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Moocs 2.0: Reviewing N.Paradoxa's Mooc On Contemporary Art And Feminism, Parme Giuntini, Anne Swartz, Kathleen Wentrack 2018 Otis College of Art and Design

Moocs 2.0: Reviewing N.Paradoxa's Mooc On Contemporary Art And Feminism, Parme Giuntini, Anne Swartz, Kathleen Wentrack

Art History Pedagogy & Practice

This collaboratively written article explores the pedagogical role of MOOCs today through analysis of a MOOC on contemporary art and feminism, created by Katy Deepwell, editor of the international feminist art journal n.paradoxa. Parme Giuntini offers an updated overview of MOOCs and their increasing value as OERs for faculty and students. Feminist art historians Anne Swartz and Kathleen Wentrack investigate the n.paradoxa MOOC from different, but complimentary perspectives. Wentrack explores the structure, documents, and interactivity of the MOOC as a rich source of feminist material useful to both students and scholars. Swartz addresses Deepwell’s international treatment of ...


Xu Zhen & Madein Company: The Phenomenon Of Artist-Company, Qianfan Gu 2018 CUNY Hunter College

Xu Zhen & Madein Company: The Phenomenon Of Artist-Company, Qianfan Gu

School of Arts & Sciences Theses

The thesis is about the phenomenon of "artist-company" -- commercial methodologies employed by contemporary artists are determining their artworks. Taking XuZhen as a case study, it attempts to understand the phenomenon through aspects including art autonomy and institutional theories. It argues that "artist-company" is a continuation of institutional critique.


Rodcon, Flier, 2018, University of Northern Iowa. Rod Library. 2018 University of Northern Iowa

Rodcon, Flier, 2018, University Of Northern Iowa. Rod Library.

RodCon Documents

RodCon 2018

Saturday, April 7th, 2018

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Flier used in promotion of the event.


Par-Delà Toute Comparaison : Présentation, Alain Agnessan 2017 University of Western Ontario

Par-Delà Toute Comparaison : Présentation, Alain Agnessan

Mouvances Francophones

Présentation sur la dévaluation de la primauté du verbal sur le visuel dans la bande dessinée vue d'Afrique


La B.D Algérienne : Médium Sous Influences ?, Saad Eddine Fatmi 2017 Université de Mascara, Algérie

La B.D Algérienne : Médium Sous Influences ?, Saad Eddine Fatmi

Mouvances Francophones

C’est en lisant par hasard la dépêche d’une agence de presse algérienne sur une vente-dédicace d’un bédéiste algérien révélant son appartenance à l’école d’Hergé que nous nous sommes interrogés sur la présence de modèles ayant influencé la B.D algérienne. En plus, annoncer l’appartenance d’un bédéiste à une école ou une tendance se révèle fort hâtif sans s’attarder sur les aspects graphiques et textuels. Nous tenterons donc de répondre à la question suivante : est-ce que les dessinateurs algériens ont eu à subir l’influence franco-belge dans un élan d’imitation ou par ...


On Affame Bien Les Rats D’Abdelaziz Mouride : « Les Années De Plomb » Au Maroc Dans Un Bédé - Reportage, Chourouq Nasri 2017 Université Mohammed 1, Oudja, Maroc

On Affame Bien Les Rats D’Abdelaziz Mouride : « Les Années De Plomb » Au Maroc Dans Un Bédé - Reportage, Chourouq Nasri

Mouvances Francophones

Dans cet article, je propose de remettre en question les clichés sur la bande dessinée et d’explorer la façon dont ce livre permet la transmission d’une mémoire dont les dimensions sont à la fois personnelles et collectives. Même si les événements (résistance, torture, enlèvement, incarcération, assassinats, etc.) que le livre évoque sont derrière nous, cette bande dessinée est un témoin privilégié de l’histoire et de l’évolution de notre société. Mouride explore une nouvelle forme de récit historique et nous invite à conduire une réflexion sur notre propre histoire. Son ouvrage est à la fois historique, artistique ...


Curating Contemporary Japanese Art: Exhibition Catalogue Production For Hidden Landscapes: Yasuaki Onishi And Invisible Space, Emily Lawhead 2017 The University of San Francisco

Curating Contemporary Japanese Art: Exhibition Catalogue Production For Hidden Landscapes: Yasuaki Onishi And Invisible Space, Emily Lawhead

Master's Projects and Capstones

In the last decade, there has been a telling increase of attention given to contemporary Asian artists exhibited in the United States and Europe. Since 2008, artists from China, Japan, South Korea, and Central Asia have been featured in exhibitions from the Venice Biennale to the Whitney Biennale, and are becoming ever more present on the Western art stage. Meanwhile, curatorial practice, once focused on the care of objects, is shifting to encompass a wider range of creative activity. Curators are taking time to engage with living artists in a collaborative setting, rather than as impartial facilitators. This capstone seeks ...


