Essays about: "Contemporary Sculpture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the words Contemporary Sculpture.

  1. 1. Enamelled steel

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Steneby - Institutionen för Konsthantverk och Design

    Author : Johannes Postlmayr; [2021-01-05]
    Keywords : Enamelled Steel; Glass on metal; Enamel; Emaille; Emalj; Enamelware; Kitchenware; Householdware; Hollowware; Public health; Lead-poisoning; Industrial Revolution; Design; Functionalism; Gestaltung; Gestaltning; Contemporary Sculpture; Applied craft; Object art; CAD; CNC water-jet cutting; Augmented reality;

    Abstract : This exam project is about a material that developed with the rise of the industrial revolution, became almost obsolete in recent decades, and that I now use in the field of applied art, craft, and design.Enamelled steel is a material mostly known for its use in domestic kitchenware and colourful road and advertising signs. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Self: Towards A Method for Queering Death : An Identity Testament

    University essay from Konstfack/Industridesign

    Author : Lisa Berkert Wallard; [2019]
    Keywords : Speculative; Method; Design; Master Project; Death; Burial; Ceremonies; Sculpture; Scenery; Film; Wax; Moulding; Testament;

    Abstract : “The Self: Towards A Method for Queering death” is an identity testament, a speculative method for designing the space of your own funeral before you die. It is a format to create a fair memorial of a person’s identity that does not feel welcome or fits in the current formats of burial ceremonies we have in Sweden today, usually connected to Christianity or other religious traditions. READ MORE

  3. 3. It's in the genes

    University essay from Konstfack/Ädellab

    Author : Rakel Amanda Stefansdotter Åkermo; [2018]
    Keywords : Animal; human; hair; snake; paper; animalism; contemporary jewellery art; sculpture.; Djur; människa; hår; orm; papper; animalism; smyckekonst; skulptur.;

    Abstract : Through collecting, gathering and transformation I look at themateriality in bodies of human and animal. The asymmetricalrelation rules we have created to approve our behaviour oftoday. I write this paper with the contradicting approach ofbeing scientific yet sentimental to the meanings of physicalmatter. . READ MORE

  4. 4. Charging the Void : (Perception Odd Logic)

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Arkitekthögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Stina Ahlqvist; [2017]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : As a concern for how new city developments invest in commercial public space of economic activity rather than cultural activity and inclusion, part of a global trend and also the case of Umeå’s ambition to reach the population growth of 200 000 inhabitants by the year of 2050. The question to be asked in this regard is what kind of effect does this produce on the way we as local inhabitants can take control and be part of the creation of our own living environment? Or are we just victims of a life consumed by slow decay due to the capital dominance? In relation to this main concern, the project has been developing through the aspect of acknowledging inferior space and abandoned objects as a method and typology to analyze alternative ways to perceive the city off based the logic of clear function and use, but in terms of human interaction and subjective perception of space. READ MORE

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    University essay from Kungl. Konsthögskolan

    Author : Mads Aarøe; [2013]
    Keywords : Semiotic resource; communicative art; semiotic regime; affordance;

    Abstract : The work revolves aorund the notion of the artist as a jester. In 6 parts the text points to both (art) history and contemporary art. The form resembles to an extent the structuring of the later solo-exhibition and seeks to prevent a linear reading and as such, form becomes content. . READ MORE