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Mapping Memory: Visuality, Affect, and Embodied Politics in the Americas

Kaitlin M. Murphy

Abstract

In Mapping Memory: Visuality, Affect, and Embodied Politics in the Americas, Kaitlin M. Murphy analyzes a range of visual memory practices that have emerged in opposition to political discourses and visual economies that suppress certain subjects and overlook past and present human rights abuses. From the Southern Cone to Central America and the US-Mexico borderlands, and across documentary film, photography, performance, memory sites, and new media, she compares how these visual texts use memory as a form of contemporary intervention. Interweaving visual and performance theory with memory and ... More

Keywords: documentary film, human rights, Latin America, memory, performance, photography, place, visual culture

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780823282548
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823282548.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kaitlin M. Murphy, author
University of Arizona