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Alone In The Crowd: Appropriated Text And Subjectivity In The Work Of Rirkrit Tiravanija, Liz Linden Jul 2016

Alone In The Crowd: Appropriated Text And Subjectivity In The Work Of Rirkrit Tiravanija, Liz Linden

Liz Linden

The practice of Thai artist Rirkrit Tiravanija is perhaps the best-known exemplar of relational aesthetics, a distinction first made by Nicholas Bourriaud and affirmed in the writings of many subsequent art critics; but the critical focus on the interactive aspect of his works has tended to rely on utopian modes of community engagement, which ignore Tiravanija's strategic deployment of relational, interactive structures to implicate the viewer, publicly, in problematic political positions. Tiravanija commonly uses appropriation in his artworks as a way of exposing viewer's biases and this paper focuses specifically on his use of appropriated text to explore ...


Karen Azoulay: Carnation Thunder, Liz Linden Dec 2010

Karen Azoulay: Carnation Thunder, Liz Linden

Liz Linden

No abstract provided.


Transgressions: Transgender, Transnational, Transsexual, Lauren L. Gallow Mar 2007

Transgressions: Transgender, Transnational, Transsexual, Lauren L. Gallow

Lauren L. Gallow

Exhibition essay for Transgressions: Transgender, Transnational, Transsexual, hosted by the University of the Pacific's Reynolds Gallery from April–June 2007.


Temporality, Impermanence And The Museum The Ethics Of Conservation And The Works Of Anselm Kiefer, Virginia A. Dressler May 2003

Temporality, Impermanence And The Museum The Ethics Of Conservation And The Works Of Anselm Kiefer, Virginia A. Dressler

Virginia A Dressler

Using some of the concepts from Heidegger's 'The origin of a work of art'
as a foundation, I will argue that every work is a unique and original entity, not
capable of being simulated or repeated by artificial means. A work is bound by the
temporal nature of its own material, as in all forms of matter. The product of
restoration work is ultimately a copy of the original, destroying a work's original
essence of time, material and space. Museums often present works as absolutes
within seemingly timeless walls of illusion. An environment of immortality is often
conveyed ...


Narratus Interruptus: Gary Hill’S 23:59:59:29—The Storyteller’S Room, Dore Bowen Dec 1997

Narratus Interruptus: Gary Hill’S 23:59:59:29—The Storyteller’S Room, Dore Bowen

Dore Bowen

No abstract provided.