Kjerstin Aukrust's Assigning Cultural Values PDF

By Kjerstin Aukrust

ISBN-10: 3631632983

ISBN-13: 9783631632987

Assigning Cultural Values is a set of 13 essays targeting the research of cultural price in gentle of aestheticization or aesthetic practices. Reflecting the culmination of the learn Council of Norway’s finished programme for cultural learn (KULVER), this anthology stories cultural phenomena no longer as static dimensions, yet quite as elements eager about negotiations and exchanges. through reading the approaches during which aestheticization is sought after, the individuals express how the experience-based, relational, and perceptual features of assigning cultural values come into concentration. all the essays bargains precise views at the price given to various cultural phenomena, by way of targeting their traditionally changeable points, their reciprocal relationships, and their connection to social contexts and tool. Drawing on case reviews from the fields of cultural historical past, aesthetics, literature, movie, gender experiences, artwork historical past and conception, layout background, and museology, the gathering presents a wide-ranging and multifaceted research of ways the task of cultural values is modified, displaced, transferred, and bought, and may as a result curiosity all researchers and scholars in the box of humanities.

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Among these, two or more images are selected for special attention and are labelled ‘Special Award’ in the exhibition. 26 27 28 Joseph Dumit and Regula V. Burri, ‘Social Studies of Scientific Imaging and Visualisation’, in The Handbook of Science and Technology Studies. , eds. Edward J. Hackett et al. : MIT Press, 2008), 300. Following a creative commons license, the images in the collections are accessible to the public, online, and can be used for non-commercial purposes. The panel in 2012 included Alice Roberts (anatomist, author, and science broadcaster), Adam Rutherford (TV presenter, science writer, and multimedia editor at Nature), Fergus Walsh (medical correspondent at the BBC), Eric Hilaire (picture editor at the Guardian), Robin Lovell-Badge (head of the division Stem Cell Biology and Developmental Genetics, National Institute of Medical Research, Great Britain), and John Durant (director of the MIT Museum).

2). The image selection in 2011 is dominated by photomicrographs and confocal micrographs, but still presents a wide range of imaging technologies, such as simulations,29 3D 29 36 The image of the pyramidal neurons was created using software called the ‘TREES toolbox’, which allows scientists to generate neuronal structures similar to those found in human brains, as the text explains. reconstructions (of micrographs or tomographic images), and medical photography. The selection also covers several topics and research areas, from neurology to embryology, as well as a visualisation of human chromosomes and a photograph taken during a laparoscopic surgery.

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