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Betydelsen av modellkroppens iscensättning och kroppsrörelser för modepresentationen

Jabert, Myriam LU and Bövik, Linnéa LU (2015) MODK63 20151
Division of Fashion Science
Abstract
The following thesis intends to problematize and analyze the significance of body movement of fashion models and staging in fashion presentations. The thesis also intends to discuss how these two aspects help to create myths and especially the myth of the doll. The study's methodological base is a socio-semiotic analysis of three historical film clips with Grace Kelly, Twiggy and Shalom Harlow as participating models. The theoretical framework is based on the semiotician Roland Barthes’ theories, sociologist Erving Goffman’s writings on appearance and sociologist Pierre Bourdieu’s theories about the body, social space and capital. The paper begins with analyzing the denotative and connotative levels of signification before scrutinizing the... (More)
The following thesis intends to problematize and analyze the significance of body movement of fashion models and staging in fashion presentations. The thesis also intends to discuss how these two aspects help to create myths and especially the myth of the doll. The study's methodological base is a socio-semiotic analysis of three historical film clips with Grace Kelly, Twiggy and Shalom Harlow as participating models. The theoretical framework is based on the semiotician Roland Barthes’ theories, sociologist Erving Goffman’s writings on appearance and sociologist Pierre Bourdieu’s theories about the body, social space and capital. The paper begins with analyzing the denotative and connotative levels of signification before scrutinizing the myth- and ideological levels of the clips. Finally the models body movements and staging are compared as enhancing the myth and dream of the living doll. The significance of the models body movements and staging for the presentation of fashion can be diverse and all of the clips contribute to a dramaturgic creation of a fashion context where the body, fashion, models and viewer interact. (Less)
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Jabert, Myriam LU and Bövik, Linnéa LU
supervisor
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course
MODK63 20151
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
body movement, staging, semiotic analysis, Grace Kelly, Twiggy, Shalom Harlow, mannequin, fashion model
language
Swedish
id
7448337
date added to LUP
2016-02-04 09:10:04
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2016-02-04 09:10:04
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  abstract     = {The following thesis intends to problematize and analyze the significance of body movement of fashion models and staging in fashion presentations. The thesis also intends to discuss how these two aspects help to create myths and especially the myth of the doll. The study's methodological base is a socio-semiotic analysis of three historical film clips with Grace Kelly, Twiggy and Shalom Harlow as participating models. The theoretical framework is based on the semiotician Roland Barthes’ theories, sociologist Erving Goffman’s writings on appearance and sociologist Pierre Bourdieu’s theories about the body, social space and capital. The paper begins with analyzing the denotative and connotative levels of signification before scrutinizing the myth- and ideological levels of the clips. Finally the models body movements and staging are compared as enhancing the myth and dream of the living doll. The significance of the models body movements and staging for the presentation of fashion can be diverse and all of the clips contribute to a dramaturgic creation of a fashion context where the body, fashion, models and viewer interact.},
  author       = {Jabert, Myriam and Bövik, Linnéa},
  keyword      = {body movement,staging,semiotic analysis,Grace Kelly,Twiggy,Shalom Harlow,mannequin,fashion model},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Betydelsen av modellkroppens iscensättning och kroppsrörelser för modepresentationen},
  year         = {2015},
}