Essays about: "Semiotics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 144 essays containing the word Semiotics.

  1. 1. PICTURES AT AN ELECTION A visual semiotic analysis of Swedish political parties’ visual communication in the 2018 election

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Axel Karlsson; [2020-01-27]
    Keywords : Sweden; political communication; visual communication; political parties; visual semiotics; election posters; Facebook; social media;

    Abstract : The following thesis utilizes visual social semiotic analysis in order to investigate the usage of images by Swedish political parties during the election campaign to the Swedish Riksdag of 2018. Visual semiotics is used to identify the themes and the visual methodology used in images in election posters before comparing these to posts made by the parties on Facebook the week preceding the election in 2018 in order to ascertain whether there were differences in said themes and methodology in the posters compared to the Facebook posts or not. READ MORE

  2. 2. A medical device for spinal motion restriction : Development of a device for safe and efficient patient handling

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Ylva Jersenius; Erika Möller; [2020]
    Keywords : Medical device; Prehospital emergency care; Spinal motion restriction; Paramedics; Industrial design engineering; Human-centred design; Usability; Medicinteknisk produkt; Prehospital akutsjukvård; Spinal rörelsebegränsning; Ambulanssjukvårdare; Teknisk design; Användarcentrerad design; Användbarhet;

    Abstract : Prehospital emergency care is facing a paradigm shift. Spinal motion restriction (SMR) is a way to treat trauma patients with symptoms of spinal injury. It was earlier entitled as ‘routine SMR’, and included spine board and cervical collar. READ MORE

  3. 3. Visualizing the Invisible: An Exploration of the Radioactive Image within the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för konsthistoria och visuella studier

    Author : Fannie Frederikke Baden; [2020]
    Keywords : Radioactive Image; Nuclear Disaster; Nuclear power; Chernobyl; Disaster Tourism; Visual tropes; radioactivity; semiotics; visualized natural phenomena; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the radioactive image and poses the multi-layered question: ‘(how) can radioactivity exist as an image, when it cannot be seen, heard or felt?’. By having no sensorial qualities, radioactivity is often narrated in popular media by metaphoric association. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Tripartite Ideology : Interactions between threefold symbology, treuddar and the elite in Iron Age Scandinavia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Austin Main; [2020]
    Keywords : treudd; tripartite; odal; ancestral worship; liminality; Iron Age; Old Norse religion;

    Abstract : Amongst the Iron Age Scandinavian elite, there are several supra-regional and multifaceted tripartite (or threefold) symbolic expressions. These include expressions found in art, artefacts and monuments, such as the triangular stone-settings, or Sw. treuddar, which may be the strongest manifestation in the landscape. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pastoral Nostalgia and Digital Media: A Case Study Exploring Nostalgia Communication in Li Ziqi’s Online Short Videos

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media

    Author : Jinpei Deng; [2020]
    Keywords : Nostalgia; pastoral nostalgia; short videos; new media; Li Ziqi; communication; critical visual analysis; semiotics; remix; Sina Weibo; online videos; digital;

    Abstract : The primary goal of this study is to observe how the meaning of nostalgia is negotiated and remediated in Li Ziqi’s short videos, and understand the construction and expression of pastoral images in the video, by examining its social modality of the audiencing site and the compositional and social modalities of the image site through a Critical Visual Approach(CVA). Except for CVA, Remix as a thinking tool helps to frame data selection, mixed methods and theories throughout. READ MORE