Mathias Vestergaard Corp.

Creative Misfit

Airport security technologies

Published on May 15th, 2009



Whenever you travel by plane you always go through a series of elaborate security checks in the airport. But what is at stake here? Why do you need to take of your shoes and hand over your water bottle? And does it actually make you safe?

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BA project: Cognition, Semiotics and Fashion

Published on June 5th, 2008


How does the mind process the perceptions of clothes and fashion? 

This paper outlines Rolands Barthes early semiologic inspired theory of fashion and discusses how this theory can be revised to fit later cognitive theories of language and semiotics.

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Article: Latour, Oysters and Champagne

Published on May 1st, 2008


Cover of Kontekst #6

The full title of this article is “From Foucault and filter coffee to Latour, oysters and champagne” and it is my personal account of how I see voluntary work in student organizations and what I find so fascinating about it.

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Written exam: Photography and reality

Published on June 1st, 2007



This paper discusses the use of digital manipulation in fashion photography and how this is changing our general perception of photos in general. Read more.




Published on February 5th, 2007


Lassegruppen anno 2006

Lassegruppen was a study group at the department of Information Studies (at the University of Aarhus), collaborating on exam papers from October 2005 through April 2007.

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Written exam: Body and clothing

Published on January 14th, 2007



This paper examines the move from a Cartesian distinction between body and mind to a phenomenological body in-the-world.  Henceforth, it discusses how clothing in many ways became an integral part of our body, since covering the body is the rule, since public nudity is considered unappropriate .

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Written exam: Out of the iron cage (OA)

Published on January 5th, 2007



This paper describes the movement from Max Webers verstehen sociology, to Bruno Latour’s and John Law’s actor-network theory.

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Review: Canteens on Campus

Published on September 1st, 2006


The best cantina on campus: at the department of chemstry

During my first year of studying (and ever since, actually) I’ve spent a lot of time having lunch with my study group. However, we never just had lunch. During the meal discussions always revolved around the quality of the food and the atmosphere.

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Written exam: Versus (communication)

Published on June 14th, 2006


Front page illustration

How does a phone conversation actually work? This is the central question in this exam project.

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Exam project: e-mail log analyzer (ProSys)

Published on May 5th, 2006



In our second semester course on programming and systems development we were allowed to choose between three exam questions. We chose the question titled “data-mining and visualization”.

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Article: How to flash your fash

Published on March 2nd, 2006


Regitze with a huge scarf, mittens and small shoesJesper in a checked shirt, skinny jeans and cowboy boots

In the March 2006 issue of Delfinen (#123) Helle Rohde Andersen and I wrote an article about fashion in the academic world. This was our second article in this series of fashion related articles for Delfinen.

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Written exam: Novozymes

Published on January 19th, 2006



Why is Novozymes the market leader in industrial enzymes and how can they sustain their competitive advantage?

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