Search for dissertations about: "Spectatorship"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the word Spectatorship.

  1. 1. The Art of Pleasing the Eye Portraits by Nicolas de Largillierre and Spectatorship with Taste for Colour in the Early Eighteenth Century

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Culture and Aesthetics, Stockholm University

    Author : Roussina Roussinova; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; spectatorship; pleasure; meaning; body and mind; senses; illusion; imagination; touch; colour; attention; attraction; detail; display; portraiture; art theory; amateur; conversation; honnêteté; performativity; Nicolas de Largillierre; Roger de Piles; konstvetenskap; Art History;

    Abstract : This study examines the interaction between portraits by the exponent of French colourist painting Nicolas de Largillierre (1656–1745) and elite spectatorship in the early eighteenth century as enactment of the idea of painting as an art of pleasing the eye. As developed in the theory of art of Roger de Piles (1635–1709), the idea of painting as an art of pleasing the eye coexisted with the classicist view, which in turn emphasised the potential of painting to communicate discursive meanings and hence to engage the mind. READ MORE

  2. 2. Flow and Friction On the Tactical Potential of Interfacing with Glitch Art

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Culture and Aesthetics, Stockholm University

    Author : Vendela Grundell; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Glitch; Contemporary Art; Photography; Digital Media; Interface; Internet; Systems Aesthetics; Network Society; Tactics; Phenomenology; Spectatorship; Viewer; Experience; Rosa Menkman; Phillip Stearns; Evan Meaney; konstvetenskap; Art History;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to analyze how interfacing affects viewer experiences and viewer positions, and how glitch art online makes that effect visible. Glitch art is concerned with disruptions in the systems that govern how for instance photography is produced, circulated and displayed in a digital image flow. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Sensational Body A Spectatorial Exploration of the Experience of Bodies on Stage in Circus, Burlesque and Freak Show

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Culture and Aesthetics, Stockholm University

    Author : Jonas Eklund; Stockholms universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; circus; new circus; contemporary circus; burlesque; neo-burlesque; boylesque; freak show; sideshow; bodies; phenomenology; spectatorship; popular culture; performance analysis; autoethnography; experience; body mind; teatervetenskap; Theatre Studies;

    Abstract : At the end of the 20th century, the three genres circus, burlesque, and freak show were revived after a long period of decline. Seemingly something in the genres still has a strong appeal to the spectators. READ MORE

  4. 4. Imagining Safe Space The Politics of Queer, Feminist and Lesbian Pornography

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Ingrid Ryberg; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Pornography; Queer; feminist and lesbian activism; Interpretive community; Embodied spectatorship; Fantasy; Film production; distribution and reception; Intimate public; Counter public; Consciousness-raising; Cinema Studies; filmvetenskap;

    Abstract : There is a current wave of interest in pornography as a vehicle for queer, feminist and lesbian activism. Examples include Dirty Diaries: Twelve Shorts of Feminist Porn (Engberg, Sweden, 2009), the Pornfilmfestival Berlin (2006-) and the members-only Club LASH in Stockholm (1995-). READ MORE

  5. 5. Trans Cinema and Its Exit Scapes A Transfeminist Reading of Utopian Sensibility and Gender Dissidence in Contemporary Film

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Wibke Straube; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Transgender studies; transfeminism; queer; gender; feminism; multisensorial cinema; haptic spectatorship; touch; hearing; seeing; exit scapes; sensible cinematic intra-activity; Trans Cinema; visual cultural studies; film theory; Transstudier; transfeminism; queer; genus; feminism; multisensorisk film; haptic spectatorship; beröring känsel; hörsel; seende; exit scapes; sensible cinematic intra-activity; trans cinema; visuella kulturstudier; filmteori;

    Abstract : Trans Cinema and its Exit Scapes är en kritisk och kreativ intervention med fokus på kulturella representationer av kroppar som bryter mot en könsbinär ordning i samtida film. Studien argumenterar för möjligheten att hitta utrymmen för “disidentification”, så kallade “exit scapes” inom filmerna. READ MORE