Search for dissertations about: "social aesthetics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 58 swedish dissertations containing the words social aesthetics.

  1. 1. Aesthetics of being together

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Stoffel Kuenen; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; design; interaction design; design theory; aesthetics; aesthetics of being together; aesthetics of interaction; design practices; design research practice; research through design; practice based research; constructive design research; social media; technological mediation; social platforms; digital interactions; social interaction; group interaction; social dynamics; perceptual crossing; intersubjectivity; Aesthetics; estetik; design; design;

    Abstract : Design deals with matters of aesthetics. Historically, aesthetics in industrial design refers to the designed artifact: aesthetics of objects. When designed artifacts include digital technologies, aesthetics in design refers to what happens between people and artifacts as well: aesthetics of interaction. READ MORE

  2. 2. In conversation with the Kolam practice: Auspiciousness and artistic experiences among Women in Tamilnadu, South India

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg, School of Global Studies

    Author : Anna Laine; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anthropology; kolam; visual culture; multisensoriality; aesthetics; art; artistic practice; photography; gender; efficacy; agency; hinduism;

    Abstract : This anthropological study explores the kolam, a South Indian practice where women daily draw geometrical images in front of their homes to invite the deities. Through this practice, women engage in social and religious processes. They generate an auspicious atmosphere and become constructed as feminine beings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Around the Screen Computer activities in children’s everyday lives

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Pål André Aarsand; Karin Aronsson; Michael Tholander; David Middleton; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ethnography; Activity frames; Computer activities; Identities; Digital technology; Classroom; family; Social interaction; Everyday life; Children; barn; datoraktivitet; digital teknologi; diskursanalys; familj; identitet; skola; social; interaktion; vardagsliv; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Children; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Barn;

    Abstract : The present ethnography documents computer activities in everyday life. The data consist of video recordings, interviews and field notes, documenting (i) 16 students in a seventh grade class in a computer room and other school settings and (ii) 22 children, interacting with siblings, friends and parents in home settings. READ MORE

  4. 4. Conquest of the Forest. Rice Rituals of the To Pamona in Central Sulawesi (Indonesia)

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Bengt Jacobsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Central Sulawesi; To Pamona; rice rituals; plant fertility; ritual symbolism and symbolic exchange.;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines some salient sequences of pre-Christian dry rice rituals in highland Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, particularly those of the To Pamona ethnic cluster which resides mainly in the present-day kecamatan of Pamona Utara and Pamona Selatan. The analysis focuses on certain crucial points in the progression of the developmental cycle of rice, namely the initial expiatory moandoe sala, the first ritual episodes conducted in the swidden fields, and the pre-planting, planting, and harvesting rituals. READ MORE

  5. 5. The aesthetics of play : a didactic study of play and culture in preschools

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gunilla Lindqvist; Uppsala universitet.; [1995]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik;

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