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    • The elevator ride: in fact and fiction 

      Mirza, Narjis (Bilkent University, 2016-05)
      The Elevator is the intersection of space, time, and sound. Space that designs a democratic communication and interaction among people from all walks of life, time that is amplified and in motion, and sound, that is in ...
    • The end of film theory and the task of film interpretation : a pathway to the philosophical turn 

      Aydınlı, Sinem (Bilkent University, 2011)
      The aim of this study is to interrogate film interpretation in terms of Heideggerian thinking as a pathway for arguments in the history of film theory via the idea of “happening” in the art. For this reason, the “happening ...
    • Esports : alternative fandom research in Turkey 

      Özbıçakçı, Samet Taygun (Bilkent University, 2016-09)
      A fan can be anyone who has both potential media consumer and producer. Fandom as we call, is a community of fans interested in a specific media context such as actor, author or TV series. This study is about the developing ...
    • The ethical turn and cinema : politics and aesthetics of Jacques Rancière 

      Kamiloğlu, Ozan (Bilkent University, 2011)
      French philosopher Jacques Rancière has worked on wide range of topics including democracy, literature, the visual arts, particularly film. After translation of his works to English, he found a wide audience and academic ...
    • Expanded video: creating an alternative reality through merging 360-degree video and Glitch Art 

      Aydınat, Melih (Bilkent University, 2018-09)
      This thesis investigates the merging of 360-degree video with Glitch Art in a form of ‘Virtual Reality’ experience while creating an alternative reality. The technological development in the field of Virtual Reality made ...
    • Failed family photographs: errors left out from the algorithmic definition of perfect photographs 

      Kaş, Naile (Bilkent University, 2018-06)
      The subject matter of this study is defining and classifying “errors” left out from the algorithmic definition of “perfect photograph” in visual technologies and making understandable their relation with the developments ...
    • Fantasy films as a postmodern phenomenon 

      Değim, İclal Alev (Bilkent University, 2011)
      The aim of this research is to analyze the fantasy fiction genre films as a postmodern phenomenon. With various ways of looking into the texts, the study focuses on the narrative structure of the fantasy formations with ...
    • “Fauxssilles” for the future: cyanotype expressions on plastic waste 

      Önen, Naz (Bilkent University, 2018-06)
      This thesis focuses on the increasing plastic waste problem in the marine environment and it tries to create an artistic reflection with the Cyanotype photographic technique in order to create a body of work that highlights ...
    • Food in film : a study on audience reception 

      Civelek, Ece Simin (Bilkent University, 2012)
      This study intends to analyze audience reception of foodstuff and related practices in films. In the study foodstuff and related practices are taken into consideration as a powerful semiotic system and in that respect ...
    • Function as an object : a study on apps 

      Pak, Murat (Bilkent University, 2012)
      This study analyzes function of objects within the framework of digital technologies and relates the function with how we design and perceive technical artifacts. The main purpose of this examination is to change the ...
    • Graphics interchange format (Gifs) as micro movies 

      Erdem, Eda (Bilkent University, 2015)
      GIFs have become much more than they initially promised; they are much more than a format, and they are a mode of expression as well as a creative act as micro movies. Micro movies have been around since the capture of ...
    • Hyper-reality of a three-dimensional cinematic experience within postmodern era 

      Sungur, Günışık (Bilkent University, 2012)
      This research aims to analyze hyper-reality of three-dimensional cinematic experience within postmodern era. In the study, (illusion of) realistic aspect of a cinematic experience is taken into account in order to examine ...
    • I(m)Press : the role of artists’ books in the relationship between body and experimental typography 

      Günönü, Şeyda (Bilkent University, 2017-05)
      The aim of this project is to approach the relationship between body and artists’ books in the context of an autobiographical narrative. This thesis questions the role of artists’ books in the relationship between body ...
    • The image of science in Mythbusters 

      Yıkılgan, Fulya (Bilkent University, 2009)
      The aim of this thesis is to study how the television show MythBusters constructs an image of science in terms of its narrative components and connotations. It is argued that, MythBusters portrays science as an ...
    • The imagery of woman in nineteenth century orientalist photography 

      Vargı, Nimet Elif (Bilkent University, 2010)
      This thesis aims to examine the photographic representation of the Eastern women, in nineteenth century. The theoretical framework of this study is based upon the formation of the representation of the “Eastern women” ...
    • 'Imagining mostly harmless ecologies’ : an ethnography based new media project 

      Koçak, Yağmur (Bilkent University, 2017-08)
      This thesis analyzes the possible collaborations between anthropological knowledge generation processes and production of artworks in new media environments. The accompanying new media project titled ‘Imagining Mostly ...
    • Impacts of the immersive interface design model on the image-spectator interaction in new media 

      Özkul, Didem (Bilkent University, 2007)
      This study mainly analyzes the major derive for the spectators to interact with the images in new media in terms of its psychological and physical functions. Firstly, these reasons underlying these functions are examined ...
    • Interactive music wunderkammer 

      Uslu, Doğa (Bilkent University, 2016-01)
      This thesis accompanies my artwork prototype, an interactive music Wunderkammer for a vaporwave musician. This artwork aims to provide a new media prototype to express the artist‟s vision. I am going to provide consult ...
    • Iraq war films : defining a subgenre 

      Yüksel, Magdalena Agata (Bilkent University, 2015)
    • J-Fest digital video archive from event specified temporalities to media specified temporalities 

      Nas, Duygu (Bilkent University, 2017-06)
      This thesis investigates the importance of archive preserving our memories and its changing dynamics due to new media technologies. The theoretical framework principally stems from the reflection of a certain ontological ...