Search for dissertations about: "more-than-human relations"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words more-than-human relations.

  1. 1. Ecologies of Practices and Thinking

    University dissertation from Göteborg : ArtMonitor

    Author : Elke Marhöfer; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; new materialism; film; image; matter; nonhuman; more-than-human; other-than-human; not-so-human; ecology; agriculture; otherness; storytelling; enunciation; post-context; post-history; animism; colonialism; becoming with; seeing together; lines of flight; modes; animals; plants; things; territories; multiplicities; chaos; expressive continuum; rerational aesthetics; radical empiricism; Baruch Spinoza; Gilles Deleuze; Félix Guattari; Isabelle Stengers; Donna Haraway; Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing; Brian Massumi; Danièle Huillet; Jean Marie Straub;

    Abstract : How does a new materialist film practice look? To approach this question the practice-led material driven research explores dynamic ecological relations and processes of thinking and practicing. It employs an animist methodology which allows it to relate to the nonhuman as an active participant, rather than a passive object of inquiry. READ MORE

  2. 2. Are you ready for a wet live-in? explorations into listening

    University dissertation from Umeå; Lund : Umeå University; Lund University

    Author : Janna Holmstedt; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; artistic research; listening; situated practices; sound in art; expanded art; expanded scenography; media ecology; acousmatic orality; a orality; storytelling; interspecies communication; more-than-human relations; co-habitation; sensorial estrangement; posthumanism; parasites; play; technology; dolphins; sonic sensibility; transliteracy; voice; performativity; new materialism; Michel Serres; Karen Barad; John Lilly; oceans; wet live-in;

    Abstract : Listen. If I ask you to listen, what is it that I ask of you—that you will understand, or perhaps obey? Or is it some sort of readiness that is requested? What occurs with a body in the act of listening? How do sound and voice structure audio-visual-spatial relations in concrete situations?This doctoral thesis in fine arts consists of six artworks and an essay that documents the research process, or rather, acts as a travelogue as it stages and narrates a series of journeys into a predominantly sonic ecology. READ MORE

  3. 3. An animal without an animal within : investigating the identities of pet keeping

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : David Redmalm; Örebro universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociologi; Sociology; animal studies; animality; anomalies; companion animals; Michel Foucault; Donna Haraway; human-animal studies; materialsemiotics; pets; posthumanism;

    Abstract : If the human is an animal without an animal within—a creature that has transcended the animal condition—what is a pet? This creature balancing on the border between nature and culture, simultaneously included in and excluded from a human “we”, is the focus of this thesis. The thesis analyzes the discourses and normative frameworks structuring the meaning of pets in people’s lives. READ MORE

  4. 4. Becoming-place (Re)conceptualising friluftsliv in the Swedish physical education and health curriculum

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan, GIH

    Author : Jonas Mikaels; GIH. Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; relational materialism; place; curriculum; friluftsliv; Deleuze; Samhällsvetenskap Humaniora; Social Sciences Humanities;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to critically examine taken for granted assumptions underpinning friluftsliv and outdoor education as a learning area in the curriculum, and to explore the educational potential of a place-responsive pedagogy. A growing body of critical research in outdoor studies suggest that there has been a discursive shift away from an activity-based personal and social development discourse, in favour of more critical awareness in outdoor education research. READ MORE