Essays about: "Wiktor Hansson"

Found 2 essays containing the words Wiktor Hansson.

  1. 1. Cultivating Critique in Folds and Pleats - Posthuman Enactments in the Dress of Rick Owens

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Wiktor Hansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Posthuman; Fashion; Anthropocene; Intra-Relationality; Rick Owens; Avant-Garde; Deleuze; Queer; MACA; Arts and Architecture; Cultural Sciences; Philosophy and Religion; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Taking as its epistemological starting point the proposed geological era of the Anthropocene, this thesis enquires the affective potential of avant-garde fashion in criticising, improving or transforming the supposed givenness of The Human as a historical concept. In order to do so, it inflects and departs from the tightly held onto-epistemological cannon of fashion studies and anthropology of dress, in which fashion is understood primarily through representation, signification and performance of identity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Be More Human - An Anthropological Analysis of Subject Formation in a Late Modern Crossfit Community

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialantropologi

    Author : Wiktor Hansson; [2017]
    Keywords : Social Anthropology; Crossfit; Body; Pain; Material Anthropology; Cultural Sciences; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This article explores the ideals and motivations behind the increasingly popular physical practice of Crossfit. Through an analysis of data collected through interviews, observation and deep hanging out (and working out) this article attempts to thicken the conventional analysis of lifestyle practices sin late modern capitalism. READ MORE