Valie Export

Valie Export : Fragments of the Imagination

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An early, groundbreaking radical performance artist, Valie Export created a philosophy of "Feminist Actionism" and in multimedia performances used the female body to critique male spectatorship. Roswitha Mueller examines Export's performance and installation work; her photography; her avant-garde film experiments and her four feature films; and her critical writings and interviews. Valie Export's primary object of study is the female human body, and as a multimedia artist, she has merged the discourses of the avant-garde and of feminism to reappropriate women's gestures, postures, images, and rights. This comprehensive and extensively illustrated study also includes an interview with more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 172 x 250 x 22mm | 580.6g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 157 b&w photos, 32 colour plates
  • 0253209250
  • 9780253209252

Table of contents

List of Color Plates Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Expanded Cinema 2. Performances--Actions--Video--Installations 3. Photography 4. Invisible Adversaries 5. Menschenfrauen 6. The Practice of Love 7. Syntagma Films for Television Interview with Valie Export Notes Filmography and Videography Indexshow more

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