Search for dissertations about: "Materiella kulturer"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Materiella kulturer.

  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. 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 : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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

  3. 3. Coal Lives : Italians and the Metabolism of Coal in Wallonia, Belgium, 1945-1980

    Author : Daniele Valisena; Marco Armiero; Sverker Sörlin; Don Mitchell; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; environmental humanities; migration; environmental history; coal; mining; metabolism; Italians; ECSC; heritage; toxicity; geo-history; walking methodology; minatori; emigrazione; storia delle migrazioni; storia ambientale; CECA; patrimonio culturale; tossicità; metabolismo; geostoria; mineurs italiens; migration; CECA; patrimoine; metabolisme; geo-histoire; histoire de l environnement; History of Science; Technology and Environment; Historiska studier av teknik; vetenskap och miljö;

    Abstract : This manuscript focuses on the relationship between coal and the history of the over 300,000 Italian miners who moved to Wallonia, Belgium, from 1946 onwards, in accordance to the State agreement between Italy and Belgium known as “men in exchange for coal.” Notably, I use environmental history of migration to analyze what I define as “the metabolism of coal. READ MORE