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The Resource The scar of visibility : medical performances and contemporary art, Petra Kuppers

The scar of visibility : medical performances and contemporary art, Petra Kuppers

Label
The scar of visibility : medical performances and contemporary art
Title
The scar of visibility
Title remainder
medical performances and contemporary art
Statement of responsibility
Petra Kuppers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In The Scar of Visibility, Petra Kuppers examines the use of medical imagery practices in contemporary art, as well as different arts of everyday life. Among the works she investigates are the controversial Body Worlds exhibition of plastinized corpses, films like David Cronenbergs Crash that fetishize body wounds, representations of the AIDS virus on CSI: Crime Scene Investigations, and the paintings of outsider artist Martin Ram?rez
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kuppers, Petra
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Body art
  • Performance art
  • Medicine and art
  • Art
  • ART
  • ART
  • Art
  • Body art
  • Medicine and art
  • Performance art
  • Medicine in the Arts
  • Art
  • Drama
  • Museums
Label
The scar of visibility : medical performances and contemporary art, Petra Kuppers
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-254) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: bodily fantasies -- Visions of anatomy: space, exhibitions, and dense bodies -- Living bodies: staging knowledge, fantasy, and temporality -- The collaborative arts: pain and performance -- Intersections: blood, laughter, and the space-off -- Monsters, cyborgs, animals: crashes, cuttings, and migraines -- Medical museums and art display: the discourses of AIDS -- Reaching out: outsider art, specialists, and positions in between -- Epilogue: fantasies in the sand
Control code
ocn182857333
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 259 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816697687
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbnh2p
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)182857333
Label
The scar of visibility : medical performances and contemporary art, Petra Kuppers
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-254) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: bodily fantasies -- Visions of anatomy: space, exhibitions, and dense bodies -- Living bodies: staging knowledge, fantasy, and temporality -- The collaborative arts: pain and performance -- Intersections: blood, laughter, and the space-off -- Monsters, cyborgs, animals: crashes, cuttings, and migraines -- Medical museums and art display: the discourses of AIDS -- Reaching out: outsider art, specialists, and positions in between -- Epilogue: fantasies in the sand
Control code
ocn182857333
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 259 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816697687
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbnh2p
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)182857333

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