Search for dissertations about: "Photography"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 127 swedish dissertations containing the word Photography.

  1. 1. Impure vision : American staged art photography of the 1970s

    University dissertation from Nordic Academic Press

    Author : Moa Goysdotter; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; vision; phenomenology; postphenomenology; visuality; Lucas Samaras; Arthur Tress; Duane Michals; Les Krims; staged photography; art photography; history of photography; 20th century photography; photography from the 1970s; American photography;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to explore how American staged art photographers in the 1970s problematized a traditional, visualist approach to the photograph as mediator or interface between human subject and reality, which had been present in the straight photography that had dominated American art photography from the early decades of the twentieth century. Instead of viewing the camera as an objective, optical device and photographs as mechanically reproducible artistic products, the proponents of the new "staged photography" seized the possibilities of conveying holistic life experiences by employing a full range of sensory impressions. READ MORE

  2. 2. “Bridal Couples" : On Hybridity in Conceptual Chinese Photography 1995–2009

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Oriental Languages, Stockholm University

    Author : Eva Aggeklint; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; China; Reform Period China; Contemporary Chinese Art; Contemporary Chinese Photography; Conceptual Photography; Bridal Photography; Bridal Couples; Art Market; Auction Houses; Third Space; Hybrid; Hybridity; Hybridisation; Interpretation; Asiens språk och kulturer; Asian Languages and Cultures;

    Abstract : Chinese art of the 1990s responded to the many changes in the environment and thereby to changes in personal lives. Many Chinese artists of the time were therefore concerned with their selves and their works reveal explorations of personal identity. READ MORE

  3. 3. In Search of the Pure Photograph : A Historiographic Study of the Farm Security Administration, Walker Evans, and the Survey Histories of Photography

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Fronton

    Author : Cecilia Strandroth; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Art; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Konstvetenskap; Art history; photography; historiography; documentary; history of photography; Farm Security Administration; Walker Evans; propaganda; modernism; media specificity; photographic archives; Konstvetenskap; History Of Art; konstvetenskap;

    Abstract : The photographic archive of the American New Deal agency Farm Security Administration (created 1935-1943) occupies an important place in the history of photography as an exemplar of documentary photography and as symbol of the Great Depression. This dissertation is a historiographic study of this narrative of FSA photography, which investigates the archive's monumental position in the historical narration and demonstrates other possible readings. READ MORE

  4. 4. Stereoscopic digital speckle photography

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Per Synnergren; [1998]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Experimentell mekanik; Experimental Mechanics;

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  5. 5. Capturing change : The practice of Malian photography, 1930s-1990s

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Tanya Elder; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; African photography; situated practice; bricoleur; indigenous technology; assimilation and adaptation; media technology; Mali; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This study follows the evolution of three distinct photographic practices in Mali. It focuses on indigenous photographers in the towns of Segou, Mopti and Kayes. The first practice beginning in the 1930's, is studio photography. READ MORE