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Orientering, ornament, orient : en utredning om inredning

Askaner, Rebecka LU (2012) GNVK01 20121
Department of Gender Studies
Abstract
This thesis aims to analyze and discuss constructions of ethnicity, race and nationality in images of interior design. The material in the analysis consists of images and some text elements from three stories in the April 2011 issue of Swedish interior design magazine Elle Interiör. What makes these stories relevant for analysis is the way they point out certain objects or features in the image as being of a certain ethnicity or geographic location, while other objects are not. The subject of the analysis is to discus processes of racialisation and construction of difference in this practice of making some objects visible as, for example, of a specific ethnicity and others only visible as a neutral background. The method used is a visual... (More)
This thesis aims to analyze and discuss constructions of ethnicity, race and nationality in images of interior design. The material in the analysis consists of images and some text elements from three stories in the April 2011 issue of Swedish interior design magazine Elle Interiör. What makes these stories relevant for analysis is the way they point out certain objects or features in the image as being of a certain ethnicity or geographic location, while other objects are not. The subject of the analysis is to discus processes of racialisation and construction of difference in this practice of making some objects visible as, for example, of a specific ethnicity and others only visible as a neutral background. The method used is a visual analysis based on the research of Gillian Rose and Jonathan E Schroeder and the theoretical discussion on post-colonial theory and critical whiteness studies, mainly Anne McClintock and Sara Ahmed. (Less)
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author
Askaner, Rebecka LU
supervisor
organization
course
GNVK01 20121
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
inredningsdesign, bildanalys, postcolonialism, whiteness, racialization, visual analysis, interior design, rasifiering, vithet, postkolonialism
language
Swedish
id
2827445
date added to LUP
2012-06-25 13:34:28
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2012-06-25 13:34:28
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  abstract     = {This thesis aims to analyze and discuss constructions of ethnicity, race and nationality in images of interior design. The material in the analysis consists of images and some text elements from three stories in the April 2011 issue of Swedish interior design magazine Elle Interiör. What makes these stories relevant for analysis is the way they point out certain objects or features in the image as being of a certain ethnicity or geographic location, while other objects are not. The subject of the analysis is to discus processes of racialisation and construction of difference in this practice of making some objects visible as, for example, of a specific ethnicity and others only visible as a neutral background. The method used is a visual analysis based on the research of Gillian Rose and Jonathan E Schroeder and the theoretical discussion on post-colonial theory and critical whiteness studies, mainly Anne McClintock and Sara Ahmed.},
  author       = {Askaner, Rebecka},
  keyword      = {inredningsdesign,bildanalys,postcolonialism,whiteness,racialization,visual analysis,interior design,rasifiering,vithet,postkolonialism},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Orientering, ornament, orient : en utredning om inredning},
  year         = {2012},
}