Essays about: "ugliness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 essays containing the word ugliness.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Attraction, Aesthetics and Advertising. An Interdisciplinary Look at the Presentation of "Ugly Models".

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

    Author : Marina Buller; [2014]
    Keywords : Ugly Models; Karl Rosenkranz; caricature; grotesque; advertising; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : To attract and to appeal to their consumers, designs and concepts of advertisements continually have to be changed in an industry that is saturated with similar campaigns. In this thesis, I analyse how this change is created through the depiction of “ugly models”. READ MORE

  3. 3. The death of the body

    University essay from Konstfack/Keramik & Glas

    Author : Maria Juchnowska; [2011]
    Keywords : death; the body in art; döden; kroppen i konsten;

    Abstract : The leading idea of my Master project is based on my private experiences which have become an inspiration for making an artistic project and writing my master thesis.“I want to make my art personal but not private” is my main statement in creating my works. READ MORE

  4. 4. Control Me as I Control You

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Institutionen Textilhögskolan

    Author : JENNIE SILJEDAHL; [2010]
    Keywords : control;

    Abstract : It started with an illustration and a painting. Similarities between themthat made me think of beauty and ugliness. I´ve questioned the subjectfrom a subjective point of view. Through materials, colours and constructionmethods I´ve reached an expression that is a balance between theugly and the beautiful, the crazy and the controlled. READ MORE

  5. 5. The beauty of nothingness

    University essay from Konstfack/Ädellab/Metallformgivning

    Author : Nicolas Cheng; [2010]
    Keywords : Kant; Burke; sublime; apollonian; dionysian; standard society; beauty; ugliness; purification; absence beauty; nothingness;

    Abstract : If I relate beauty to nothingness, what happens? Is nothingness sort of an absence of beauty? Or it is portrayed by our culture and society, and, in such case, can I define this absence of beauty? Is it beauty that you cannot even catch? Is its appearance neutral, almost hidden?When we are born, we all have the same degree of beauty and purity, which is progressively lost as long as we start growing up. In a life span, we accumulate wrinkles, and defects and dirt which needs to be concealed in order to fit in certain social categories. READ MORE