Search for dissertations about: "thesis about photography"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis about photography.

  1. 1. In Search of the Pure Photograph : A Historiographic Study of the Farm Security Administration, Walker Evans, and the Survey Histories of Photography

    Author : Cecilia Strandroth; Karin Becker; Jan von Bonsdorff; Marta Edling; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Art history; photography; historiography; documentary; history of photography; Farm Security Administration; Walker Evans; propaganda; modernism; media specificity; photographic archives; Konstvetenskap; Art; Konstvetenskap; History Of Art; konstvetenskap;

    Abstract : The photographic archive of the American New Deal agency Farm Security Administration (created 1935-1943) occupies an important place in the history of photography as an exemplar of documentary photography and as symbol of the Great Depression. This dissertation is a historiographic study of this narrative of FSA photography, which investigates the archive's monumental position in the historical narration and demonstrates other possible readings. READ MORE

  2. 2. To promote health in children with experience of cancer treatment

    Author : Eva-Lena Einberg; Karin Enskär; Catrine Kostenius; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Children; cancer; health promotion; nursing; focus group; photography; questionnaire; validity; reliability;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to develop knowledge about how to promote health in children treated for cancer and how health promotion interventions based on such knowledge can be evaluated. In this thesis, a descriptive and explorative design has been used, comprising both qualitative (Papers I-III) and quantitative (Papers I and IV) methods. READ MORE

  3. 3. Spaces of Encounter: Art and Revision in Human Animal Relations

    Author : Bryndis Snæbjørnsdóttir; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : animal studies; artistic research; conceptual art; contemporary art; contextual art; fine art research; installation art; photography; post-humanism; relational art; Snæbjörnsdóttir Wilson; site-specific art; taxidermy.;

    Abstract : This PhD project explores contemporary Western human relationships with animals through a ‘relational’ art practice. It centres on three art projects produced by Snæbjörnsdóttir/Wilson – nanoq: flat out and bluesome; (a)fly; and seal – that utilize lens-based media and installations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Flow and Friction : On the Tactical Potential of Interfacing with Glitch Art

    Author : Vendela Grundell; Anna Dahlgren; Mårten Snickare; Max Liljefors; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Glitch; Contemporary Art; Photography; Digital Media; Interface; Internet; Systems Aesthetics; Network Society; Tactics; Phenomenology; Spectatorship; Viewer; Experience; Rosa Menkman; Phillip Stearns; Evan Meaney; konstvetenskap; Art History;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to analyze how interfacing affects viewer experiences and viewer positions, and how glitch art online makes that effect visible. Glitch art is concerned with disruptions in the systems that govern how for instance photography is produced, circulated and displayed in a digital image flow. READ MORE

  5. 5. Craft production in the Kingdom of Crystal (Glasriket) and its visual representation : Constructing authenticity in cultural/marketing production

    Author : Songming Feng; Adele Berndt; Mart Ots; Ian Woodward; Karin Ekström; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Glasriket; the Kingdom of Crystal; glass; craft; authenticity; cultural production; photography; image; semiotics; practice theory; materiality;

    Abstract : Authenticity is a core concept and phenomenon in contemporary marketing, as both marketers and consumers seek the authentic. Individuals, companies, and industries all work to establish and accomplish authenticity for themselves and related stakeholders. READ MORE