Essays about: "Visual tropes"

Found 5 essays containing the words Visual tropes.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Men as victims and invisible women : The link between destructive male norms and violence. A discourse analysis of Machofabriken 2.0

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Umeå centrum för genusstudier (UCGS)

    Author : Ann Birging; [2020]
    Keywords : violence prevention; men’s violence against women; men as victims; triad of men’s violence; destructive masculinities; invisible women; Women’s Human Rights; Istanbul convention; gender equality;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to examine Machofabriken 2.0 through discourse analysis.Examine how concepts are filled with meaning and what alternative meanings that are excluded. Ialso scrutinized what pedagogic tools and strategies put forward to achieve change and discuss ifit is possible to approach ordinary men as violent. READ MORE

  3. 3. “Thanks to a good fairy you were born” : An intersectional feminist analysis of ovum donation advertising found in the public space in Barcelona

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Elisabet Tasa-Vinyals; [2017]
    Keywords : Ovum donation; Egg donation; Assisted reproduction; New Reproductive Technologies NRT ; In Vitro Fertilisation IVF ; Politics of reproduction; Economy of cells and tissues;

    Abstract : Gamete donors are actively searched by companies dedicated to assisted reproduction in the Spanish State, and advertising is not only legal but rather common. This thesis provides an overview of the main themes that arise from the analysis of mostly visual materials used to promote ovum donation in public spaces in Barcelona, and critically links them to current debates in intersectional feminist cultural studies of technoscience, bodily theory and visual studies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fatal Aesthetics : A study on the theatrical representation of the public execution in the Islamic State's Palmyra execution video

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

    Author : Loes Hoogkamer; [2016]
    Keywords : Aesthetics; Public executions; Islamic State; Palmyra; Spectatorship; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Since the rise of the Islamic State the world has seen a proliferation of public executions in which spectacle and theatricality have come to play an important role. Their propaganda has adopted an aesthetic style in which violence is openly displayed, celebrated and glorified. READ MORE

  5. 5. Love is ours only in death : An analysis of how lesbian and bisexual relationships are stereotyped on Western television shows through the use of tropes

    University essay from Högskolan Väst/Avd för juridik, ekonomi, statistik och politik

    Author : Cajsa Löf; [2016]
    Keywords : Lesbian and Bisexual; LGBT; Television; Stereotypes; Tropes; Representation; Same-Sex Relationship;

    Abstract : Television is a mirror of society and in which we hope to see our lives and existence reflected. When the images shown marginalises your reflection through the use of stereotypes and common tropes it is hard to believe this does not affect the world around you and your perception about yourself. READ MORE