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  • A Tender World - Transience, Control and the Inevitable 

    Björklund, Maija Liisa (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2021-12-09)
    In the thesis, I attempt to investigate uncertainty and change, seen through the concepts of tenderness or vulnerability. Using examples from movements and practices like Deep Adaptation and Deep Listening, I also link this perspective to my recent art practice during the MA studies at UIT through concrete projects, and methodolgies used.
  • Veien til vannet 

    Gjelstad, Rebecca (Mastergradsoppgave; Master thesis, 2023-05-22)
    Oppgaven handler om å gjøre UiT Campus, der det idag finnes parkeringsplasser, til et attraktivt sted man ønsker å være. Dette gjøres i min oppgave ved å fremheve og forsterke vannets kvaliteter gjennom hele året.
  • MUTE ASH Memory, Image, Place and Loss 

    Dahle, Øistein Sæthren (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2021-11-21)
    Mute Ash is a text that explores a personal photographic archive and a personal story. The text poses questions around memory, image, place and loss.
  • If I were standing in your shoes 

    Lin, Pei-Han (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2021-12-08)
    We utilize technology to transcend the limitations of the human condition, or to map the invisible frontier at the boundaries of our physical biology. How could the masses of data produced by our societies in this modern world be used to generate an ideal form of artwork, one which decentralizes power, decolonizes peoples, degenders the individual, and counters oppression by authority? I want to ...
  • Unyoking the Unconscious Posthuman Desires: On the Psychology of Cognitive Capitalism, Transcendental Political Systems and the Existential Technologies of the Mind 

    Jaspé, Phoebe (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2021-12-08)
    This thesis has no traditional narrative structure and the form stimulates a schizophrenic and bipolarity stance of the world, filled with different epiphenomenal characters and voices between fiction and reality, much like a manuscript based on my own experiences. A pre-determined and an orchestrated future is becoming more of a reality as technologies advance further, it seems that building a ...
  • En Météo du sens - On longing for an onomatopoeic eutopia dans une langue étrangère 

    Sellik, Annika (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2021-12-06)
    This paper discusses the matter of shared space as embodied cognition – méteo du sens in a relation to the artistry process that arises from sonic awareness and from the processes of perception, sensing and artist’s personal relation to it. On a journey on sensing and becoming aware that our body does not limit with the physical body, one must loose their body to be able to share a space, a landscape, ...
  • Artworks of Post-Revolutionary Iranian Female Photographers: Identification and Analysis 

    Armand, Asmae (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2021-12-08)
    The Iranian Revolution and the Imposed War (Iran-Iraq War 1980-1988) and the years that followed led to inception of various cultural and social conditions in Iran. Following the formation of new intellectual and ideological movements, the art movements underwent many transformations. Consequently, arts universities began to teach various fields of arts, and a new chapter of artistic photography was ...
  • Anything Can Be Used: Notes on the synthesis of desire and knowledge 

    Sørlid, Henrik (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2021-11-24)
    This thesis is centred on an analysis of collage and détournement as artistic and hermeneutic methodologies in a relatively wide sense. It focuses on how the political and theoretical dimensions of détournement, as defined by Situationist theory and practice, can be seen as parallel to - and amalgamated with - specific forms of occult practice and philosophy, particularly alchemy. Arguing that ...
  • Primitive Approaches to Domestic Living 

    Hester, Anna (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2021-11-19)
    This text highlights our attitudes towards ways of living depending on specific materials and techniques. Exploring how my art practice in relation to the domestic, challenges the use of functional art within our own and other realities. In the hope that it will give me the answers to my own minute domestic issues.
  • Color - The Memory of Sadism 

    Son, Hakkyung (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2020-11-26)
    Based on the knowledge of the color theory, I have been playing a serial performance with participants of my project. The project is for proving a slight unbalance of power between a human relationship. Furthermore, this is the experience of racism regarding of skin color. From the first step to the last step, all the process is one performance interacting with the participants.
  • 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 ...