Search for dissertations about: "Konstfack"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 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 : 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 : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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. Designing with Urban Sound : Exploring methods for qualitative sound analysis of the built environment

    Author : Nina Hällgren; Katja Grillner; Björn Hellström; Gunnar Sandin; Konstfack; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Architecture; urban sound design; urban sound planning; soundscape; urban planning; artistic research; architectural research; Architectue;

    Abstract : The licentiate thesis Designing with Urban Sound explores the constitution and qualitative characteristics of urban sonic space from a design-oriented and practice-based perspective. The act of lifting forth and illuminating the interaction between architecture, the creation of sound and a sonic experience aims to examine and develop useful tools and methods for the representation, communication and analysis of the exterior sonic environment in complex architectural spaces. READ MORE

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

    Author : Petra Bauer; Konstfack; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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;

    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. You told me : work stories and video essays / verkberättelser och videoessäer

    Author : Magnus Bärtås; Konstfack; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Video art; Videokonst; Art; Konstvetenskap;

    Abstract : You Told Meis a practice-based research project and consists of three video biographies (the  Who is…? series), and two video essays ( Kumiko, Johnnie Walker & the Cute  (2007), Madame & Little Boy (2009)), an introduction with a contextualization and methodology of the field, and three essays.The dissertation is an observation and analysis of certain functions and meanings of narration and narratives in contemporary art, as well as being an experiment with roles, methods, actions, and narrative functions in an artistic medium – the video essay. READ MORE