Search for dissertations about: "relational aesthetics"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words relational aesthetics.

  1. 1. Relational textiles : surface expressions in space design

    Author : Delia Dumitrescu; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Smart textiles; Textiles and Fashion General ; Textil och mode generell ;

    Abstract : The emergence of the Smart Textiles field opens possibilities for designers to combine traditional surface fabrication techniques with advanced technology in the design process. The purpose of this work is to develop knowledge on interactive knitted textiles as materials for architecture and to do so through practice-based design research. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gallery Experience : Viewers, Screens and the Space In-Between in Contemporary Installation Art

    Author : Olivia Eriksson; Malin Wahlberg; Anu Koivunen; Ilona Hongisto; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; gallery film; film installation; artists film; archival art; film experience; film phenomenology; embodied experience; relational aesthetics; participation; site specificity; Olafur Eliasson; Fiona Tan; Akram Zaatari; Richard Mosse; Jesper Just; Cinema Studies; filmvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores gallery experience as an embodied and site-specific occurrence. Using an interdisciplinary approach that bridges art historical research with film theoretical perspectives, it offers contextualized, in-depth analyses of a limited number of contemporary installation works exhibited in Scandinavia during 2014–2016. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ecologies of Practices and Thinking

    Author : Elke Marhöfer; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : 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

  4. 4. Structuring Fashion : Department Stores as Situating Spatial Practice

    Author : Daniel Koch; Lars Marcus; Rolf Gullström Hughes; Staffan Henriksson; Judith Williamson; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; architecture; architecture theory; architectural morphology; spatial systems; department stores; commercial cultures; shopping; consumption; social structures; fashion; identity; public culture; relational space; space syntax; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates department stores as complex spatial and cultural buildings, in which values and ideas are expressed, negotiated, and produced. Situated in a cultural context commonly referred to as a society of consumption, where identity and social structures are worked out through consumption rather than production, the query turns to a specific act of consumption: that of shopping. READ MORE

  5. 5. “Distantly a part”: Wallace Stevens and the Poetics of Modernist Autonomy

    Author : Gül Bilge Han; Bo G. Ekelund; Bart Eeckhout; Lee Margaret Jenkins; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Wallace Stevens; aesthetic autonomy; modernism; poetry; social engagement; politics of aesthetics; collectivity; inaesthetics; philosophy; English; engelska;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the social and political dimensions of aesthetic autonomy as it is given formal expression in Wallace Stevens’s poetry of the 1930s and the early 1940s. Whereas modernist claims to autonomy are often said to rest upon an ideological assertion of art’s detachment from socio-historical concerns, I argue that, in Stevens’s work, autonomy is conceived in relational terms, which gives rise to new lines of interconnection between his poetry and its cultural situation. READ MORE