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Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

Art

2012

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Re-Enacting Performance Art, Lucas M. Ihlein, Chris Hewitt, Andrea Saemann Jan 2012

Re-Enacting Performance Art, Lucas M. Ihlein, Chris Hewitt, Andrea Saemann

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

Lucas Ihlein’s re-enactment work has primarily revolved around Expanded Cinema from British artists of the 1970s. Working with Louise Curham as “Teaching and Learning Cinema”, Ihlein’s approach involves a carefully annotated and documented re-invention of the original works, paying particular attention to the technological specificity of film, video and digital media.


Engaging Aboriginal Art From The Idea Of Australia, Ian A. Mclean Jan 2012

Engaging Aboriginal Art From The Idea Of Australia, Ian A. Mclean

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

In writing the first national history of Australian art Bernard Smith was instrumental in inventing the idea of an Australian national culture. In this respect his histories should be understood in the context of a wider postcolonial – or at least post-empire – discourse that shaped the idea of Australia after the world wars. Galvanizing the many threads of this discourse was the idea of an independent nation state. What role did Aboriginal art have in this discourse? As a committed Marxist Smith had a great deal of sympathy for the downtrodden, including Aborigines. However the idea of the nation state is ...


The Art Of Transformation, Sarah B. Miller Jan 2012

The Art Of Transformation, Sarah B. Miller

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

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