Let Them Haunt Us

How Contemporary Aesthetics Challenge Trauma as the Unrepresentable

Let Them Haunt Us analyzes contemporary aesthetics engaged in trauma and critically challenges its canonical status as »unrepresentable«. Focusing on case studies in the aesthetic practices of Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, Omer Fast, Forensic Architecture, and Paul McCarthy this book proposes to redefine trauma as a productive framework to exploring individual, collective, and cultural conflicts addressed in current artistic and curatorial practices. Anna-Lena Werner considers the aesthetic realm as a potential forum that provides methods of understanding the humanitarian consequences of violence and warfare, and to reveal the effects of trauma on visual culture, collective memory, and politics.

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2020-05-05, 260 Seiten
ISBN: 978-3-8376-5046-4

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Anna-Lena Werner

Anna-Lena Werner, Freie Universität Berlin, Deutschland

Autor_in(nen)
Anna-Lena Werner
Buchtitel
Let Them Haunt Us How Contemporary Aesthetics Challenge Trauma as the Unrepresentable
Verlag
transcript Verlag
Seitenanzahl
260
Ausstattung
kart., Dispersionsbindung, 37 Farbabbildungen
ISBN
978-3-8376-5046-4
DOI
Warengruppe
1581
BIC-Code
ABA JFD AN
BISAC-Code
ART009000 SOC052000 PER011020
THEMA-Code
ABA JBCT ATD
Erscheinungsdatum
2020-05-05
Auflage
1
Themen
Bild, Kunst
Adressaten
Trauma Studies, Memory Studies, Visual Art, Art, Contemporary Art, Art History, Curatorial Practice, Artistic Research, Theatre Studies, History, Psychoanalysis, Psychology, Sociology
Schlagworte
Trauma, Conflict, Contemporary Art, Representation, Unrepresentability, Visual Culture, Aesthetic Practices, Memory Studies, Trauma Studies, Curatorial Practice, Video Installation, Multi-media Art, Video Art, Artistic Research, Performativity, Practical Aesthetics, Forensic Aesthetics, Museum Studies, Omer Fast, Janet Cardiff, George Bures Miller, Forensic Architecture, Paul McCarthy, Art, Visual Studies, Theory of Art, Theatre Studies, Psychoanalysis, Fine Arts, Image

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