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Series: Asia-Pacific
Published: 04 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393993-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9399-3
...Artistic Practice Finds Its Object<subtitle>The Avant-Garde and the <italic>Yomiuri Indépendant</italic></subtitle> ...
Book Chapter

By Erin Manning
Series: Thought in the Act
Published: 03 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7441-1
... Spinoza worlding SenseLab philosophy artistic practice ...
Series: Thought in the Act
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374411-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7441-1
... In chapter 8, a short interview with the author, Arno Boehler asks what else the body can do in the context of neurodiversity. Spinoza worlding SenseLab philosophy artistic practice ...
Series: Thought in the Act
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374411-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7441-1
... Taking her own experience of an artistic exhibition as the generator of thought, in chapter 3 Manning explores how and where the artful emerges within artistic practice. It is here that the theory of the minor gesture is most specifically attended to. The chapter takes the question of how...
Book Chapter

By Bill Anthes
Published: 04 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374992-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7499-2
... The introductory chapter provides background on the artist’s practice. Heap of Birds describes his practice as continuing a warrior tradition, comparing his art to the “sharp rocks,” or stone projectile points, found on the ground of the Cheyenne-Arapaho Nation and elsewhere in North America...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374657-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... In this chapter, Matt Richardson employs an ethnographic perspective to examine Sharon Bridgforth’s The love conjure/blues Text installation . He contends that the jazz aesthetic, an artistic practice that encourages layering of images, ideas, sound, and experiences, informs Bridgforth’s...
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 07 September 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7503-6
... Anzaldúa introduces her book by explaining its multi-layered focus and inviting readers to participate in her literary desires. Reflecting on her own experiences and struggles as a dedicated artist, the author calls for a new aesthetics, an entirely embodied artistic practice that synthesizes...
Series: Art History Publication Initiative
Published: 19 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372790-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7279-0
... This chapter considers the impact of Jimmie Durham’s tenure as the director of the International Indian Treaty Council of the American Indian Movement on his subsequent artistic practice in New York City during the 1980s. It lays the ground for remaining chapters by examining the philosophical...
Series: Art History Publication Initiative
Published: 19 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372790-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7279-0
... The epilogue returns to Jimmie Durham’s artistic practice to consider rocks that sprang to life following his relocation to Europe in 1994. A chunk of mineral matter masks the artist’s visage, pebbles dent the front of a refrigerator, rocks scatter across the floor of a museum gift store...
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
...Part I In this chapter, Matt Richardson employs an ethnographic perspective to examine Sharon Bridgforth’s The love conjure/blues Text installation . He contends that the jazz aesthetic, an artistic practice that encourages layering of images, ideas, sound, and experiences, informs...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374169-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7416-9
... The conclusion takes a brief look at where some of the artists discussed—Noah Purifoy, David Hammons, Senga Nengudi, and others—ended up in the 1980s and beyond. The chapter thinks about how West Coast black practice of the 1960s and 1970s crafted an African diasporic aesthetics. The global...
Published: 24 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373292-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7329-2
... developed a complex reservoir of self-reflexive tactics that included artistic practices as well as a sharp humor. The late Seki enacted a media theory that made heavy use of the tools of popular culture itself: critical text, an “eraser print” illustration of a TV celebrity’s face based on a carving...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374015-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... project of making space within aesthetic discourse for the artistic practices and preferences of people who are not legitimized by an institutional theory of art and art making. This choice to contest the marginalization of the non-expert is distinctive of the philosophies of liberation within which...
Published: 24 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7329-2
... of Japan began to wane, Nancy Seki developed a complex reservoir of self-reflexive tactics that included artistic practices as well as a sharp humor. The late Seki enacted a media theory that made heavy use of the tools of popular culture itself: critical text, an “eraser print” illustration of a TV...
Series: Objects/Histories
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374602-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7460-2
... Tangentyere Artists is the first community arts center for Aboriginal people and community members living in town camps of Alice Springs in the Northern Territory. Chapter 2 provides an original analysis of the emergent aesthetics of Tangentyere Artists. It presents the practice basis...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... and artistic practice, McGlotten links the deep web to the ways black bodies, and especially black queer bodies, are understood as data points, as statistical objects or deviations, rather than as ontologically material persons. Ultimately, the essay queries how black queers navigate the perils of data fields...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... and the political overlap, the author shows that hooks’s attention to the beauty of everyday objects and crafts—her “aesthetics of the ordinary”—is a basic component of her project of making space within aesthetic discourse for the artistic practices and preferences of people who are not legitimized...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374329-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7432-9
... by artists active in a number of places around the world, not only in prominent art centers such as New York. Many innovative artists active there were transients from peripheral cultures, to which they later returned. The essay outlines the emergence of avant-garde practices in the 1960s, based on a belief...
Published: 15 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375128-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7512-8
... for the centrality of the living body in a broad range of art practice. This chapter briefly considers artists like Maris Bustamante, Ron Athey, Álvaro Villalobos, and the Chilean group CADA (Colectivo de Acciones de Arte) in their specific contexts so as not to fetishize notions of its origins, specific practices...
Published: 08 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375661-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7566-1
... as a way to create new artistic advances. Futurism went rather far in this dynamic, as it looked at all everyday and specialized actions and practices as potential materials for artistic production, politics included, as is illustrated by the futurists’ attempt to install their own aesthetic-political...