Search for dissertations about: "Moa Matthis"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Moa Matthis.

  1. 1. "Take a Taste" : Selling Isak Dinesen's Seven Gothic Tales in 1934

    Author : Moa Matthis; Heidi Hansson; Claire Squires; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; marketability; Book-of-the-Month-Club; consumer culture; commercialism; colonial Kenya; feudal ideal; aristocracy; identity; malleability; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study explores the marketability of Isak Dinesen's Seven Gothic Tales, published in the US in 1934. The term marketability is used to refer to the book as a potentially desirable object for sale on the market, successfully promoted by the Book-of-the-Month-Club whose members were intent on educating themselves and refining their taste. READ MORE

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

    Author : Maja Frögård; Bo Westerlund; Jonathan Metzger; Moa Matthis; Erling Björgvinsson; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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