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"Tredje världen" genom kameralinsen: En semiotisk bildanalys av fotografen Brent Stirtons bilder ifrån "Tredje världen"
Linköping University, Department for Studies of Social Change and Culture, Culture, Society, Media Production.
2009 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
The "Third world" through the camera lens : A semiotic analysis of photographer Brent Stirton´s photos from the "third world" (English)
Abstract [en]

This paper is a semiotic analysis of nine images that are photographed in the "third world" by documentary photographer Brent Stirton. These images are analyzed on the basis of the three theoretical perspectives postcolonialism, intersectionality and postcolonial feminist criticism. The Analysis examine how men and women are represented in these pictures from the ”Third World”. As well as an attempt to understand what story these pictures tells the spectator and what kind of picture the spectator gets of the ”Third World” thorough these photographs in return.

Abstract [sv]

Denna uppsats är en semiotisk bildanalys av nio bilder som är fotograferade i "tredje världen" av dokumentärfotografen Brent Stirton. Dessa bilder analyseras utifrån de tre teoretiska perspektiven postkolonialism, intersektionalitet och postkolonial feministisk kritik. Analysen går ut på att titta på hur män och kvinnor representeras i dessa bilder från "tredje världen" samt försöka förstå vad för berättelse dessa bilder berättar för åskådaren och vad åskådaren i sin tur får för bild av "tredje världen" genom dessa fotografier.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2009. , 35 p.
Keyword [sv]
Tredje världen, Brent Stirton, Fotografi, Bildanalys, Intersektionalitet, Postkolonialism, Postkolonial feministisk kritik, Semiologi, Semiotik, Genus, Etnicitet/ras, representation
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International Migration and Ethnic Relations Humanities Gender Studies
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-19174ISRN: LIU-ISAK/KSM-G- -09/15- -SEOAI: diva2:224413
Subject / course
Culture, Society and Media Production, C-level
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2009-08-04 Created: 2009-06-12 Last updated: 2011-07-08Bibliographically approved

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