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The Aesthetics of Disengagement: Contemporary Art and Depression

Artist/Author: Christine Ross | Reference: P3653 | ISBN: 978-0816645398 | Type: Publication

Shows how contemporary art is a powerful yet largely unacknowledged player in the articulation of depression in Western culture, both adopting and challenging scientific definitions of the condition. Ross explores the ways in which contemporary art performs the detached aesthetics of depression, exposing the viewer's loss of connection and ultimately redefining the function of the image. 

Taking a hard look at the self

Artist/Author: John Bailey | Editor: Keith Gallasch, Virginia Baxter | Reference: A0693 | Type: Article

An article on autopbiographical perforance, including Fake It Till You Make It (Bryony Kimmings, Tim Grayburn), Elizabeth Taylor is my Mother (Suzie Hardgrave, La Mama Theatre), The Blueform (James Pratt, La Mama Theatre).

M(other) Stories

Artist/Author: Helen Sargeant | Reference: P3027 | Type: Publication

A journal of a forty something mother/artist with two sons aged 5 and 13. 

Part of Live Art and Motherhood: A Study Room Guide on Live Art and the Maternal (P3025).

Accidental Tourist

Artist/Author: Adrian Howells | Digital Reference: EF5194 | Type: Digital File

A TV documentary following Howells' visit to Israel, where he performed at the Women's International Festival. With Hebrew and Russian subtitles. 

42 minutes. 

Accidental Tourist

Artist/Author: Adrian Howells | Reference: D2206 | Type: DVD

 This DVD is currently missing. The digital file can be viewed in the Study Room. The reference is EF5194.

A TV documentary following Howells' visit to Israel, where he performed at the Women's International Festival. With Hebrew and Russian subtitles. 

42 minutes.