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POSTHUMANISTISKA SUBJEKT I VISUELL KULTUR


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Title: POSTHUMANISTISKA SUBJEKT I VISUELL KULTUR
Authors: Sandahl, Ann-Louise
Issue Date: 29-Aug-2012
Degree: Student essay
Keywords: Posthumanism
subjectivity
virtuality
cybernetics
intermediality
Avatar
posthuman cinema
Abstract: The aim of the thesis is to explore how the human subject is depicted in contemporary posthuman cinema and how these films effect our comprehension of human subjectivity. The object of analysis is James Cameron’s Avatar (2009) and the method of analysis is cybernetic and intermedial. The conclusion is that Avatar is a film that depicts a posthuman network society where existence and subjectivity in a great variety of forms is possible. The film presents posthuman subjects in symbiosis with a... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/30163
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