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The gestures of participatory art

Sruti Bala

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526100771
eISBN:
9781526138927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100771.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The gestures of participatory art offers a critical investigation of key debates in relation to participatory art, spanning the domains of applied and community theatre, immersive performance as well ... More


Convulsive Form: Benjamin, Bataille and the Innervated Body

Patrick ffrench

in What Forms Can Do: The Work of Form in 20th- and 21st- Century French Literature and Thought

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620658
eISBN:
9781789623918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620658.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Starting from Giorgio Agamben's proposition, in 'Notes on Gesture', that the 20th-century is beset by a 'crisis of gesture' this chapter explores the convulsive or 'innervated body' in the work of ... More


The Gesture of Speaking

Vilém Flusser

in Gestures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691272
eISBN:
9781452949222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691272.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Moving between the speaking of a word and silence, Flusser identifies speech here as reaching out toward others, an effort to expand the sphere of human freedom.


The Gesture of Destroying

Vilém Flusser

in Gestures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691272
eISBN:
9781452949222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691272.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Here Flusser raises the question of evil, defining it as disinterested destruction, an act without intention. Carefully distinguishing it from acts of frustration and rebellion, he declares it ... More


The Gesture of Filming

Vilém Flusser

in Gestures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691272
eISBN:
9781452949222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691272.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Flusser’s analysis of film centers on the possibility of manipulating the perception of time. He notes a growing tendency to prefer a montaged, projected version of events to actual, four-dimensional ... More


The Gesture of Shaving

Vilém Flusser

in Gestures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691272
eISBN:
9781452949222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691272.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Skin is the boundary that separates a person from his environment, and a person shaving himself is simultaneously a subject acting and an object being acted upon. The gesture, or its absence, becomes ... More


The Gesture of Video

Vilém Flusser

in Gestures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691272
eISBN:
9781452949222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691272.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Video is here sharply distinguished from film, notably in its potential for immediate playback, allowing those behind the camera to change places with those before the camera, and opening ... More


Form Giving and the Remains of Identity In A Gesture Life

in The Semblance of Identity: Aesthetic Mediation in Asian American Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778701
eISBN:
9780804783705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778701.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Toward a Global Idea of Race, a book by Denise Ferreira da Silva, talks about the integral role of race in post-Enlightenment formulations of subjectivity that are centered around an ontological ... More


The Shanghai Painted Fan: Form, Format, and Function

Roberta Wue

in Art Worlds: Artists, Images, and Audiences in Late Nineteenth-Century Shanghai

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208463
eISBN:
9789888313280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208463.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art History

Addresses Shanghai painting through the fashionable painted fan. Often overlooked because of its modest size and ambitions, the fan’s identity as a mobile image and object of self-adornment boosted ... More


Conclusion: Toward an Ethics of the Moving Image

James Phillips

in Sternberg and Dietrich: The Phenomenology of Spectacle

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190915247
eISBN:
9780190915278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915247.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The conclusion examines Sternberg’s films without Dietrich and gives a clearer idea of both what he brought to their collaboration and what Dietrich alone helped him realize. An ethics of the moving ... More


Experience and Meaning in Music Performance

Martin Clayton, Byron Dueck, and Laura Leante (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199811328
eISBN:
9780199369539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199811328.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Experience and meaning in music performance is a multi-authored work that both draws on and contributes to current debates in a wide range of disciplines, including ethnomusicology, musicology, ... More


Evolution

Lasana T. Harris

in Invisible Mind: Flexible Social Cognition and Dehumanization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035965
eISBN:
9780262339049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035965.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The second chapter introduces the evolutionary perspective on social cognition, emphasizing the prioritorizing of survival and reproduction as basic human motives. It then describes an example of the ... More


Digital Scientific Visuals as Fields for Interaction

Morana Alač

in Representation in Scientific Practice Revisited

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262525381
eISBN:
9780262319157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262525381.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter analyzes the digital materiality of scientific visuals by examining how brain images displayed on screens are manipulated and coordinated with talk and embodied gesture in neuroscience ... More


Breaking History: Hélène Cixous’ L’histoire terrible mais inachevée de Norodom Sihanouk, Roi du Cambodge and Yiphun Chiem’s Apsara

Felicia McCarren

in French Moves: The Cultural Politics of le hip hop

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199939954
eISBN:
9780199347353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939954.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Yiphun Chiem’s solo Apsara pairs breakdance with Cambodian traditional dance to describe the layering of identity in the migrant experience, and suggests the impact of both live performance and ... More


Techniques: French Urban Dance in Intellectual Context

Felicia McCarren

in French Moves: The Cultural Politics of le hip hop

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199939954
eISBN:
9780199347353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939954.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 6 puts hip hop and its pedagogy into the context of this French theory of practice, considering how a climate created by French intellectuals focusing on practice and understanding bodies as ... More


Chaucer's hands

Helen Barr

in Transporting Chaucer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091490
eISBN:
9781781707319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091490.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Chapter 3 explores how hands in the written text of The Canterbury Tales reproduce the conflicted role of hands in medieval thought. When those hands come to be illustrated, they disrupt linear ... More


The language of gesture: Untimely bodies and contemporary performance

Joshua Davies

in Visions and ruins: Cultural memory and the untimely Middle Ages

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526125934
eISBN:
9781526136220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125934.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter explores the medieval interests of two twenty-first century pieces of art: Elizabeth Price’s immersive video installation, The Woolworths Choir of 1979 (2012), and Michael Landy’s Saints ... More


Introduction: Experience and Meaning in Music Performance

Martin Clayton, Byron Dueck, and Laura Leante

in Experience and Meaning in Music Performance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199811328
eISBN:
9780199369539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199811328.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter introduces the co-authored volume Experience and Meaning in Music Performance. The three key terms are introduced and defined alongside an explanation of the overall aims and methods of ... More


Embodiment in Music Performance

Martin Clayton and Laura Leante

in Experience and Meaning in Music Performance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199811328
eISBN:
9780199369539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199811328.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter is divided into two parts. In the first, current literature on embodied cognition is reviewed, and important themes drawn out. These themes—gesture, the embodied self, social interaction ... More


Virginia Woolf, Hapticity and the Human Hand

Abbie Garrington

in Haptic Modernism: Touch and the Tactile in Modernist Writing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748641741
eISBN:
9780748689118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641741.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter argues that, despite her avowed interest in the exploration of the mind, Virginia Woolf is in several important ways a bodily writer. Beginning with Woolf’s hand reading by Charlotte ... More


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