Search for dissertations about: "nonhuman agency"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words nonhuman agency.

  1. 1. Project Becoming and Knowing Trajectories. An Epistemological Perspective on Human and Nonhuman Project Making

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Camilla Niss; Högskolan i Gävle.; Högskolan i Gävle.; KTH.; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi; project; knowing; project making; nonhuman agency; knowing trajectory;

    Abstract :  In our ‘projectified’ and ‘knowledge-intensive’ society, industrial projects have been proposed as important “journeys of knowledge creation” or “places for knowledge integration”. To date, such perspectives have mainly used traditional cognitive and contextual theories of knowledge and have thus mostly been focused on human actors and their interaction. READ MORE

  2. 2. EXPANDED CHOREOGRAPHY Shifting the agency of movement in The Artificial Nature Project and 69 positions

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholms konstnärliga högskola

    Author : Mette Invartsen; Stockholms konstnärliga högskola.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; material agency; vibrant matter; sensorial participation; sensorial problems; immersive stage environments; color perception; nonhuman choreography; actants; the Anthropocene; non-subjective performativity; ecology; catastrophe; technological extensions of the body; the triple image; animate inanimate; expression; action; production of affect; evaporation; dissolution and dispersion; poetics; expanded choreography; Sexuality; sexual liberation; the performance history of the 1960s; protest and politics; ‘language choreography’; orality; storytelling; pornography; affect and economy; expression and liberty; immaterial labor; self-experimentation; dance; ‘soft choreography ; social choreography; Koreografi; Dans; Konstnärlig forskning; Performativa och mediala praktiker; med inriktning mot film och media koreografi opera scen; Performative and mediated practices; with specializations in choreography film and media opera performing arts;

    Abstract : Through two books and a series of video documentations of live performances Mette Ingvartsen makes choreography into a territory of physical, artistic and social experimentation. The Artificial Nature Series focusses on how relations between human and non-human agency can be explored and reconfigured through choreography. READ MORE

  3. 3. An Autocracy of Empathy : Human-Animal Relations and the Emotional Architecture of Speciesism

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Kurtis Boyer; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2018-10-05]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; human-animal relations; empathy; political agency; political theory;

    Abstract : With a commitment to a relational ontology, scholars from within the feminist care tradition of animal ethics have been able to theorize how our moral significance - as well as our moral obligations to others - arise from the metaphysical and empathetic 'entanglements. Independent of species, gender and the like, we exist as embodied beings. READ MORE

  4. 4. Clustering Architectures: The Role of Materialities for Emerging Collectives in the Public Domain

    University dissertation from Institutionen för arkitektur & byggd miljö

    Author : Jesper Magnusson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2016-08-10]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Urban design; public life; public space; collective space; everyday life; actor-network theory; territoriality; social interaction; nonhuman agency; material culture;

    Abstract : This thesis is a study of social life, addressing issues concerning how and by what means people meet in urban public space. The main aim of this thesis is to is to investigate how certain artefacts and architectural features support the formation and temporal stabilisation of heterogeneous clusters and collectives, and thus, in order to the development of conceptual tools that can contribute to a more refined description and analysis of the role of architecture and artefacts for urban public life [a very long sentence…]. READ MORE