Search for dissertations about: "performing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1254 swedish dissertations containing the word performing.

  1. 1. Performing Power : The Political Masks of King Gustav III of Sweden (1771-1792)

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Musicology and Performance Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Maria Berlova; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Gustav III; theatricality; theatrical playing; staging; pageant; performative communication; teatervetenskap; Theatre Studies;

    Abstract : King Gustav III founded the Swedish National Theater and Opera, participated in the court theater as playwright, director and actor and he was rightly called the Theater King. The King’s passion for acting was perceived in the past as a psychological weakness, which won him the appellation of wimp (fjant). READ MORE

  2. 2. Performing Punk : Subcultural Authentications and the Positioning of the Mainstream

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Sociology

    Author : Erik Hannerz; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociologi; Sociology; subculture; punk; mainstream; authentication; style; identity; cultural sociology; ethnography; convex; concave; patterns of meaning;

    Abstract : This thesis is about how and in opposition to what punk is defined and lived out by punks in Sweden and Indonesia. Arguing against the previous research’s presumption that subcultural meaning constitutes a single set of meaning, this study points to two patterned sets of meanings, each constructed out of several different definitions of the mainstream as well as the subcultural authentic. READ MORE

  3. 3. Performing Perfectly : Presentations of Childhood in Knutby Filadelfia Before and After the Dissolution of the Congregation

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Sanja Nilsson; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Childhood; Knutby Filadelfia; High-Demand New Religious Communes; Charisma; Presentations; Stigma; Total Institution; Interkulturella studier; Intercultural Studies;

    Abstract : The Knutby Filadelfia Congregation, founded in 1921, started out as a Pentecostal congregation. It has, however, been considered a deviant and semi-isolated new religious movement ever since it became known to the public after a murder took place within its community in 2004. READ MORE

  4. 4. Action Reconsidered. Cognitive Aspects of the Relation between Script and Scenic Action

    University dissertation from Theatre Academy Helsinki

    Author : Erik Rynell; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Theatre; cognition; embodied cognition; acting; avantgarde theatre; new theatre;

    Abstract : Contemporary cognitive science challenges the idea about the human brain as a kind of computor. Instead the importance of the body for our way to understand and interact with the world has come into focus. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Rhythm of Thinking: Immanence and Ethics in Theater Performance

    University dissertation from Göteborg : ArtMonitor, Konstnärliga fakulteten, Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Johan Petri; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; artistic research; co-composition; collective processes; compositional structure; dramaturgy; ethics; hierarchy in collective creation; immanent collective creation; instant collective composition; multiplicity; music theater; performance philosophy; performative critique; process ontology; process philosophy; relation of non-relation; theater; theater directing; theatrical composition; Rosi Braidotti; John Cage; Gilles Deleuze; Brian Massumi; Mathias Spahlinger;

    Abstract : The dissertation The Rhythm of Thinking: Immanence and Ethics in Theater Performance is an artistic research project in the field of theater, with directing and theatrical composition and dramaturgy as its main points of focus. The critical exploration is based on the experience of conceptualizing and directing three different theater performances. READ MORE