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Synopsis:

A former anthropologist, Susan Hiller has, since the late 1970s, forged an interface between critical writing and a visual art practice in which feminist and postcolonial cultural politics are fused with idiosyncratic explorations of science, magic and the continuing lure of psychoanalysis. In a 2001 interview, she stated, What I think art provides is something like an instigation or an enhanced awareness of how we are all collaboratively and creatively implicated in making a culture. This comprehensive volume compiles previously published essays, interviews, papers, lectures and other ephemera which document Hiller's incisive interventions into contemporary debates on the shifting roles of art and theory. Structured in three sections, the book--part of JRP]Ringier's Positions series--is simultaneously theoretical and deeply personal.

Born in Tallahassee, Florida Susan Hiller has lived and worked in London since the early 1970s.

Product Details

ISBN:
9783905829563
Author:
Hiller, Susan
Publisher:
Jrp Ringier
Illustrator:
Hiller, Susan
Editor:
Kokoli, Alexandra
Author:
Kokoli, Alexandra
Subject:
Installation
Subject:
Individual Artist
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Sculpture & Installation
Subject:
Individual Artists - General
Subject:
Criticism -- Theory.
Subject:
Art - Sculpture
Publication Date:
20090531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.30x5.90x.90 in. .90 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A former anthropologist, Susan Hiller has, since the late 1970s, forged an interface between critical writing and a visual art practice in which feminist and postcolonial cultural politics are fused with idiosyncratic explorations of science, magic and the continuing lure of psychoanalysis. In a 2001 interview, she stated, What I think art provides is something like an instigation or an enhanced awareness of how we are all collaboratively and creatively implicated in making a culture. This comprehensive volume compiles previously published essays, interviews, papers, lectures and other ephemera which document Hiller's incisive interventions into contemporary debates on the shifting roles of art and theory. Structured in three sections, the book--part of JRP]Ringier's Positions series--is simultaneously theoretical and deeply personal.

Born in Tallahassee, Florida Susan Hiller has lived and worked in London since the early 1970s.

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