Carnal aesthetics : transgressive imagery and feminist politics /

Art today is an increasingly multifaceted phenomenon, encompassing transgressive works that intervene in war, inequalities, ecological disasters, and revolutionary changes in technology. Carnal Aesthetics is a fascinating new examination of this aspect of contemporary visual culture. Employing recen...

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Other Authors: Papenburg, Bettina, 1974-, Zarzycka, Marta.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London : I.B. Tauris, 2013.
Series:International library of visual culture ; 3.
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Table of Contents:
  • List of Illustrations viiAcknowledgements ixNotes on Contributors x Introduction 1Bettina Papenburg and Marta ZarzyckaPART I ENCOUNTERING (AESTH) ETHICS1 Trauma, Time and Painting: Bracha Ettinger and the Matrixial Aesthetic 21Griselda Pollock2 Showing Sounds: Listening to War Photographs 42Marta Zarzycka3 Another Regard 54Erin ManningPART II AFFECTIVE IMAGERY4 Uneasy Bodies: Affect, Embodies Perception and Contemporary Fashion Photography 73Eugenie Shinkle5 Force of Affects, Weight of Histories in Love is a Treasure 89Ann Koivunen6 Atmospheric Affects 102Jill BennettPART III SENTIENT BODIES7. The Dream Olfactory: On Making Scents of Cinema 121Vivian Sobchak8. Thinking Multisensory Culture 144Laura U. Marks9. Grotesque Sensations; Carnivalising the Sensorium in the Art of Wangechi Mutu 158Bettina PapenburgPART IV STRATEGIES OF DISRUPTION10. Tactile Visions: From Embodies to Encoded Love 175Martine Beugnet11. Art as a Circuit Breaker: Surveillance Screens and Powers of Affect 198Paricia Pisters12. Shattered Images and Desiring Matter 214A Diaologue between Hito Steyerl and Domitilla Olivieri13. Mucosal Monsters 226Patricia MacCormackName Index 238Subject Index 240.