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Negotiating ‘Culture’, Assembling a Past: the Visual, the Non-Visual and the Voice of the Silent Actant


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Title: Negotiating ‘Culture’, Assembling a Past: the Visual, the Non-Visual and the Voice of the Silent Actant
Authors: Westin, Jonathan
E-mail: jonathan.westin@me.com
Issue Date: 12-Sep-2012
University: Göteborgs universitet. Naturvetenskapliga fakulteten
Parts of work: 1. Frizell, Santillo B. and Westin, J., 2009. “Displaying Via Tecta: Visualisation and Communication”. In: H. Bjur and B. Frizell, Santillo (eds.) Via Tiburtina. Space, Movement and Artefacts in the Urban Landscape. Motala: Swedish Institute of Classical Studies in Rome, 219-230.

2. Westin, J. and Eriksson, T., 2010. “Imaging the Sanctuary of Hercules Victor”. In: F. Bernardini and D. Santarsiero (eds.) Archeomatica (2), 2010: 58-62.

3. Westin, J., 2009. “Interactivity, Activity and Reactivity: Thoughts on Creating a Digital Sphere for an Analogue Body”. ED-MEDIA 2009 Proceedings, 2009: 814-819.

4. Westin, J., 2011. “The Interactive Museum and its Non-Human Actants”. In: E. Silvén (ed.) The Journal of Nordic Museology (1), 2011: 45-59.

5. Westin, J., 2012. “Towards a Vocabulary of Limitations: the Translation of a Painted Goddess into a Symbol of Classical Education”. In: L. Smith (ed.) The International Journal of Heritage Studies (1), 2012: 18-32.
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6. Westin, J., 2012. “Loss of Culture: the Lady and the Fox”. In: J. Knight and A. Weedon (eds.) Convergence: the International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, 2012.

7. Westin, J., 2012. "Inking a Past". Forthcoming.
Date of Defence: 2012-10-12
Disputation: Fredagen den 12 oktober 2012, kl. 13.00, Stora hörsalen, Geovetarcentrum, Guldhedsgatan 5A
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Gothenburg Studies in Conservation
28
Keywords: Techniques of visual representation
visualisation
limitation
audience
museum
exhibition
technology
interactivity
Abstract: The aim of this thesis is to describe and analyse the processes surrounding the creation of a scientific visual representation, where, both in the practical creation of this visualisation and in the way it is communicated, those actants which amount to what we call ‘culture’ or cultural value, are enrolled or ignored. Trying to answer if a broader set of non-visual cultural properties can be identified and their influence described, and if history can be visualised without displacing our knowled... more
ISBN: 978-91-7346-726-1
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/30093
Appears in Collections:Gothenburg Studies in Conservation
Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
Doctoral Theses / Doktorsavhandlingar Institutionen för kulturvård

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