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  • On Crits and Games—and Crits as Games 

    Kim, Jeuno JE; Storihle, Sille (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    A conversation between artist and educator Sille Storihle and the Krabstadt Education Center (KEC) about overlapping interests in educational models and games. Issues discussed are the role of games in education, experiences with the format of the group crit, and the question whether it is still a solid component of arts education or how it could be deployed differently. Storihle shares their work ...
  • Dagliglivsfotografier og verdensgjøring i Inuuteq Storchs Porcelain Souls 

    Stien, Hanne Hammer (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-09-15)
    Inuuteq Storchs fotobok Porcelain Souls (2018) baserer seg på hans foreldres dagliglivsfotografier fra Kalaallit Nunaat (Grønland) mellom slutten av 1960- og begynnelsen av 1980-tallet. Artikkelen beskriver motivene og montasjene i fotoboken og spør på bakgrunn av nymaterialistisk teori hvordan fotografiene skaper en grønlandsk verden innenfra. Videre argumenter artikkelen for at fotoboken på en ...
  • Humanly modified ground and time-based aesthetics 

    Clemmensen, Thomas Juel (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-08-19)
    The Anthropocene not only questions perceptions of nature, but also inspires us to expand and rethink the aesthetic repertoire of landscape architecture. This article discusses process aesthetics, or time-based aesthetics, in relation to humanly modified ground, particularly the role of erosion and sedimentation. The discussion is centred around a study of the Port of Aarhus in Denmark. The study ...
  • 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.
  • Repetition and Difference: Tromsø Academy of Contemporary Art and Creative Writing 10 years 

    Hansen, Hanna Horsberg (Chapter; Bokkapittel, 2017)
    In 2007, Tromsø Art Academy accepted its first students in the BA program in the art department at Tromsø University College (Høgskolen i Tromsø, HiTø). Much has happened since then: Tromsø University College has become part of the University of Tromsø (UiT) - The Arctic University of Norway; and the Academy has added a division of creative writing, as well as a complete curriculum offering the BA, ...
  • 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.
  • Fotografier i Emilie Demant Hatts bok Med Lapperne i Højfjeldet: Fotografiske møter, biografiske inskripsjoner og "våre" historier 

    Hansen, Hanna Horsberg (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-09-15)
    Artikkelen utforsker fotografier tatt av den danske kunstneren, fotografen og forfatteren Emilie Demant Hatt (1873–1958). Fotografiene ble første gang publisert i 1913 i boka Med lapperne i højfjeldet. Gjennom ulike perspektiver på bildene viser artikkelen hvordan det er mulig å se forbi den koloniale «overflaten» til bilder tatt av denne periodens reisende og etnografer, og hvordan repatriering ...
  • 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 ...
  • Exercises in intra-acting: A zone of potential And an exercise about not dropping out. ‘Tape yourself to a green chair.’ 

    Junttila, Kristina (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-12-15)
    This article is about the participatory performance event <i>Speak for yourself (Snakk for deg sjøl)</i> performed mainly for teenagers at schools through the Norwegian Cultural Schoolbag program (<i>Den kulturelle skolesekken</i>), but also for an open audience at Hålogaland Theatre and the Arctic Arts Festival. The center of the discussion concerns <i>what</i> has agency to initiate various ways ...
  • Riksväg 25, delat samhälle innebär en gemensam skuld. Hur vi tänkte och med vad? 

    Torell, Lisa (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-02-13)
    På platser runt Hovmanstorp i Småland, fortsätter Palettens serie med verkberättelser i egna ord, med att Lisa Torell skriver med egna ord om sitt och Johanna Gustafsson Fürsts verk "Riksväg 25, delat samhälle innebär en gemensam skuld". Erfarenheten av arbete på (en) plats i ett lokalt geografiskt sammanhang ger ett slags kunskapsnärvaro eller improvisationskunskap. Kompetensslumpen, kallar Torell ...
  • REFRESH RATE: ON THE AGE OF FLUX AND AFTER AFFECT 

    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 ...
  • Constructing Sami National Heritage: Encounters Between Tradition and Modernity in Sami Art 

    Hansen, Hanna Horsberg (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-08-15)
    <br>The article explores the construction of Sami national heritage taking works from a touring exhibition, Gierdu, as the object for exploration. The exhibition opened in 2009 displaying 27 artworks from the art collection at RiddoDuottarMuseat in Karasjok in Norway. The exploration is contextualised as an understanding of heritage, tradition and modernity as dynamic concepts dealing with how we ...

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