Essays about: "Modernism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 71 essays containing the word Modernism.

  1. 1. The Politics of Preservation : Urban regeneration, identity formation and governance in the creation of Old Linköping open air museum, 1944–1967

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Historiska institutionen

    Author : Elsa Bane; [2020]
    Keywords : sanitization; modernity; modernism; welfare; urban identity; urban regime analysis; preservation;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to broaden and deepen the understanding of the urban regeneration and demolition processes taking place in Swedish cities between the 1940s and 1960s. Special attention is placed on how past and present layers of the city were used, conceptualized and legitimized by influential actors within the framework of urban governance. READ MORE

  2. 2. A redesign of a pedestrian passage in Skärholmen Centrum : - variation on modernism´s theory of functional color

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Marta Dydek; [2019]
    Keywords : color in architecture; modernism; shopping mall; public space;

    Abstract : Original project of Skärholmen was composed of a system of public spaces, but this was `broken´  by the closure of the connection between the two squares in 1986. Street between shopping buildings became part of the shoping mall. READ MORE

  3. 3. Clean : Not the Monochrome, Universal and Neutral Modernism You Expect

    University essay from Konstfack/Institutionen för design, inredningsarkitektur och visuell kommunikation (DIV)

    Author : Bartholomeus Manders; [2019]
    Keywords : Modernism; Design; Legacy; Heritage; Practice; Education; Globalism; National Identity; Colonialism; Postcolonialism; Authoritarianism; Experience; Graphic Design; Industrial Design; Architecture; Interior Design; Fashion; Colour; Colour Research; Europe; North America; Western Culture;

    Abstract : This project report offers insight into my research, creative process and work during my two-year Master in visual communication at Konstfack, Stockholm.Clean: Not the Monochrome, Universal and Neutral Modernism You Expect is the published culmination of a period of visual research highlighting Modernism — Modernist (graphic) design and architecture to be precise — as a power structure by uncovering its connections to colonialism and design authoritarianism through misperception, whiteness, exclusive practicing and imposition. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ero-Guro-Nansensu in the Japanese Horror Films House, Suicide Club and Dead Sushi

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Japanska

    Author : Erik Fredriksson; [2019]
    Keywords : ero-guro-nansensu; ero-guro; ero; guro; nansensu; erotic; grotesque; nonsense; modernism; modern; horror; Jhorror; Japanese; Japan; Obayashi; Nobuhiko; Sono; Sion; Iguchi; Noboru; Suicide Club; Suicide Circle; Jisatsu saakuru; House; Hausu; Dead Sushi; Deddo sushi;

    Abstract : This thesis attempts to form a definition of the concept “ero-guro-nansensu” which refers to a cultural movement in Japan during the early 20th century that explored the erotic, grotesque and nonsensical. It will use the definition to analyze three Japanese horror films made long after the movement’s supposed end, to determine if it is still relevant and useful for studies of current Japanese culture. READ MORE

  5. 5. Beyond Vision: Eyeless Writing in Virginia Woolf's The Waves

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Marie-Helen Stahl; [2019]
    Keywords : Modernism; Virginia Woolf; Maurice Merleau-Ponty; phenomenology; vision; eyeless writing; anti-ocularcentrism; nonanthropocentrism; body;

    Abstract : In the early 20thcentury, a “crisis of ocularcentrism” arose in philosophy, replacing the Cartesian epistemological notion of a disembodied mind inspecting the object-world from the outside with an ontological and phenomenological approach to vision and being, embedding humans corporeally in a world exceeding their perceptual horizon (Jay 94). In response, modernist artists abandoned realist and naturalist techniques, rejecting mimetic representation, and experimented with new artistic forms, trying to account for the new complexity of life. READ MORE