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From Reproductive Choice to Reproductive Barbie: The Politics of Visibility

Laurie Shrage

in Abortion and Social Responsibility: Depolarizing the Debate

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195153095
eISBN:
9780199870615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515309X.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Evaluates “pro‐life” and “pro‐choice” media campaigns, featuring fetuses and coat hangers respectively, and shows how both reflect individualistic ideologies about responsibility and freedom. Rather ... More


Lure and Allure: Mirrors, Fugitive Agency, and Exiled Sexuality

Diana Tietjens Meyers

in Gender in the Mirror: Cultural Imagery and Women's Agency

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140415
eISBN:
9780199871476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140419.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Although Narcissus was a man, narcissism is commonly considered a feminine vice. Over the centuries, several symbolic systems mediate this transfer: the myth of Narcissus evolves to reassign ... More


Prostitution and the Problem of Feminist Art: The Emergent Queer Aesthetic of COUM Transmissions

Siona Wilson

in Art Labor, Sex Politics: Feminist Effects in 1970s British Art and Performance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816685738
eISBN:
9781452950648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816685738.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

COUM Transmissions’ notorious performance-based installation, Prostitution (1976) was presented one month after Mary Kelly’s Post-Partum Document at the very same venue. Chapter three finds ... More


Goddess: Feminist Art and Spirituality in the 1970S

Jennie Klein

in West of Center: Art and the Counterculture Experiment in America, 1965-1977

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677252
eISBN:
9781452947440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677252.003.0013
Subject:
Art, Art History

Unlike other gender radical movements such as gay rights or even radical feminism, feminist spirituality has always remained on the margins of mainstream culture and academic acceptability. To this ... More


Varieties of Aesthetic Disgust

Carolyn Korsmeyer

in Savoring Disgust: The Foul and the Fair in Aesthetics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199756940
eISBN:
9780199895212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756940.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Much contemporary art is notorious for its deliberate arousal of disgust, but the phenomenon is hardly new, and the artworks this chapter considers span centuries, genres, and media. Literature, ... More


Art Labor, Sex Politics: Feminist Effects in 1970s British Art and Performance

Siona Wilson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816685738
eISBN:
9781452950648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816685738.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

Contrary to critics who have called it the “undecade,” the 1970s were a time of risky, innovative art—and nowhere more so than in Britain, where the forces of feminism and labor politics merged in a ... More


Writing from the heart

Griselda Pollock

in Writing otherwise: Experiments in cultural criticism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089428
eISBN:
9781781707340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089428.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This essay is a eulogy for Griselda Pollock's long time friend and collaborator, the art historian Rozsika Parker. It reflects on the early years of the women's art movement and feminist art history. ... More


Conclusion

Leah Modigliani

in Engendering an avant-garde: The unsettled lansdcapes of Vancouver photo-conceptualism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526101198
eISBN:
9781526135957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526101198.003.0008
Subject:
Art, Art History

The historical evidence of a backlash levied against the Vancouver Art Gallery and the perceived hegemony of the Vancouver School that reached a peak in 1989-1990 is addressed in the conclusion. ... More


Revolting Photographs: Proletarian Amateurism in Jo Spence and Terry Dennett’s Photography Workshop

Siona Wilson

in Art Labor, Sex Politics: Feminist Effects in 1970s British Art and Performance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816685738
eISBN:
9781452950648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816685738.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The open-ended collaborative project, Photography Workshop (run by Jo Spence and Terry Dennett), ends the decade and the book with the emergence of photography as a newly critical art form. The ... More


Nightcleaners: The Ambiguities of Activism and the Limits of Production

Siona Wilson

in Art Labor, Sex Politics: Feminist Effects in 1970s British Art and Performance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816685738
eISBN:
9781452950648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816685738.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

Chapter One establishes the political and aesthetic setting for the book through a reading of Nightcleaners (1972-5)--an experimental documentary by the Berwick Street Film Collective--and its ... More


The Spectator as Reproducer: Mary Kelly’s Early Films

Siona Wilson

in Art Labor, Sex Politics: Feminist Effects in 1970s British Art and Performance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816685738
eISBN:
9781452950648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816685738.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

In an analysis of Mary Kelly’s early works in film, performance, and photography, Chapter Two traces the links between feminist labor activism and Kelly’s emerging commitment to psychoanalysis. I ... More


Black Feminist Performance

Macelle Mahala

in Penumbra: The Premier Stage for African American Drama

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683741
eISBN:
9781452948478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683741.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Chapter five recognizes the practice of black feminist performance at Penumbra during the nineteen nineties and early two thousands, concentrating specifically on the work of Rebecca Rice, Laurie ... More


Private Dis-Pleasures: Mona Hatoum, Mediated Bodies and the Peep Show

Stephen Monteiro

in Screen Presence: Cinema Culture and the Art of Warhol, Rauschenberg, Hatoum and Gordon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474403375
eISBN:
9781474421881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403375.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In subject and mode of presentation, Mona Hatoum’s 1980s and 90s video works centring on the body drew on the history of pornographic and medical imaging techniques. Making comparisons to porn ... More


Screen Eroticisms: Exploring Female Desire in Feminist Film and Video

Amelia Jones

in Resolutions 3: Global Networks of Video

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670826
eISBN:
9781452947181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670826.003.0022
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter explores feminist art practice by addressing the profound technological and ideological shift in the feminist visualization and conceptualization of eroticism (and the sexed subject in ... More


Animals, art, abjection

Barbara Creed and Jeanette Hoorn

in Abject Visions: Powers of Horror in Art and Visual Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096280
eISBN:
9781526109866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096280.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

Barbara Creed and Jeanette Hoorn’s essay, ‘Animals, Art and Abjection’, teases out the implications of Kristeva’s contention in Powers of Horrorthat the abject engenders a fragile state within which ... More


Penumbra: The Premier Stage for African American Drama

Macelle Mahala

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683741
eISBN:
9781452948478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683741.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This book looks at aspects of Penumbra Theatre Company’s history as a case study of African American theatrical practice. It reveals the history of African American theatre to be vibrant, diverse, ... More


Beginnings

Macelle Mahala

in Penumbra: The Premier Stage for African American Drama

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683741
eISBN:
9781452948478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683741.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Chapter one looks at the founding of the theatre, its initial mission, and the establishment of a particular production aesthetic during the first year of the theatre’s existence.


Scenes of Projection: Recasting the Enlightenment Subject

Jill H. Casid

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646692
eISBN:
9781452945934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646692.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Theorizing vision and power at the intersections of the histories of psychoanalysis, media, scientific method, and colonization, this book poaches the prized instruments at the heart of the so-called ... More


Dynamic Reciprocity: August Wilson and Penumbra

Macelle Mahala

in Penumbra: The Premier Stage for African American Drama

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683741
eISBN:
9781452948478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683741.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Chapter four focuses on how August Wilson’s career intersected with that of the theatre and several of its company members. Penumbra nurtured and developed the early career of August Wilson. Wilson, ... More


Maintaining a Legacy

Macelle Mahala

in Penumbra: The Premier Stage for African American Drama

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683741
eISBN:
9781452948478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683741.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Chapter seven depicts the unique economic challenges that face African American arts institutions and covers the various strategies Penumbra’s board of directors have used to face these challenges. ... More


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