Mary Kavanagh: Daughters of Uranium

Cuthbertson, Christina and Sharman, Lindsey V. and Wilkinson, Jayne and van Wyck, Peter C.. Mary Kavanagh: Daughters of Uranium. Lethbridge, Alta: Southern Alberta Art Gallery, 2020.

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Abstract (English)

"Kavanagh’s work radically challenges notions of contamination and containment, invisibility, violence, exposure and evidence. In her catalogue essay, “A Radioactive Domestic,” Jayne Wilkinson offers a feminist reading of the exhibition, noting that Kavanagh structures the Nuclear as a totalizing concept rather than a specific event or period. By not relying on typical nuclear signifiers in broad circulation such as photographs of enduring mushroom clouds, “Kavanagh’s approach is unique in the visual records of the atomic era…. [her] work frames a critique of militarism and military aesthetics through encounter and touch in order to understand how war impacts the body through generational histories.”" -- Publisher's website.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Cuthbertson, Christina (Author); Sharman, Lindsey V. (Author); Wilkinson, Jayne (Author); van Wyck, Peter C. (Author); Barnett, Derek (Designer); Walter, Emma (Designer)
Dossier: 410 - KAVANAGH, MARY
Collation: 160 pages : colour illustrations ; 30 cm
ISBN: 9781989523018
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Lethbridge, Alta: Southern Alberta Art Gallery
Artists: Kavanagh, Mary; Varley, Frederick H.; O'keefe, Georgia
Critics / Curators / Historians: Cuthbertson, Christina; Sharman, Lindsay V.; van Wyck, Peter C.
Event Title: Daughters of Uranium
Type: Exhibition
Location: Southern Alberta Art Gallery (Lethbridge, Alberta) ; Founder's Gallery (Calgary, Alberta)
Dates: 2 March - 28 April 2019 ; 27 September 2019 - 26 January 2020
Copyright Statement: the publishers; the writers; the artist
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Bibliography : pages 154 - 155.
Biographies : pages 158 - 160.

Deposited by: Artexte Stagiaire
Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2021 19:12
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2021 19:17
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