Carnal Aesthetics: Transgressive Imagery and Feminist by Bettina Papenburg,Marta Zarzycka

By Bettina Papenburg,Marta Zarzycka

artwork at the present time is an more and more multifaceted phenomenon, encompassing transgressive works that intrude in struggle, inequalities, ecological failures, and innovative alterations in know-how. Carnal Aesthetics is an engaging new exam of this element of up to date visible tradition. making use of contemporary theories of transgressive physique imagery, trauma, affectivity and sensation, it offers a clean examine the assembly element among the politics of illustration and the politics of belief, throughout the prismatic lens of feminist theory.

Acclaimed students, together with Griselda Pollock, Vivian Sobchack, Laura Marks, Erin Manning, Jill Bennett, and Martine Beugnet, examine seminal case reports coming from diverse media: electronic images, video, movie and multimedia artwork. They discover a few transgressive events that considerably reconfigure the connection among the physique and the picture, not easy additionally the primacy of vision.

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