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Titill: 
  • Titill er á ensku The interrogation of Proteus
Námsstig: 
  • Meistara
Útdráttur: 
  • Útdráttur er á ensku

    The Interrogation of Proteus is a design project based on the theory and science of semiotics. It attempts to logically discuss the defining features of signs and symbols and in the process answer how they are able to activate cultural memories. For the last section of the literature review I discuss the relationship of semiotics and myth. I attempt to argue that myths and symbols are a distorted shape of information; a complex mesh of signs which we interpret and invest meaning in. I use the shapeshifting Greek sea god Proteus as an example of a myth as metaphor and I try to exhibit how ancient symbols such as the shapeshifter might function as a metaphor for the shifting interplay of signs and cultural memory. I discuss the findings of two experiments I executed and reflect on their outcome. In conclusion I regard the research and experiments as first steps towards a more extensive context of study.

Samþykkt: 
  • 23.6.2015
URI: 
  • http://hdl.handle.net/1946/22159


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