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Title:Winning wars with films : (storytelling for artistic activism)
Authors:Gahatraj, Sagar (Author)
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Language:English
Work type:Master's thesis/paper (mb22)
Tipology:2.09 - Master's Thesis
Organization:AU - School of Arts
Abstract:This study mainly examines the prospect of utilizing the power of cinema to resolve humans’ conflicts. The research begins by analysing the psychology of human brain; how human brain functions, how belief systems are created, and most importantly, what is the cause of human disputes. The thesis then investigates the possibilities and pattern of psychological change. After uncovering how psychological change works, the research paper dives into comparing human psychology with the psychology of storytelling. The findings from this comparison are used to determine if storytelling can induce psychological change. At this point, the study is confronted by historical evidences, where the power of storytelling was exploited to control and manipulate people. However, upon further investigation on this issue, the duel power of storytelling is discovered, which suggest that story can be both propaganda and cure for propaganda. With these findings in hand, the research continues on its main pursuit; finding out if films can resolve conflicts. To do so, the thesis presents the history of film-making and its association with storytelling from its beginning. The research also looks into the power of film-making, and question if the power of film-making can be combined with the power of storytelling for artistic activism. The first part of thesis concludes by summarizing the findings of the study. The second part of the thesis analyses a short film, In The Nation Of Car Lovers, which was a practical part of the Master’s thesis. Finally, the thesis concludes by comparing the findings of the theoretical part to its utilization in the practical part of the thesis.
Keywords:Human Brain, Psychological change, Storytelling, Propaganda, Film-making, Activism
Year of publishing:2021
Year of performance:2021
Place of performance:Nova Gorica
Publisher:S. Gahatraj
Number of pages:82 str.
Source:Nova Gorica
COBISS_ID:80369411 Link is opened in a new window
UDC:791.2
URN:URN:SI:UNG:REP:OITXAFTW
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Language:Slovenian
Title:S filmom do zmag : (pripovedovanje kot umetniški aktivizem)
Abstract:Pričujoča magistrska naloga se ukvarja predvsem s preučevanjem moči filmskega ustvarjanja za reševanje konfliktov med ljudmi. Teoretični del se začne z analizo psihologije človeških možganov: kako delujejo človeški možgani, kako nastajajo sistemi prepričanj, in kar je najpomembneje, kaj je vzrok za konflikte med ljudmi. V nalogi se nato raziskuje možnosti in vzorce psiholoških sprememb. Po razkrivanju delovanja psiholoških sprememb se študija poglobi v primerjavo človeške psihologije s psihologijo pripovedovanja zgodb. Ugotovitve te primerjave se uporabijo za preverjanje, ali lahko pripovedovanje zgodb sproži psihološke spremembe. Na tej točki se študija ukvarja z zgodovinskimi situacijami, kjer je bila moč pripovedovanja izkoriščena za nadzor in manipulacijo z ljudmi. Pri nadaljnjem raziskovanju tega vprašanja se razkrije dvojna moč pripovedovanja, ki nakazuje, da je lahko zgodba tako propaganda kot zdravilo zanjo. S pomočjo teh ugotovitev se naloga usmeri k svojemu glavnemu cilju, to je ugotoviti, ali lahko filmi pripomorejo k premagovanju konfliktov med ljudmi. V študiji se prav tako preučuje moč filmskega ustvarjanja in sprašuje, ali jo je mogoče združiti z močjo pripovedovanja zgodb za potrebe umetniškega aktivizma. Prvi del magistrskega dela se zaključi s povzetkom ugotovitev raziskave. Drugi del je analiza kratkega filma V deželi ljubiteljev avtomobilov, ki je bil posnet v sklopu praktičnega dela magistrske naloge. Naloga se zaključi s primerjavo ugotovitev teoretičnega dela in njihovo uporabo v praktičnem delu.
Keywords:človeški možgani, psihološke spremembe, pripovedovanje zgodb, propaganda, filmsko ustvarjanje, aktivizem, magistrske naloge


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