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Anxiety platform: Anxiety; about and around which it seeks to recognize

Paçacıoğlu, Pınar (2004) Anxiety platform: Anxiety; about and around which it seeks to recognize. [Thesis]

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Abstract

Among the different labels applied to describe the present century, the most generally accepted one is "the age of anxiety". There are some obvious anxiety-creating situations in our day, such as wars, political and economical confusions, disasters, but also a less obvious but more deeper source of anxiety is the new technologies, more specifically the Computer Mediated Communication (CMC). Technology is beginning to mediate our social relationships, our self-identities and our social life. The position of communities and the self in CMC is showing the very character of anxiety. The body in the net is deterritorialised, displaced and dislocated. The anxiety platform is not looking to find an answer or solution to anxiety. But instead display the double character of anxiety. Anxiety has no proper place. So is the self in CMC. In the project , 2D graphics (Photoshop, Freehand), Dreamweaver, After Effects and Acid Pro is used.

Item Type:Thesis
Uncontrolled Keywords:Anxiety. -- Repression. -- Psychoanalysis. -- Cathexes. -- Internet. --Disembolied self. -- Virtual communities. -- Identity
Subjects:N Fine Arts > NK Decorative arts Applied arts Decoration and ornament
ID Code:8236
Deposited By:IC-Cataloging
Deposited On:16 Apr 2008 16:27
Last Modified:27 Dec 2008 21:11

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