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Archive of Fear and Love - On the discourse of history, memory and nostalgia in contemporary art


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Title: Archive of Fear and Love - On the discourse of history, memory and nostalgia in contemporary art
Authors: Olsson, Lars
Issue Date: 28-Feb-2011
Degree: Master theses
Series/Report no.: Report/Department of Applied Information Technology
2010:044
Keywords: archive
history
memory
nostalgia
contemporary art
installation art
video art
nuclear energy
technological determinism
Abstract: In my master thesis project, I deal with the ongoing discourse in contemporary art on archive, memory, nostalgia and history. I am making different versions of archival “total” installations dealing with nuclear power, fear, hope and connections between the political and the private. Starting out with the appropriation of found texts, objects, photos and film footage merged with personal memories I rework the material – transforming it, bending it, adding to it and making new connections be... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/24719
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