October 2014 Articles (4)


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COMMUNITY BLOG // Testing!

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Added by Theresa Magario tm on October 26, 2014 at 4:09am — No Comments


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ESSAY // The Female Body in Conflict

The Female Body in Conflict

 The body is where identity coexists with gender. Exploring the concept of ‘the female’, feminist artists used the body as a locus of both imposed and inherent womanhood. Postmodern feministS confronted the idea of an essential female nature and instead argued for femininity as masquerade. The female body is rooted in the sexual.…

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Added by Heeran Lee on October 21, 2014 at 4:30am — No Comments


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ESSAY // Symbolic Action: Performativity in Contemporary Art (Part 3/2)

Eleanor Antin uses the body as material for her art piece Carving: A Traditional Sculpture (1973). This work of art comprises 148 black-and-white photographs documenting the artist’s loss of 10 pounds over 37 days. Every morning she was photographed naked in the same four stances to record her barely perceptible self-induced weight loss. Antin’s performance purposely toyed with the traditional process of Greek sculptors, who were said to find their ideal form by chipping…

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Added by Kika Espejo on October 7, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments


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ESSAY // Symbolic Action: Performativity in Contemporary Art (Part 3/1)

Performativity and the Body: Physicality, Materiality, and Trace

Chris Burden. Trans-fixed (1974)

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Added by Kika Espejo on October 7, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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