Heroics : A Critical View

Tuer, Dot and Zaslove, Jerry. Heroics : A Critical View. Banff, Alta: Walter Phillips Gallery, 1988.

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Abstract (English)

Conceived in response to the Calgary Winter Olympics Games held in February 1988, the group exhibition "Heroics" was curated around definitions of heroism and the hero in contemporary culture. Each of the six pieces in the exhibition address issues of spectacle and power from different sociopolitical perspectives and in different media. Critical essays by Tuer and Zaslove undertake discussions of war and sport, history, technology, intervention crisis, physical strenght and youth. Biographical notes.

Résumé

Conçue en réponse aux Jeux Olympiques d'Hiver de Calgary tenus en février 1988, l'exposition de groupe "Heroics" gravite autour des notions d'héroïsme et de héros tels que définis dans la culture contemporaine. Chacune des six pièces de l'exposition s'attarde aux concepts de spectacle et de puissance selon différentes perspectives sociopolitiques et à travers différents médias. Guerre, sport, histoire, technologie, intervention en période de crise, force physique et jeunesse sont autant de thèmes abordés par Tuer et Zaslove. Notices biographiques.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Tuer, Dot (Author); Zaslove, Jerry (Author); Augaitis, Daina (Curator); Augaitis, Daina (Prefacer); Pakasaar, Helga (Curator); Pakasaar, Helga (Prefacer)
Dossier: 352 - WALTER PHILLIPS GALLERY, BANFF CENTRE FOR THE ARTS (Banff)
Collation: 58 p. : 7 ill. (6 en coul.) ; 20 x 25 cm
ISBN: 0920159079
Language of Publication: English; French
Publishers: Banff, Alta: Walter Phillips Gallery
Artists: Applebroog, Ida; Diamond, Sara; Frey, Viola; Golub, Leon; Hutchings, Stephen; Tillers, Imants
Critics / Curators / Historians: Augaitis, Daina; Pakasaar, Helga
Art Organizations: Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff Centre For The Arts (Banff)
Event Statement: Dates d'exposition: 2 - 28 fév. 1988, Walter Phillips Gallery (Banff).
Keywords: CORPS; POUVOIR; HEROISME; HEROISM; SPECTACLE; BODY; POWER; HISTOIRE; HISTORY; TECHNOLOGY; GUERRE; WAR; SPORT; JEUNESSE; YOUTH; TECHNOLOGIE; JEUX OLYMPIQUES D'HIVER DE CALGARY; CALGARY WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES
Deposited by: e-Artexte administrator
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 1988
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 13:28
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/33
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