Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Love Song
University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Institutionen för Konst (K).
2017 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis [Artistic work]
Abstract [en]

Love Song is an essay about romance, passion, obsession, attraction, Eros, intoxication, infatuation, to fall in love and love.

Love songs, as artworks, are almost always directed towards a nameless “you” and this essay wants to talk to you. The text might be seen as a way to create and rewrite something, a performance to understand other performances, a dwelling on past relationships, a love letter, or just a text for me to vent you with others that have been thinking about you. I would love to hear Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, Chris Kraus, Beyoncé, Bell Hooks, Anaïs Nin and Taylor Swift talk to each other about art and romances, but because that is an impossible dream I try to connect them and many other thinkers, artists and singers through language. One of them, Roland Barthes once wrote: "Language is a skin: I rub my language against the other. It is as if I had worlds instead of fingers, or fingers at the tip of my worlds."[1]

Love Song is, more than anything else an attempted to touch you, a strategy to better understand the way you made and make me feel.

 

[1] Roland Barthes, A Lover’s Discourse – Fragments, original: Fragments d’un discours amoureux, 1977, translation from French: Richard Howard, Edition du Seuil, 1978, p. 73.

 

 

 

 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2017. , 40 p.
Keyword [en]
art, performativity, fine art, language, text, romance, romantic love, performance, you, passion, obsession, I, attraction, Eros, philosophy, intoxication, cultural studies, love letter, infatuation, artwork, love songs, case studies, love
National Category
Arts
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:konstfack:diva-5791OAI: oai:DiVA.org:konstfack-5791DiVA: diva2:1098768
Educational program
Fine art (Master)
Supervisors
Examiners
Available from: 2017-10-19 Created: 2017-05-26 Last updated: 2017-10-19Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

Love Song - Johanna Stillman(2929 kB)16 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 2929 kBChecksum SHA-512
0ce5d04cdef698042470f68f11efe9d3373e9e052cbf05648d1151772ad48351ab6dbe8ca142451f73f82114bb212160f31a9b4e41fdd3a913c5faea41e23e7e
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

By organisation
Institutionen för Konst (K)
Arts

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 16 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

urn-nbn

Altmetric score

urn-nbn
Total: 35 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf