Launch of Feminist Perspectives on ArtLaunch of Feminist Perspectives on Art
Saturday March 10th, 3pm at The Cross Art Projects
Edited by Jacqueline Millner and Catriona Moore
'A rousing riposte to anyone who thinks that feminism is now 'post', this book is full of fascinating accounts of a disparate range af practises and provides a challenge ta patriarchal attitudes in the artworld in engaging, enlightening and, at times, humorous ways -a veritable celebration of female creativity and thought.' - Elizabeth Ann Macgregor OBE, Director, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
Feminist Perspectives on Art is an anthology of essays that are indebted to feminist theory, practice, activism and methodology. The collection aims to capture a sense of the recent growth in feminist scholarship in contemporary art, and in particular creative practice research. The essays are not simply pieces by female artists and theorists, but also by those working within the generative framework of feminist analysis and the ethics of feminist method. The authors seek to offer rigorous critiques of 'new materialist' perspectives and provide novel insights into contemporary practice including performance, participatory art, video and cross-cultural collaborations.
Contributors in order:
Jo Holder, Catriona Moore, Julie Ewington, Una Rey, Lynette Riley, Brenda L. Croft, Bianca Hester, Daniel Mudie Cunningham, Sylvia Griffin, Elizabeth Gertsakis, Jacqueline Millner, Caroline Phillips, Jane Polkinghorne, Robert Nelson
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