Search for dissertations about: "avant-garde discourse"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words avant-garde discourse.

  1. 1. An aesthetics of resistance : the open-ended practice of language writing

    Author : Åsa Arketeg; Lars-Olof Åhlberg; Claes Entzenberg; Ming Qian Ma; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Humanities and religion; language writing; the l=a=n=g=u=a=g=e journal; Bruce Andrews; Charles Bernstein; Lyn Hejinian; Ron Silliman; open-ended; language; writing; poetry; poetics; construction; theory; practice; separation; aesthetics; resistance; self-reflexion; avant-garde discourse; postmodernism; society; poststructuralism; critical theory; estetik; HUMANIORA OCH RELIGIONSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the relation between poetry and theory in the poetic practice of language writing. The topic is approached from the idea that language writing takes place in the tension of an open-ended state. READ MORE

  2. 2. Scenes of Writing, Scenes of Looking : Don DeLillo, Claus Beck-Nielsen, and the Politics of the Novel

    Author : Morten Feldtfos Thomsen; Per Bäckström; John Sundholm; Karen S. Jacobs; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; DeLillo; Beck-Nielsen; literature; aesthetics; politics; technology; imagetext; W.J.T. Mitchell; print novel; visual culture; media; intermediality; Rancière; multimodality; materiality; image; vision; Comparative Literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : Cries of the death of the novel and even of literature in general have become cultural commonplaces. In an age seemingly dominated by digital spectacle, many seem to think that traditional print literature has become an almost obsolete cultural practice, bereft of any critical social and political relevance. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Global Art World, Inc. : On the globalization of contemporary art

    Author : Charlotte Bydler; Hedvig Brander Jonsson; Hans Hayden; Sarat Maharaj; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Art history; globalization; art world-system; biennials; contemporary art; art historiography; Arthur C. Danto; Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak; Gerardo Mosquera; Paul Virilio; interpellation; Konstvetenskap; Art; Konstvetenskap; globalisering; konstvärldssystem; biennaler; samtidskonst; konsthistoriografi;

    Abstract : This study examines certain segments of the art world-system in which geographical distances seemed to vanishing as a result of faster and more intense interaction levels. This particular art world-system has been conceptualized in contradictory ways. READ MORE

  4. 4. The science of imagining solutions : design becoming conscious of itself through design

    Author : Søren Rosenbak; Johan Redström; Carl DiSalvo; Andrew Morrisson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; design; pataphysics; possibility; imaginaries; imagination; the artificial; critical practice; critical design; speculative design; design fiction; participatory design; smart cities; lies; metadata; surveillance; failures; research through design; constructive design research; practice-based design research; programmatic research; epiphenomenology; quantum poetics; design; design; industridesign; industrial design;

    Abstract : This dissertation addresses a paradox in design: we currently live in a day and age that is fundamentally conditioned by artifice on all scales, and principled by a deep sense of contingency and possibility. In this world, anything could always be something else. READ MORE