Invisible Invisibility, Eugina Song 2017 CUNY Hunter College

Invisible Invisibility, Eugina Song

School of Arts & Sciences Theses

White America assumes its culture is the default, and Asian culture as foreign and irrelevant. I address Asian invisibility by using canvas structure as a Western framing device of painting, and make this cultural barrier visible by breaking out of the frame. Deriving from Dansaekhwa, I challenge the Western painting structure with materiality.


On A Table Sits A Grapefruit- A Looking Back On Fluxus, Elaina Barnett 2017 Murray State University

On A Table Sits A Grapefruit- A Looking Back On Fluxus, Elaina Barnett

Honors College Theses

My intent for this thesis essay is to discuss how East Asian culture and philosophies informed the 1960’s and 1970’s artist group, Fluxus, and how the media and conceptualizations developed by Fluxus, as part of the neo-avant-garde, changed art in ways that still affects contemporary artists, including myself. I will begin with a discussion of the historical avant-garde, the reinvigoration of those ideals in the neo-avant-garde, and the key vanguard concept of anti-art. Following, will be a brief expansion on what aspects of East-Asian culture appealed to the Euro-American vanguard artists of the mid-twentieth century. I will end ...


Perspectives On Video Games As Art, Jeroen Bourgonjon, Geert Vandermeersche, Kris Rutten 2017 Ghent University

Perspectives On Video Games As Art, Jeroen Bourgonjon, Geert Vandermeersche, Kris Rutten

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

In their article "Perspectives on Video Games as Art" Jeroen Bourgonjon, Geert Vndermeer­sche, and Kris Rutten engage in discussing whether or not video games can be considered a form of art. Although this question has already been discussed elaborately, the debate is guided by many differ­ent and often conflicting positions. The aim of this article is to revisit this debate by mapping out a range of perspectives on video games as art. The authors explore the relation between games and differ­ent definitions and functions of art, different motives of artists, and the potential impact of the arts ...


“What You See Is What You Get: The Artifice Of Insight”: A Conversation Between R. Luke Dubois And Anne Collins Goodyear, Anne C. Goodyear 2017 Bowdoin College Museum of Art

“What You See Is What You Get: The Artifice Of Insight”: A Conversation Between R. Luke Dubois And Anne Collins Goodyear, Anne C. Goodyear

Artl@s Bulletin

The metaphorical relationship between sight and knowledge has long been recognized: the double-entendre of “illumination” promises both light and understanding; “I see” signifies that one “gets it” intellectually. This conversation between R. Luke DuBois and Anne Collins Goodyear addresses how data accrues meaning through pictorial structures that represent it. An artist, DuBois has consistently played with conventions for depicting information visually, revealing the intersections between data and desire they represent. Reexamining the interfaces through which we view the world, DuBois and Goodyear consider what our filters threaten to hide.

La relation métaphorique entre la vue et la connaissance a longtemps ...


Network Analysis And Feminist Artists, Michelle Moravec 2017 Rosemont College

Network Analysis And Feminist Artists, Michelle Moravec

Artl@s Bulletin

This article examines the benefits and drawbacks of using social network analysis to study feminist artists’ networks. Looking at two of the author’s digital humanities projects, it explores the systemic and structural barriers that limit the utility of social network analysis for feminist artists. The first project on the social network of artist Carolee Schneemann analyzed her female circles through a correspondence network. The second project attempted to trace the circulation of feminist art manifestos in American feminist periodicals. Three factors are identified as constraining network analysis in these case studies, the lack of feminist artists’ archives, an insufficient ...


Caitlin Keogh: Feminine Feminism, Madeline Beck 2017 Kennesaw State University

Caitlin Keogh: Feminine Feminism, Madeline Beck

The Kennesaw Journal of Undergraduate Research

The painter Caitlin Keogh (b. 1982) is a rising star in the Contemporary Art scene in the United States. Currently living and working in Brooklyn, New York, Keogh is one of countless emerging painters in the trendy arts hub, but her work is already receiving international attention and critical acclaim. Her refined use of flat figuration and bold but pastel colors combined with her striking subject matter has situated Keogh distinctly in the massive contemporary art scene today. Keogh’s insertion of feminist discourse, personal identity, and appropriated imagery into her paintings begs a thorough analysis of her work. She ...


L'Eutrapélie Au Fondement De La Bande Dessinée Francophone De Mayotte. Comparaison De Vincent Liétar Et Cyrille Le Corre, Christophe Cosker 2017 Centre universitaire de Mayotte

L'Eutrapélie Au Fondement De La Bande Dessinée Francophone De Mayotte. Comparaison De Vincent Liétar Et Cyrille Le Corre, Christophe Cosker

Mouvances Francophones

Île restée française dans l’archipel des Comores, Mayotte est considérée par l’un de ses écrivains francophones comme une « miette d’Afrique » (Baco, 2011 : 52) perdue dans l’océan Indien. Pour cette raison, on peut considérer la bande dessinée francophone de Mayotte comme une africaine, voire swafricaine étant donné que la langue de l’île provient du swahili, comme le confirment les étymons recueillis par Sophie Blanchy dans son dictionnaire de la langue de Mayotte (Blanchy, 1996). La « littérature en estampes », pour reprendre l’expression par laquelle la désignait son père Töpffer, apparaît à Mayotte dans les années 1980 ...


