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Untitled actions: performative photography and self-representation

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posted on 17.02.2017, 00:03 by Rae, Clare
This exegesis documents my Master of Fine Art practice-led research project exploring photographic representation within a feminist framework. Through a dialogue on performative photography, the project engages with discourses of representation, ideas of movement and gesture, and theories of embodied subjectivity. Beginning with the research question -How can performative photography activate the body, and complicate notions of identity and subjectivity? - I have explored various strategies by artists and theorists to shed light on the issues surrounding self-representation.

History

Campus location

Australia

Principal supervisor

Anne Marsh

Year of Award

2014

Department, School or Centre

Fine Art

Faculty

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture