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Off the grid


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Title: Off the grid
Authors: Bode, Mike
Schmidt, Staffan
Issue Date: 2008
University: Göteborgs universitet. Konstnärliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts
Institution: Valand School of Fine Art ; Konsthögskolan Valand
Date of Defence: 2008-10-28
Disputation: Tisdagen den 28 oktober, 2008, kl 15.00, Wallenstamsalen, Göteborgs stadsmuseum
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: ArtMonitor
7
Keywords: artistic research
visual concepts
situated image
dialogue
ecological and political engagement
off grid living
housing estate suburbia
travel
self-definition
community
institution
isomorphic
lived third space
Abstract: Off the grid is an artistic research thesis which puts a Swedish housing estate in a video interview dialogue with homeowners in the Northeastern US through focusing on three topics: travel, self-definition, and community. Based on the situated, visual and conceptual image the project merges seemingly incompatible experiences: eight residents in Husby, an immigrant community outside Stockholm, and eight households not connected to the utility grid, in upstate areas of New England and New York St... more
ISBN: 978-91-977757-0-0
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/20342
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