Search for dissertations about: "queer theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 swedish dissertations containing the words queer theory.

  1. 1. Behind Straight Curtains Towards a queer feminist theory of architecture

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Katarina Bonnevier; Katja Grillner; Alice Friedman; [2007]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; architecture theory; gender studies; feminism; queer theory; performance; performativity; heteronormativity; theatricality; Eileen Gray; Natalie Barney; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Architecture and architectural conservation and restoration Architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Arkitektur och bebyggelsevård Arkitektur;

    Abstract : This thesis presents theatrical queer feminist interpretations of architecture staged within a series of architectural scenes: architect Eileen Gray’s building E.1027 in the south of France (1926-29); author Natalie Barney’s literary salon at 20 rue Jacob, Paris (1909-1968); and author Selma Lagerlöf’s former home and memorial estate Mårbacka, situated in mid-west Sweden and transformed between 1919 and 1923. READ MORE

  2. 2. Body acts queer Clothing as a performative challenge to heteronormativity

    University dissertation from Högskolan i Borås

    Author : Maja Gunn; José Teunissen; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Artistic research; design; fashion; ideology; performativity; pleasure; power; queer.; Textiles and Fashion Design ; Textil och mode konstnärlig ;

    Abstract : This artistic, practice-based thesis has been developed based on the idea that design creates social and ideological change. From this perspective, Body Acts Queer — Clothing as a performative challenge to heteronormativity introduces an artistic way of working with and exploring the performative and ideological functions of clothing with regard to gender, feminism, and queer. READ MORE

  3. 3. Body Acts Queer

    University dissertation from Borås : Högskolan i Borås

    Author : Maja Gunn; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Body; Clothes; Design; Desire; Direction; Fashion; Feminism; Gaze; Gender; Ideology; Other; Perception; Performance; Performative; Performativity; Power; Research; Sexuality; Text; Queer; Writing.; Textiles and Fashion Design ; Textil och mode konstnärlig ;

    Abstract : Body Acts Queer is an exploration of the performative and ideological functions of clothes with regard to gender, feminism and queer. It is an artistic, practice-based thesis in the field of fashion and design. The thesis includes three projects: On & Off, If you were a girl I would love you even more and The Club Scene. READ MORE

  4. 4. Queer Community through Photographic Acts. Three Entrances to an Artistic Research Project Approaching LGBTQIA Russia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Art and Theory Publishing

    Author : Annica Karlsson Rixon; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; queer community; photographic acts; fotografisk gestaltning; photography; feminist theory; queer theory; community; embodied positions; movement; performativity; intersectionality; situated knowledge; in-between; insider; outsider; Russian LGBTQIA; artistic research; Trinh T. Minh-ha;

    Abstract : This compilation thesis is made within the field of fotografisk gestaltning (photography) and is a study of the potential for queer community to emerge through photographic acts. It consists of two artworks that have been presented in a series of exhibitions, published texts, workshops, and lectures. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Eloquent Blood : The Goddess Babalon and the Construction of Femininities in Western Esotericism

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Teologiska institutionen, Uppsala universitet

    Author : Manon Hedenborg White; Mattias Gardell; Henrik Bogdan; Ulrika Dahl; Egil Asprem; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Western esotericism; occultism; magic; gender; sexuality; queer; queer theory; femininity; femininities; Thelema; Aleister Crowley; Ordo Templi Orientis; Babalon; Scarlet Woman; Luce Irigaray; Religionshistoria; History of Religions;

    Abstract : The study analyses the changing construction of femininities and feminine sexuality in interpretations of the goddess Babalon, a central deity in Aleister Crowley’s (1875–1947) esoteric religion Thelema. Femininity has occupied a problematic position in feminist theory, frequently associated with lack, artifice, and restriction. READ MORE