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How is the concept of nostalgia utilised by creators of animated content?

How is the concept of nostalgia utilised by creators of animated content? Humans are predisposed to resist change, but, regardless of that fact, our world is rapidly changing and recent generations have borne the brunt of it. This makes them all the more susceptible to nostalgia. With the rise of technological advancements and inescapable political turmoil, they can’t help but…

Role of nostalgia

‘Liminality’ is a classic example of both ornamental significance and mourning jewellery in Sterling’s work. Where between the 21st of June 2009 to the 21st June 2010, she created and wore a different brooch each day for the whole year. These personal and individual brooches were based on the popular Victorian grey and black material mourning pieces used as a…

How do fashion editorials use notions of nostalgia to communicate to an audience?

Insight into the past is now more accessible than ever at the touch of a button. This enables a mass audience to accumulate and idealize the past they have not seen; a memory in which is not theirs. People can reminisce and romanticize about the past without living it- this is the notion of nostalgia-. British Vogue found a study…

How an aesthetic can induce nostalgia

Nostalgia is infamously subjective, making it difficult to find a single visual and auditory stimulant that affects the mass audience, however, this essay will explore variations of nostalgia and the chosen text’s similarities and differences in order to discover the most successful use of nostalgia created by a text’s aesthetic choices. Within this essay will be details of three uniquely…

Nostalgia of an old log house

The Nostalgia of an old Log House 1. Experience in and around a Log House – Phenomenology through Nostalgia (or vice versa) Approaching the Kärsämäki Church on a rainy day in mid-September, the journey was meditating. Along the wooden path, through a bell tower, the shingles gradually appeared in vision. The frozen traces of flowing wooden tar seemed to blend…

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