Essays about: "Craft"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 128 essays containing the word Craft.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. ‘The Mother of All Bad Movies’ : an audience research on the culture of Tommy Wiseau’s The Room based on the live cinematic experience

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Hario Satrio Priambodho; [2018]
    Keywords : Film; Movies; Audience; Media; Cult Cinema; Live Cinema; Camp; Taste; The Room; Tommy Wiseau; Denmark; Sweden; Irony; Interaction; Emotional Public Sphere; Camp Capital; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The world of cult cinema is dotted with numerous films that are often characterised by event-like evening screenings in independent or art-house cinemas years or even decades after the film’s initial release. One film synonymous with the cult cinema circuit is Tommy Wiseau’s The Room (2003), which has often been hailed as the ‘Citizen Kane of bad movies’ due to the film’s lack of artistic vision, poor acting, and its general ineptitude in craft. READ MORE