Essays about: "heterotopia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the word heterotopia.

  1. 1. Towards the Contemporary Posthuman. An Organised Heterotopia in Chiaravalle's Third Landscape.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Valentina Bertoli; [2018]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the suburbs of Milan, Italy, where the tarmac merges with the fields, the district of Chiaravalle and its Cistercian abbey withstand the passing of time. This is the setting, where the cultural association Terzo Paesaggio operates, aiming at the reactivation of the relationship between the local human community and its environment through an interdisciplinary approach based on landscape architecture, performing arts and socio-environmental theories. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Sense of Place : Outdoor Pursuits and Cabin Fever. A Nordic Haven for Gender Equality

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Charlotte Fisher; [2018]
    Keywords : Gender Equality; Carnal Sociology; Sense Of Place; Heterotopia; Sweden; Cabins; Sports.;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to examine how Swedish ‘sommarstuga’ (Summer Cottage) or ‘cabins’ contributes to the production of gender equal values. This ethnographic work is based on the central case study of the members from Uppsala Extremsportförening, (UppX) and their interactions during two cabin trips; one to a surf cabin in Ericeira Portugal and the other a family cabin in Ängskärs, Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. THE BIOPOLITICS OF DOMESTIC WORK AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE FEMALE 'OTHER' : REIMAGINING SPACES, LABOR, AND REPRESENTATIONS OF LIVE-IN DOMESTIC WORKERS IN FILM

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Filmvetenskap

    Author : Zoi Kourtoglou; [2017]
    Keywords : Cinema; biopower; biopolitics; maids; Antonio Negri; Michael Hardt; domestic space; heterotopia; Michel Foucault; immaterial labor; resistance; Emmanuel Levinas;

    Abstract : Representations of female characters in cinema have the effect of othering the female in front of the viewer’s gaze. Women’s characters are constructed along the lines of their gender and race difference. READ MORE

  4. 4. Re-placement of selves – An anthropological study of place-based engagement in a Danish community health center

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Socialantropologi

    Author : Simon Kay Ewald; [2016]
    Keywords : Place; Heterotopia; Anthropology; Mental illness; Refugees; Healthcare system; Denmark; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Abstract: This thesis is an anthropological study on how a group of people suffering from Posttraumatic Stress Disorder [PTSD] construct meaning in a community center in Copenhagen. The specific aim of this thesis is to investigate how place can be understood as a factor that plays into well-being and recovery. READ MORE

  5. 5. Idiot Diagram : DIS GON BE SHAPED LIKE A MUFFIN at some point

    University essay from Kungl. Konsthögskolan

    Author : Cecilie Hundevad Meng; [2015]
    Keywords : Utopia; Heterotopia; Melancholy; Presence; Absence; Capitalized art; Sensations; Immaterial Labour; Cognitive Capitalism; Contemporary Art; Internet Aware Art; Identity;

    Abstract : The essay acts as a blueprint over my artistic practice. It is through the friction caused by th relations between the Keywords mentioned above I strive to achieve a dynamic which will act as an interlocutor between the fields, which are not separated but which fail to understand each others' logic and instead more or less intentionally seek to overwrite each other. READ MORE