Feminist Perspectives on Art : Contemporary Outtakes / editors, Jacqueline Millner, Catriona Moore.

First edition.
London : Taylor and Francis, 2018.
1 online resource (205 pages) : illustrations


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"When the body is foregrounded in artwork as in much contemporary performance, sculptural installation and video work so is gendered and sexualised difference. Feminist Perspectives on Art: Contemporary Outtakes looks to interactions between art history, theory, curation, and studio-based practices to theorise the phenomenological import of this embodied gender difference in contemporary art.The essays in this collection are rooted in a wide variety of disciplines, including art-making, curating, and art history and criticism, with many of the authors combining roles of curator, artist and writer. This interdisciplinary approach enables the book to bridge the theorypractice divide and highlight new perspectives emerging from creative arts research. Fresh insights are offered on feminist aesthetics, womens embodied experience, curatorial and art historical method, art world equity, and intersectional concerns. It engages with epistemological assertions of how the body feels, how the land has creative agency in Indigenous art, and how the use of emotional or affective registers may form ones curatorial method.This anthology represents a significant contribution to a broader resurgence of feminist thought, methodology, and action in contemporary art, particularly in creative practice research. It will be of particular value to students and researchers in art history, visual culture, cultural studies, and gender studies, in addition to museum and gallery professionals specialising in contemporary art."--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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  • chapter Introduction / Jacqueline Millner and Catriona Moore
  • chapter A feminist curator walks into a gallery… / Jo Holder Catriona Moore
  • chapter The value of maturity
  • Anne Ferran, Judith Wright, Lindy Lee / Julie Ewington
  • chapter Women in the cross-cultural studio
  • Invisible tracks in the Indigenous artist’s archive / Una Rey
  • chapter The Pearl Gibbs ‘Gambanyi’ Kangaroo Cloak / Lynette Riley with Catriona Moore and Jo Holder
  • chapter Still in my mind
  • Gurindji location, experience and visuality / Brenda L. Croft
  • chapter The practice of remaining perpetually contingent / Bianca Hester with Jacqueline Millner
  • chapter Curating grief / Daniel Mudie Cunningham
  • chapter The intimate monument
  • Memorialising from a feminist perspective / Sylvia Griffin
  • chapter FLORINA PREFECTURE: Women in the shadow of ‘The Magnificent Empire’ 1900–1922 and 2017
  • A feminist interpretation of Greek-Australian identity as explored in contemporary art / Elizabeth Gertsakis
  • chapter Feeling seeing
  • Image, sound and touch in the video installations of Angelica Mesiti / Jacqueline Millner
  • chapter Materialising the interval
  • Relationality as a feminist art practice / Caroline Phillips
  • chapter Heave, ho, ha
  • Disgust, humour and failure in contemporary feminist art / Jane Polkinghorne
  • chapter Slim evidence of fat fortunes
  • Towards a gendered history of fat acceptance / Robert Nelson.
  • 1-351-66720-3
  • 1-315-16207-5
  • 1-351-66719-X
  • 10.4324/9781315162072
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