Greice Schneider. What Happens When Nothing Happens: Boredom And Everyday Life In Contemporary Comics. Leuven: Leuven Up, 2016., David Pinho Barros 2017 Universidade do Porto / KU Leuven

Greice Schneider. What Happens When Nothing Happens: Boredom And Everyday Life In Contemporary Comics. Leuven: Leuven Up, 2016., David Pinho Barros

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Greice Schneider. What Happens When Nothing Happens: Boredom and Everyday Life in Contemporary Comics. Leuven: Leuven UP, 2016.


Ian Gordon. Kid Comic Strips: A Genre Across Four Countries. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. ---. Superman: The Persistence Of An American Icon. New Jersey: Rutgers Up, 2017., Cathy L. Ryan 2017 The Ohio State University

Ian Gordon. Kid Comic Strips: A Genre Across Four Countries. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. ---. Superman: The Persistence Of An American Icon. New Jersey: Rutgers Up, 2017., Cathy L. Ryan

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Ian Gordon. Kid Comic Strips: A Genre Across Four Countries. Palgrave Studies in Comics and Graphic Novels, Ed. Roger Saban. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Review of Ian Gordon. Superman: The Persistence of an American Icon. New Jersey: Rutgers UP, 2017.


Políticas De Lo Estético En La Ilustración De Ciencia Ficción. El Caso De “Think Blue, Count Two” De Cordwainer Smith, Silvia Gabriela Kurlat Ares 2017 Independent Scholar

Políticas De Lo Estético En La Ilustración De Ciencia Ficción. El Caso De “Think Blue, Count Two” De Cordwainer Smith, Silvia Gabriela Kurlat Ares

Alambique: Revista académica de ciencia ficción y fantasia / Jornal acadêmico de ficção científica e fantasía

Desde el período del Dadá se han ido borrando los límites entre las formas artísticas y sus soportes, entre las estéticas de uso y las estéticas formales, entre los espacios altos y bajos de producción cultural, y también, entre la percepción de centros y periferias que parecen haberse astillado y reproducido a la interioridad de espacios hasta hacer de la hegemonía misma, al decir the Beasley Murray, un concepto no sólo inestable sino casi inexistente. En el caso de la ciencia ficción, esa porosidad hace a la constitución misma de una estética que opera desde la factura del naturalismo pero ...


Desert Pool {If Every Desert Was Once A Sea}, Karen Miranda Abel 2017 York University

Desert Pool {If Every Desert Was Once A Sea}, Karen Miranda Abel

The Goose

Desert Pool {If every desert was once a sea} is a site-specific art project by Canadian artist Karen Miranda Abel completed in 2016 while artist-in-residence at Joya: arte + ecología, an arts-led research centre situated in an alpine desert within a national park in southern Spain. The elemental installation represents an envisioning of the ancient sea that occupied the Sierra de María-Los Vélez Natural Park millions of years before the current desert ecology, a time when its highest mountain peaks may have been islands.


Phenomenology Of Visual Arts In William Faulkner's The Sound And The Fury And As I Lay Dying, Zeinab Zamani 2017 Missouri State University

Phenomenology Of Visual Arts In William Faulkner's The Sound And The Fury And As I Lay Dying, Zeinab Zamani

MSU Graduate Theses

The early decades of the 20th century marked drastic changes in philosophy, science, visual arts, literature, and music. In philosophy, this change occurred in the work of Edmund Husserl whose Phenomenology introduced a new “way of knowing” or epistemology. In art, the exhibition of Pablo Picasso’s Cubist Les Demoiselles d’Avignon (1907), given its rebellious nature, began an innovative artistic tradition which called for a new “way of seeing.” Phenomenology as theory and Cubism as practice shared a common aim: to re-vision the world—an aim of many Modernist movements. Modernism is an umbrella term for a mélange of ...


The Narcissistic Gaze In Pipilotti Rist’S Video Work Mutaflor (1996), Yanlin Li 2017 Ursinus College

The Narcissistic Gaze In Pipilotti Rist’S Video Work Mutaflor (1996), Yanlin Li

Art and Art History Summer Fellows

The project focuses on the research of the visual culture in the context of western societies from the 1970s to the 1990s and the art criticism on video art during that time. The final product of this project is an art criticism on the video artwork Mutaflor, made by Pipilotti Rist, an internationally renowned contemporary video and installation artist.


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