Body Art Performing The Subject

Author: Amelia Jones
Editor: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 9780816627738
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"With great originality and scholarship, Amelia Jones maps out an extraordinary history of body art over the last three decades and embeds it in the theoretical terrain of postmoderism. The result is a wonderful and permissive space in which the viewer...can wander"...-Moira Roth, Trefethen professor of art history, Mills College.
Body Art/performing the Subject
Language: en
Pages: 349
Authors: Amelia Jones
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

"With great originality and scholarship, Amelia Jones maps out an extraordinary history of body art over the last three decades and embeds it in the theoretical terrain of postmoderism. The result is a wonderful and permissive space in which the viewer...can wander"...-Moira Roth, Trefethen professor of art history, Mills College.
Art of the Twentieth Century
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Jason Gaiger, Paul Wood
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-03-11 - Publisher: Yale University Press

This reader, a companion to The Open University's four-volume Art of the Twentieth Century series, offers a variety of writings by art historians and art theorists. The writings were originally published as freestanding essays or chapters in books, and they reflect the diversity of art historical interpretations and theoretical approaches
Performing the Body/Performing the Text
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Amelia Jones, Andrew Stephenson Nfa, Andrew Stephenson
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-08-12 - Publisher: Routledge

This book explores the new performativity in art theory and practice, examining ways of rethinking interpretive processes in visual culture. Since the 1960s, visual art practices - from body art to minimalism - have taken contemporary art outside the museum and gallery; by embracing theatricality and performance and exploding the
Performing Aotearoa
Language: en
Pages: 463
Authors: Marc Maufort, David O'Donnell (MA.)
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Peter Lang

"This ... volume comprises a wide range of chapters focusing on key figures in the development of New Zealand theatre and drama, such as, among others, Robert Lord, Ken Duncum, Gary Henderson, Stephen Sinclair, Hone Kouka, Briar-Grace Smith, Jacob Rajan, Lynda Chanwai-Earle, Nathaniel Lees, and Victor Rodger."--Publisher description.
Contract with the Skin
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Kathy O'Dell
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

Having oneself shot. Putting out fires with the bare hands and feet. Biting the body and photographing the marks. Sewing one's own mouth shut--all in front of an audience. What do these kinds of performances tell us about the social and historical context in which they occurred? Fascinating and accessibly