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Rrose is a Rrose - Gender Performance in Photography

Artist/Author: Jennifer Blessing | Reference: P0523 | ISBN: 0-8109-6901-7 | Type: Publication

Presents photographically based artworks – portraits, self-portraits, and photomontages in which the gender of the subjects is highlighted through performance for the camera as well as through technical manipulation of the image.

Jack Smith’s Rehearsals for the Destruction of Atlantis: ‘Exotic’ Ritual and Apocalyptic Tone

Artist/Author: Dominic Johnson | Reference: A0311 | Type: Article

Engaging a series of critical models, this article examines the place of the ‘exotic’ in thinking about sexual and racial difference, as a means of thinking difficult or volatile modes of cultural practice. As such, it stages a confrontation between ‘exotic ritual’ and ‘apocalyptic tone’, to challenge conventions about scholarly practice and find new ways of examining uncomfortable spaces and modes of working.