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  • I Never Learnt my Mother Tongue 

    Mellem, Åsne Kummeneje (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2020-11-26)
    This thesis reflects upon questions and issues related to the Kven culture in the context of contemporary arts. How to use the field of arts as a medium to revitalize and innovate the Kven culture of today.
  • Bristling at windows: Subversion through heterodox mythology 

    Suyono, Jillian Toshie (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2020-11-26)
    This thesis is a narrative of an artistic development, drawing on the intersections of meaninglessness and meaning, as well as strategies to resist capitalist recuperation. The narrative moves from the absurd in art to the society of the spectacle through the philosophies of Albert Camus and Guy Debord, then proceeds to examine the works of Scott Walker, Tetsuya Ishida, Michio Fukuoka and Lawrence ...

    Kovalevskij, Vsevolod (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-11-28)
    This essay is about constantly refreshing hyperobjective human conditions - the after affects of posthumanist thinking in the age of constant flux. I use the term constant flux to describe the intensity of change in the technological world where one feels somewhat dysfunctional or like a misplaced object, who can’t process all of the incoming data. This is an essay about one day as a hyperobject ...
  • Manifesto: Uselessness as practise against System 

    Aitken, Ruth Alexandra (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-11-28)
    This thesis discusses Neoliberalism, Empire and production-consumptions cycles in relation to how we value the environment and art. It goes on to discuss how they are reinforced by, or impact on contemporary arts practice and participation in the arts industry, using the Fluxus Movement as an example. Two art works are discussed from the perspective of the artist and put into the context of global ...