Love Objects: Emotion, Design and Material Culture

Love Objects: Emotion, Design and Material Culture

How are love and emotion embodied in fabric shape?

Love Objects explores the emotional efficiency of items, addressing how gadgets can functionality as fetishes, symbols and representations, lively contributors in and mediators of our relations, in addition to tokens of love, symbols of virility, triggers of nostalgia, replacements for misplaced household, and logos of misplaced areas and times.

Addressing either designed 'things with angle' and the 'wild issues' of fabric tradition, Love Objects explores quite a lot of gadgets, from 19th-century American snap shots exhibiting men's passionate friendships to the devotional and political meanings of spiritual statues in Nineteen Twenties Ireland.

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