Essays about: "femme"

Found 3 essays containing the word femme.

  1. 1. FEMME: extinct stereotypes

    University essay from Konstfack/Grafisk design & illustration

    Author : Claire Bonnet; [2019]
    Keywords : femme; stereotypes; activism; feminism; capitalism; advertising; retrofuturistic; exhibition; museum; hope; 2050; visual culture; graphic design; installation; femininity; gender; visual research; narrative; animation; objects; feminist future;

    Abstract : My research is about stereotypes of women. Responding to scepticism towardsfeminist movements, my degree project aims to challenge the power structure of today’s Western society. How does visual communication play a big role in creating and/or reproducing inequalities? I have created a retro-futuristic exhibition, placed in an imaginary museum. READ MORE

  2. 2. Dirty Geometry : Searching for a queer architecture in Stockholm city

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Viktoria Söderman; [2018]
    Keywords : queer; aesthetics; feminist; urban design; femme; cave; norms; design; empowering; ugliness; bad taste; digital; manufacturing; blob; femininity; interiority; strange; weird; playful; parametric; camp; hairy; noise; noisy; Grasshopper; colorful; identity;

    Abstract : For whom do we draw buildings? Why does contemporary architecture look the way it does?Why are certain aesthetics considered more valid than others? With this project, I propose Dirty Geometry: norm-bending design that could challenge conventions within the field of architecture. It is an investigation of concepts such as ugliness, beauty, architecture and the human body, interiority, femininity and ”bad taste”. READ MORE

  3. 3. 'Benefits beyond carbon' : for whom? : gender analysis of communal forest governance and forest resource use in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Larissa Stiem; [2014]
    Keywords : REDD ; women; sustainable forest management; feminist political ecology; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In an effort to mitigate global climate change, the REDD+ mechanism (an acronym for ‘Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation plus the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stock’) continues to be put forward as an attractive carbon sequestration and forest conservation tool. The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), hosting more than 63% of the Congo Basin rainforests, is the biggest receiver for REDD+ funding in Africa. READ MORE