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Place Attachment to the Palestinian Landscape: An Art-based Visual Discourse Analysis

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dc.contributor.advisor Harder, Larry Kuhail, Sima 2020-05-21T19:54:51Z 2020-05-21T19:54:51Z 2020 2020-05-14 2020-05-21
dc.description.abstract Place attachment is a significant affective, cognitive and emotional bond between people and places of significance. Displaced populations draw on their attachment to a place of origin to help them develop attachment to their new places. Currently eight million Palestinians are living in diaspora as they continue to be displaced. Art-based research is an emerging method in place attachment studies. This research aims to construct a visual art-based place attachment narrative of the Palestinian landscape to inform future landscape design interventions for Palestinian communities. A visual discourse analysis method is applied on the content of the “Intimate Terrains” Exhibition in Birzeit, Palestine (2019) to interpret place attachment to the Palestinian landscape as portrayed by Palestinian artists. This research, while specific to Palestine, can be generalized and can be utilized by landscape architects who intend to better understand the communities they design for and who intend to create meaningful places. en_US
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dc.subject Palestinian visual arts en_US
dc.subject Art-based research en_US
dc.subject Visual discourse analysis en_US
dc.subject Landscape narrative en_US
dc.subject Place attachment narrative en_US
dc.subject Memory en_US
dc.subject Identity en_US
dc.subject Belonging en_US
dc.subject Home en_US
dc.title Place Attachment to the Palestinian Landscape: An Art-based Visual Discourse Analysis en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US Landscape Architecture en_US Master of Landscape Architecture en_US School of Environmental Design and Rural Development en_US
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