Essays about: "Craft"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 129 essays containing the word Craft.

  1. 1. Within and Beyond : A collaboration by the Glass Craft duo BarroLevén

    University essay from Konstfack/Keramik & Glas

    Author : Kristina Levén; [2018]
    Keywords : craft; glass; Foamglas; leaded techniques; film; space in between; Ma; pause; awe; atmosphere; public space; affect; contemplative; existentialism; spirituality; rehabilitation; emotional;

    Abstract : In this collaborative Craft Master project by Ulrika Barr and Kristina Levén, we have investigated how glass can affect an environment to create a space in between. A “Ma-space” that could offer a pause in the everyday life in relation to the public sphere. We have worked parallel with two expressions of glass in relation to a room. READ MORE

  2. 2. Disability Bias and the Misrepresentation of Chronic Illness and Invisible Disability in Contemporary YA Fiction

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Daniela Fois; [2018]
    Keywords : invisible disability; chronic illness; young adult; fiction; literature; misrepresentation; disability bias; romanticisation; miracle cure trope; Nicola Yoon; Everything Everything;

    Abstract : Despite the success illness novels have acquired in the last decade, the misrepresentation of chronic illness in the Young Adult genre is still going unnoticed. In an ableist society that still needs to be educated about invisible disabilities, most of the contemporary YA writers insist on finding miraculous solutions and questionable happy endings to their stories. READ MORE

  3. 3. Crafted Architecture, An Investigation into Handcrafted Glass Techniques

    University essay from Konstfack/Keramik & Glas

    Author : Alex Krissberg; [2018]
    Keywords : Glass; Glassblowing; Handmade; Architectural Glass; American Studio Glass Movement; Rondel; Murrini; Cane;

    Abstract : This paper is an investigation into the crossroads of traditional and contemporary glass craft techniques. Through innovative methods in the workshop I have set out to bring glass into the public sphere using the potential for handcraft in architecture. .. READ MORE

  4. 4. Weaving Dress : Exploring whole-garment weaving as a method to create expressive dress

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Linda Fransson Dekhla; [2018]
    Keywords : Whole-garment weaving; textile development; fashion; textiles; weave; form; material; making;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates whole-garment weaving as an experimental design and construction method. The majority of the current development and research within the field focuses on production efficiency and the development of weaving techniques. Here, the intention is to connect form, material and making. READ MORE

  5. 5. Active Suspension Seat for High Speed Craft

    University essay from KTH/Marina system

    Author : Khaled Ereq; [2018]
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    Abstract : Master of Science thesis in Naval Architecture presents a study and the performance of an active seat suspension with the purpose to suppress shocks, caused by slamming in High Speed Crafts (HSCs). The system is modelled and simulated with the aid of the Mathworks software Simulink, with the main objective to evaluate if the active suspension seat has the potential to mitigate slamming impact loads to a larger extent compared to a passive suspension seat. READ MORE