Amato, Joseph A. and Barad, Karen and Butler, Judith and Grosz, Elizabeth and Damisch, Hubert and Didi-Huberman, Georges and Eaton, Natasha and Fer, Briony and Flusser, Vilém and Hauser, Jens and Hoffmann-Axthelm, Dieter and Ingold, Tim and Kemp, Wolfgang and Kristeva, Julia. Materiality. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press; London, England: Whitechapel Art Gallery, 2015.

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Abstract (English)

"This anthology focuses on the moments when materials become willful actors and agents within artistic processes, entangling their audience in a web of connections. It investigates the role of materiality in art that attempts to expand notions of time, space, process, or participation. And it looks at the ways in which materials obstruct, disrupt, or interfere with social norms, emerging as impure formations and messy, unstable substances. It reexamines the notion of “dematerialization”; addresses materialist critiques of artistic production; surveys relationships between matter and bodies, from the hierarchies of gender to the abject and phobic; explores the vitality of substances; and addresses the concepts of intermateriality and transmateriality emerging in the hybrid zones of digital experimentation." -- Publisher's website.

Types: Anthologies, essays, collections
All Contributors: Lange-Berndt, Petra (Editor); Amato, Joseph A. (Author); Barad, Karen (Author); Butler, Judith (Author); Grosz, Elizabeth (Author); Damisch, Hubert (Author); Didi-Huberman, Georges (Author); Eaton, Natasha (Author); Fer, Briony (Author); Flusser, Vilém (Author); Hauser, Jens (Author); Hoffmann-Axthelm, Dieter (Author); Ingold, Tim (Author); Kemp, Wolfgang (Author); Kristeva, Julia (Author); [et alii]
Collation: 240 p. : 21 cm
ISBN: 9780854882373
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Cambridge, MA: MIT Press; London, England: Whitechapel Art Gallery
Artists: Adéagbo, Georges; Andre, Carl; Antoni, Janine; Balkin, Amy; Barrio, Artur; Barry, Robert; Durham, Jimmie; Export, Valie; Feyzdjou, Chohreh; Hazoumè, Romuald; Kabakov, Ilya; Kelley, Mike; Leonard, Zoe; Mccall, Anthony; Margolles, Teresa; Morris, Robert; Orlan; Pistoletto, Michelangelo; Sehgal, Tino; Shimamoto, Shozo; Sierra, Santiago; Smithson, Robert; Starling, Simon; Thek, Paul; Vanouse, Paul; Ukeles, Mierle Laderman; Walker, Kara
Copyright Statement: Whitechapel Gallery Ventures Limited; the authors or the estates of the authors unless otherwise stated.
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Series Name: Documents of Contemporary Art
Deposited by: Collections
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2015 15:30
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2015 16:09
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