Journal of
Fine and Studio Art

  • Abbreviation: J. Studio Fine Art
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6524
  • DOI: 10.5897/JFSA
  • Start Year: 2010

JFSA Articles in press

The Bride’s Veil (Telli Duvakl?)

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This research paper investigates the Anatolian marriage traditions and customs from the perspective of the video art form. It also examines the Anatolian cultural rules and customs that include the married couples' actual stories in the video project's formation. In the context of related works, it highlights the superstitions, practices, and their symbolisms. It also analyses animation with live video footage (mix and...

Author(s):Nagihan Aydinlik and Yoong Wah Alex Wong

Vulgarity and Eroticism: An exploratory study of conflict resolution involving controversial works of art

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This article explores the legal boundaries between obscenity/indecency and eroticism/nudity in art, specifically the consideration of artistic values under the Control of Obscene and Indecent Articles Ordinance, the legislative framework that governs the control of obscene and indecent articles in Hong Kong. It considers the application of the law in practice by reviewing notable cases involving the Obscene Articles...

Author(s):Victor Lai Ming Hoi

Shifting uses in pottery: Nkore men who must cook and women who can’t cook

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While it would seem usual for men to cook in Western societies, this was almost taboo in traditional Nkore. No Nkore man would ever admit (verbally) to having cooked, as revealed in this summarised answer when the question was put to most people during the study conversations: “Omushaija omu Banyankore tateeka – kureka yaaba ari omuhuuru” (In Nkore, a man doesn’t cook, unless he’s a bachelor). Why, then, did...

Author(s):Philip Kwesiga and William K Kayamba

EAST AFRICAN ART AS A CATALYST OF SUSTAINABILITY: A CASE STUDY OF MULTI-DISCIPLINARY ARTISTS SANAA GATEJA, EVANS NGURE AND SAMSON SSENKAABA

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Many states across the world have adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The purpose of these goals is to realize a sustainable future for all. This is further expounded upon as upholding of human dignity, social inclusion and environmental protection (UNESCO, 2016). In furtherance of these goals, artists, architects, designers and those in the creative space in...

Author(s):WANJIKU ANGELA MURIGI and SAMUEL MWITURIA MAINA

Undeterred: The Motivation to Seek a Bachelor’s Degree in Studio Art

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This article discusses phenomenological research that sought to discover and better understand the motivating factors involved in the decision to seek a bachelor’s degree in studio art and how those factors related to and helped define the participants’ idea of personal and professional success. Twelve volunteers participated in face-to-face, semi-structured interviews. Results indicated that the participants’...

Author(s):Mabry Mark

Global interactive media design industry’s sectorial analysis on interactive media awards

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Interactive Media Design Industry continues to manipulate and rearrange the dynamics of entertainment, education, production and consumption and some similar topics in the general media. As an important new formation, “Interactive Media Awards” continues to give awards and helps us to make observations about the trends of the industry since 2006. This formation surveys all kinds of projects that have been made by...

Author(s):Ilkan Devrim Dinc and Lutfu Kaplanoglu

Magical Realism in Advertising

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Several publications have been published featuring graphic design. However, there are no systematic and clear findings on the relationship between Magical Realism and graphic design. Graphical design and Magical Realism are highly important in coming up with an advertisement design. Magical Realism depends more on creative graphic design to bring forth a touch of the imaginary into the factual coherent world anchored on...

Author(s):RAQEE NAJMULDEEN

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