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Confessions Of The Guerrilla Girls

Author : Guerrilla Girls (Group of artists)
ISBN : UOM:39015034424005
Genre : Social Science
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Fifty posters and a self-interview augment documentation of ten years of the hit-and-run feminist campaign against sexism, racism, and elitism in the art world and in our culture at large. Original. $30,000 ad/promo. Tour.
Category: Social Science

Confessions Of The Guerrilla Girls

Author : Whitney Chadwick
ISBN : 0044409478
Genre : Art, American
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Includes an interview with a number of Guerrilla Girls and examples of Guerrilla Girls' work.
Category: Art, American

Visual Rhetoric

Author : Lester C. Olson
ISBN : 9781412949194
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Visual images, artifacts, and performances play a powerful part in shaping U.S. culture. To understand the dynamics of public persuasion, students must understand this “visual rhetoric.” This rich anthology contains 20 exemplary studies of visual rhetoric, exploring an array of visual communication forms, from photographs, prints, television documentary, and film to stamps, advertisements, and tattoos. In material original to this volume, editors Lester C. Olson, Cara A. Finnegan, and Diane S. Hope present a critical perspective that links visuality and rhetoric, locates the study of visual rhetoric within the disciplinary framework of communication, and explores the role of the visual in the cultural space of the United States. Enhanced with these critical editorial perspectives, Visual Rhetoric: A Reader in Communication and American Culture provides a conceptual framework for students to understand and reflect on the role of visual communication in the cultural and public sphere of the United States. Key Features and Benefits Five broad pairs of rhetorical action—performing and seeing; remembering and memorializing; confronting and resisting; commodifying and consuming; governing and authorizing—introduce students to the ways visual images and artifacts become powerful tools of persuasion Each section opens with substantive editorial commentary to provide readers with a clear conceptual framework for understanding the rhetorical action in question, and closes with discussion questions to encourage reflection among the essays The collection includes a range of media, cultures, and time periods; covers a wide range of scholarly approaches and methods of handling primary materials; and attends to issues of gender, race, sexuality and class Contributors include: Thomas Benson; Barbara Biesecker; Carole Blair; Dan Brouwer; Dana Cloud; Kevin Michael DeLuca; Anne Teresa Demo; Janis L. Edwards; Keith V. Erickson; Cara A. Finnegan; Bruce Gronbeck; Robert Hariman; Christine Harold; Ekaterina Haskins; Diane S. Hope; Judith Lancioni; Margaret R. LaWare; John Louis Lucaites; Neil Michel; Charles E. Morris III; Lester C. Olson; Shawn J. Parry-Giles; Ronald Shields; John M. Sloop; Nathan Stormer; Reginald Twigg and Carol K. Winkler “This book significantly advances theory and method in the study of visual rhetoric through its comprehensive approach and wise separations of key conceptual components.” —Julianne H. Newton, University of Oregon
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Encyclopedia Of Women And American Politics

Author : Lynne E. Ford
ISBN : 9781438110325
Genre : United States
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Presents a comprehensive reference to the role of women in American politics and government, including biographies, related topics, organizations, primary documents, and significant court cases.
Category: United States

Death Of The Artist

Author : Nicola McCartney
ISBN : 9781786734723
Genre : Art
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There exists a series of contemporary artists who continually defy the traditional role of the artist/author, including Art & Language, Guerrilla Girls, Bob and Roberta Smith, Marvin Gaye Chetwynd and Lucky PDF. In Death of the Artist, Nicola McCartney explores their work and uses previously unpublished interviews to provoke a vital and nuanced discussion about contemporary artistic authorship. How do emerging artists navigate intellectual property or work collectively and share the recognition? How might a pseudonym aid 'artivism'? Most strikingly, she demonstrates how an alternative identity can challenge the art market and is symptomatic of greater cultural and political rebellion. As such, this book exposes the art world's financially incentivised infrastructures, but also examines how they might be reshaped from within. In an age of cuts to arts funding and forced self-promotion, this offers an important analysis of the pressing need for the artistic community to construct new ways to reinvent itself and incite fresh responses to its work.
Category: Art

Feminists Feminisms And Advertising

Author : Kim Golombisky
ISBN : 9781498528276
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book is the first to offer explicitly feminist views on the shared histories of the advertising industry and women’s movement. Contributors consider the ways advertisers encode race, ethnicity, gender, andheteronormativity into advertising practices and messages, as well as the ways intersectional audiences and consumers resist.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Guerrilla Girls Bedside Companion To The History Of Western Art

Author : Guerrilla Girls (Group of artists).
ISBN : 014025997X
Genre : Art
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Written by a collective of female artists and art professionals, a unique, humorous guide explores and often corrects the male-centric history of classic Western art traditions by offering slightly altered renditions of works throughout the ages. Original.
Category: Art

The City Cultures Reader

Author : Malcolm Miles
ISBN : 0415302455
Genre : Science
File Size : 25.71 MB
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Cities are both products of culture, and sites where culture is made and received. By presenting the very best of classic and contemporary writing on the culture of cities, The City Cultures Reader provides an accessible overview of the diverse material on the interface between cities and culture. The extensively revised and updated second edition of The City Cultures Reader now features fifty generous writings (of which thirty-eight are new) organised into ten parts which explore themes such as: what is a city?; what is culture?; symbolic economies; the culture industry; culture and technologies; everyday lives; contesting identity; boundaries and transgressions; utopias and dystopias; and possible urban futures. Designed to aid student understanding, this new edition now features extensive introductory sections that define both the city and culture. Part introductions outline the major themes, whilst introductions to the individual writings explain their interest and significance to wider debates. Annotated further reading is also provided at the end of each Part.
Category: Science

Imagining Medea

Author : Rena Fraden
ISBN : 9781469610979
Genre : Social Science
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This ain't no Dreamgirls," Rhodessa Jones warns participants in the Medea Project, the theater program for incarcerated women that she founded and directs. Her expectations are grounded in reality, tempered, for example, by the fact that women are the fastest growing population in U.S. prisons. Still, Jones believes that by engaging incarcerated women in the process of developing and staging dramatic works based on their own stories, she can push them toward tapping into their own creativity, confronting the problems that landed them in prison, and taking control of their lives. Rena Fraden chronicles the collaborative process of transforming incarcerated women's stories into productions that incorporate Greek mythology, hip-hop music, dance, and autobiography. She captures a diverse array of voices, including those of Jones and other artists, the sheriff and prison guards, and, most vividly, the women themselves. Through compelling narrative and thoughtful commentary, Fraden investigates the Medea Project's blend of art and activism and considers its limits and possibilities for enacting social change. Rhodessa Jones is co-artistic director of the San Francisco-based performance company Cultural Odyssey and founder of the Medea Project: Theater for Incarcerated Women. An award-winning performer, she has taught at the Yale School of Drama and the New College of California.
Category: Social Science

Alternative Library Literature 1998 1999

Author : Sanford Berman
ISBN : 0786409177
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 49.8 MB
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This highly acclaimed biennial ("the best of alternative library journalism"--Library Journal) provides a reminder of the roots of librarianship and a prod to a profession that has sometimes forgotten those principles. People/Work, Women, Censorship/Human Rights/Peace, Kids, Alternatives, Service/Advocacy/Empowerment, Multiculturalism/Third World, and Cyberspace/Virtual Libraries are the topics covered, with writings from Earl Lee, Simone Murray, Scott Walter, Pat Mora and others.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines