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Surface Encounters: Thinking with Animals and Art

Ron Broglio

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672967
eISBN:
9781452947334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672967.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

What is it like to be an animal? This book aims to find out from the inside, from underneath the fur and feathers. In examining this question, it bypasses the perspectives of biology or natural ... More


Burden of Light: Chris Burden (2007)<sup>1</sup>

Kristine Stiles

in Concerning Consequences: Studies in Art, Destruction, and Trauma

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226774510
eISBN:
9780226304403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304403.003.0010
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This chapter examines how light figures in Chris Burden's art in a range of media, including Shoot (1971), White Light/White Heat (1975), and The Fist of Light (1993). Light pervades Burden's work, ... More


Topologies of Identity in Serial Experiments Lain

Craig Jackson

in Mechademia 7: Lines of Sight

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680498
eISBN:
9781452948706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680498.003.0010
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The human-machine interface, in all its various forms and ramifications for human identity, is a frontier navigated by many anime and manga series. This chapter examines one intriguing series in this ... More


Contact Zones and Living Flesh: Touch after Olly and Suzi

Ron Broglio

in Surface Encounters: Thinking with Animals and Art

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672967
eISBN:
9781452947334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672967.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This chapter investigates further animal surfaces to understand the world of animals. It emphasizes the works of Olly Williams and Suzi Winstanley, which offer a surface for human-animal exchange ... More


Evolutionary Transformation

Thomas Fisher

in Designing Our Way to a Better World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816698875
eISBN:
9781452954264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698875.003.0020
Subject:
Art, Design

This chapter observes how the abductive approach represents a larger shift in Western culture away from two prevalent mythologies of the past that justified the domination of nature for either ... More


Spatializing Knowledge

Thomas Fisher

in Designing Our Way to a Better World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816698875
eISBN:
9781452954264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698875.003.0021
Subject:
Art, Design

The chapter describes how human evolution along the lines of abductive thinking may occur: through the organization of knowledge according to how the world is organized spatially rather than ... More


Distant Wars Visible: The Ambivalence of Witnessing

Wendy Kozol

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681297
eISBN:
9781452948676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681297.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Distant Wars Visible brings a new perspective to the enduring question about the efficacy of conflict photography and other forms of visual advocacy. In the twenty-first century, visuality has been a ... More


Body of Thought: Immanence and Carolee Schneemann

Ron Broglio

in Surface Encounters: Thinking with Animals and Art

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672967
eISBN:
9781452947334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672967.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This chapter further delves into the Baconian notion of cutting open and consuming the animal body and relates it to the figure of Dionysus. It looks into Carolee Schneemann’s works, highlighting ... More


Coda: Human, Animal, and Matthew Barney

Ron Broglio

in Surface Encounters: Thinking with Animals and Art

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672967
eISBN:
9781452947334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672967.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This concluding chapter focuses on Matthew Barney’s film Drawing Restraint 9. It considers how lifting the restraints of language, gesture, and ritual set in motion a transformation of human-animal ... More


Looking Elsewhere

Wendy Kozol

in Distant Wars Visible: The Ambivalence of Witnessing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681297
eISBN:
9781452948676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681297.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

The Introduction contextualizes the topic of the book and gives an overview of the chapters.


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