film Group; Political Action; Public Space; Relationality; Southall Black Sisters;

    Abstract : How does film become a political act? That is the question that the artistic research project Sisters! Making Films, Doing Politics revolves around. Taking Hannah Arendt’s ideas about the constitution of the political arena as its point of departure, this dissertation reflects on the aesthetic mechanisms that underlie contemporary strategies for collective and feminist filmmaking. READ MORE

  5. 5. Inside the Ideal Home : The Changing Values of Apartment Living and the Promotion of Consumption in Sweden, 1950-1970

    Author : Maria Perers; Amy F. Ogata; Pat Kirkham; Helena Mattsson; Material Culture Design History Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; advice literature; building code; consumer education; domesticity; ikea; interior design; home economics; Swedish design; konsumtion; konsumentupplysning; bostadsplanering; byggnormer; hemmet; heminredning; folkhemmet; designhistoria; kök; ikea; kooperativa förbundet; Design; Design; Materiella kulturer; Materiella kulturer; Humaniora; Humaniora; Design; Design;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the image of the ideal home in Sweden, an idea closely bound to the spatial dynamics of building norms and the outfitting of the domestic household, from the 1950s through the 1960s. By examining official, commercial, and consumer-cooperative ideals of housing and home, I attempt to understand and analyze correlations between various visions of the ideal apartment home and the social, political, economic, and cultural contexts in which they were conceived during the heyday of the Swedish welfare state. READ MORE