The object of labor : art, cloth, and cultural production / edited by Joan Livingstone & John Ploof ; designed by Ann Tyler.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Chicago, Ill. : School of the Art Institute of Chicago Press ; Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2007], ©2007.
Description
xiv, 408 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm

Details

Subject(s)
Related name
Notes
Some pages folded.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Piecework : home, factory, studio, exhibit / Maureen P. Sherlock
  • Labor, history, and sweatshops in the new global economy / Alan Howard
  • That word which means smuggling across borders, incorporated : the multipled suit / J. Morgan Puett and Iain Kerr
  • Work now / Karen Reimer
  • Machine dreams / Helen Haejin Cho
  • Can you see us now? : Ya Nos Pueden Ver / subRosa
  • Lace curtains for Troy / Margo Mensing
  • Damask / Anne Wilson
  • Amazwi Abesifazane : voices of women / Carol Becker
  • Amazwi Abesifazane : reclaiming the emotional and public self / Andries Botha
  • Visible links / Lara Lepionka
  • I mean this / Darrel Morris
  • Stitching women's lives : Sujuni and Khatwa from Bihar, India / Viji Srinivasan, Skye Morrison, Laila Tyabji and Dorothy Caldwell
  • Inventory of labor / Barbara Layne and Sue Rowley
  • Signifiers / Park Chambers
  • Home work / Lou Cabeen
  • What are you making? / Lisa Clark
  • from prototypes for new understanding / Brian Jungen
  • Sew your own stump flag / Susie Brandt
  • from trials and turbulence / Pepon Osorio
  • Torn and mended : textile actions at ground zero and beyond / Nancy Gildart
  • Ada Lovelace and the loom of life / Sadie Plant
  • Hands on spots / Lia Cook
  • Biting and chewing in contemporary art / Alison Ferris
  • From Soundsuits / Nick Cave
  • Laboured cloth : translations of hybridity in contemporary art / Janis Jefferies
  • Big boy, leisure lady, gay Victorians / Yinka Shonibare
  • From Cities on the move / Kimsooja
  • Material with a memory / Mary Jane Jacob
  • An aesthetic of blackness : strange and oppositional aesthetic inheritances : history worked by hand / Bell Hooks
  • From Indigo blue / Ann Hamilton
  • Deco-jamming is eco-glam! / Neil MacInnis and Judith Leemann
  • Hand labour and digital capitalism at the Chicago board of trade / Ingrid Bachmann
  • Iron into lace / Merrill Mason
  • Artist as insect / Kevin Murray
  • Endpapers / Christine Tarkowski.
ISBN
  • 0262122901 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 9780262122900 (hardcover : alk. paper)
LCCN
2006027386
OCLC
71288698
RCP
C - S
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