Search for dissertations about: "Sven-Olov Wallenstein"

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  1. 1. Nihilism, Art, and Technology

    Author : Sven-Olov Wallenstein; Staffan Carlshamre; Arnfinn Bö-Rygg; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; nihilism; art; technology; avant-garde; architecture; critical theory; Martin Heidegger; Walter Benjamin; Ernst Jünger; Mies van der Rohe; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen; Theoretical Philosophy; teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : The thesis investigates the role of technology in the formation of the artistic avant-garde, along with various forms of philosophical reflection on this development, with a particular emphasis on Heidegger. Setting out from an analysis of three paradigmatic cases in the interplay between art and technology—the invention of photography, the shift from Futurism to Constructivism, and the interpretation of technology in debates on architectural theory in the 1920s and ’30s—it proceeds to a discussion of three philosophical responses to this development, those found in Walter Benjamin, Martin Heidegger, and Ernst Jünger, all of which share a certain avant-garde sensibility and a notion of art as a response to nihilism. READ MORE

  2. 2. Identical, But Still Different : On Artistic Appropriation in Visual Art

    Author : Rikard Ekholm; Claes Entzenberg; Lars-Olof Åhlberg; Sven-Olov Wallenstein; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Visual art; artistic appropriation; intention; context; meta-art; conceptual art; art theory; philosophy of art; Danto; Sturtevant; Levine; Mandiberg.; Estetik; Aesthetics;

    Abstract : In this dissertation about artistic appropriation I acknowledge that something indeed has happened in art. Visual art does not have to look in any special way anymore, or have historically validated content that can be visually grasped. Within this precondition artistic appropriation is situated. READ MORE

  3. 3. Situated Freedom : Exploring the Aesthetic Practice of Rem Koolhaas/OMA

    Author : Katja Hogenboom; Helena Mattsson; Sven-Olov Wallenstein; Helene Frichot; Robert Somol; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Situated Freedom; Assemblage; Fabulation; Any-Space-Whatever; Irrational Cut; Time-Image; Montrage; Non-Object; Theatre of Variation; Power of the False; Politics of Aesthetics; Messy Method; Aesthetic Practice; Rem Koolhaas; OMA; China Central Television Headquarters; Seattle Central Library; Villa dall’Ava; Maison à Bordeaux.; Arkitekturens historia och teori; History and Theory of Architecture;

    Abstract : The thesis advocates that architecture can, as an operative medium, situate freedom. Following the work of Michel Foucault, the thesis develops an argument for an emancipatory endeavor, termed “situated freedom in architecture. READ MORE

  4. 4. Imagining the Organic City : Modern Tropes of Organization

    Author : Meike Schalk; Kenneth Olwig; Sven Olov Wallenstein; Helena Mattsson; M Christine Boyer; Faculty of Landscape Architecture Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences SLU Alnarp; []
    Keywords : organic; organism; types; evolution; city; society; biology; Patrick Geddes; urban design; metabolism; organization;

    Abstract : The thesis examines three ’organic tropes’ of modern architecture and urban design, addressing different crucial moments of change within modernist discourse. Attention is focused on the institutionalization of ‘town planning’ at the turn of the last century; the shift during the post-war years; and the beginning of urban debate in Japan during the early 1960s. READ MORE

  5. 5. The organic and the city : Nature and capital in urban thought

    Author : Meike Schalk; Gunilla Bandolin; Gunnar Sorte; Sven Olov Wallenstein; Sten Gromark; Faculty of Landscape Architecture Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences SLU Alnarp; []
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