The Personal Is Political: Photo Film & Performance Archives

Sku: 9789353575304

Available At: Hauz Khas
  • ISBN: 9789353575304
  • Author: Serendipity Arts Foundation
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Pages: 144
  • Format: Paperback

Book Description

Probing the canon of art history and its discontents the essays featured in this volume study responses to the varied ecologies of power within cultures of lens-based and performance art. They examine the horizons of personal and collective memory and the phenomenology of a de-sequential temporality. Focusing on practices which contravene axiomatic relations disciplinary gestures of exclusion and archival impulses towards erasure these essays are drawn from surveys of selected films photo archives trans-media practices and performances in South Asia and beyond.

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