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Professor in

Theoretical & Applied Aesthetics

Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts & Design

Docent 2018 

Theoretical & Applied Aesthetics

Chalmers University of Technology,

Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering,

Göteborg; Sweden 

 

Full diploma here

Full lecture part 1

Full lecture part 2

 

 

Doctor (PhD) thesis:

Form and formlessness

"Questioning Aesthetic Abstractions through Art Projects, Cross-disciplinary Studies and Product Design Education"

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Public lecture for Docentur 2019

at Chalmers University of Technology

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Dissertation at Konstfack 2008  

Edith Ackermann as the opponent

Catharina Dyrssen as examinator

Monica Billger was main supervisor

Docent presentation

at Chalmers University of Technology 2019

My docent presentation was about my ongoing artistic research project Exploring haptic attributes

The field of applied aesthetics has an amazing potential, because we are finally gaining evidence from the broad scientific community about the important role movement and haptic perception play in shaping aesthetic meaning.

 

My presentation will focus on the recent exhibition of the 3-year artistic project HAPTICA; funded by the Swedish Research Council. This collaboration project engaged designers, culinary artists and sensory scientists from Konstfack and Campus Grythyttan, Örebro U. We explored haptic attributes of touch, grip and kinaesthetic movement in relation to formgiving, tasting and hospitality. The exhibition was built in two adjacent studios: One staged a performative space to experience haptic attributes of the 1) hand, 2) nose, mouth and throat and 3) body. The other presented 9 applied projects about sensitizing labs, sculpting taste, vibrotactile interaction etc.

 

Please join in the concluding discussion around haptics and multi-sensory experience in relation to kinaesthetic imagery and spatial patterns.

Public lecture Docent - at Chalmers 2019

Theme: Stagaing HAPTICA

 PART 1 

 PART 2