Material Matters : The Art and Culture of Contemporary Textiles

Bachmann, Ingrid and Scheuing, Ruth and Horne, Stephen and Tenhaaf, Nell and Conroy, Diana Wood and West, Anne and Baert, Renee and Metcalfe, Robin and Jefferies, Janis and Perron, Mireille and Isaak, Jo Anna and Sparrow, Debra and Mahraj, Sarat and MacInnis, Neil and Hawkes, Kiku and Grenville, Bruce. Material Matters : The Art and Culture of Contemporary Textiles. Toronto, Ont.: YYZ Books, 1998.

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Abstract (English)

This anthology presents critical and theoretical texts by sixteen writers concerned with the presence of textile materials, practices and metaphors within contemporary art and discourse. The following issues are considered within the frameworks of feminism, structuralism and postmodernism: material and process; gender and identity; cloth, colonialism and resistance; history and tradition. Biographical notes on contributors. Circa 310 bibl. ref.

Types: Anthologies, essays, collections
All Contributors: Bachmann, Ingrid (Editor); Bachmann, Ingrid (Author); Scheuing, Ruth (Editor); Scheuing, Ruth (Author); Horne, Stephen (Author); Tenhaaf, Nell (Author); Conroy, Diana Wood (Author); West, Anne (Author); Baert, Renee (Author); Metcalfe, Robin (Author); Jefferies, Janis (Author); Perron, Mireille (Author); Isaak, Jo Anna (Author); Sparrow, Debra (Author); Mahraj, Sarat (Author); MacInnis, Neil (Author); Hawkes, Kiku (Author); Grenville, Bruce (Author)
Dossier: 800 - ARTS TEXTILES ET PAPIER / FIBRE ARTS
Collation: 254 p. : 37 ill. ; 21 x 13 cm
ISBN: 0920397239
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Toronto, Ont.: YYZ Books
Artists: Maestro, Lani; Miller, Mindy Yan; Ohama, Baco; Scott, Mary; Zierdt, Guen; Layne, Barbara; Bachmann, Ingrid; Brownlee, Sandra; Dempsey, Shawna; Millan, Lorri; Windrum, Robert; Emin, Tracey; Caplan, Joan; Riordon-Sello, Mary Lou; Mclaughlin, Karen Elizabeth; Reichek, Elaine; Todd, Barbara; Mayo, Katherine; Chicago, Judy; Duchamp, Marcel; Ramsden, Anne
Keywords: TEXTILES; MYTH; HOMOSEXUALITY; FEMINISM; SUBJECTIVITY; EUROCENTRISM; DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY; EMBODIMENT; BODY, THE; CRAFT; WEAVING; SEXUAL IDENTITY; MATERIALITY; GENDER; CLOTH; QUEER SEXUALITY; SELF, THE; RUSKIN, JOHN; ARACHNE; TEXTILIA
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Date Deposited: 20 Jul 1999
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 14:00
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/13199
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