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The Resource Desire change : contemporary feminist art in Canada, edited by Heather Davis

Desire change : contemporary feminist art in Canada, edited by Heather Davis

Label
Desire change : contemporary feminist art in Canada
Title
Desire change
Title remainder
contemporary feminist art in Canada
Statement of responsibility
edited by Heather Davis
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the resistance to the violence of gender-based oppression, vibrant - but often ignored - worlds have emerged, full of nuance, humour, and beauty. Correcting a glaring omission of writing about contemporary feminist work by Canadian artists, Desire Change considers the resurgence of feminist art, thought, and practice in the past decade by examining artworks that respond to themes of diversity and desire. Essays by historians, artists, and curators present an overview of a range of artistic practices including performance, installation, video, textiles, and photography. Contributors address the desire for change through three central frames: how feminist art has significantly contributed to the complex understanding of gender as it intersects with sexuality and race; the necessary critique of patriarchy and institutions as they relate to colonization within the Canadian national-state; and the ways in which contemporary critiques are formed and expressed. The resulting collection addresses art through an activist lens to examine intersectional feminism, decolonization, and feminist institution building in a Canadian context. Heavily illustrated with representative works, Desire Change raises both the stakes and the concerns of contemporary feminist art, with an understanding that feminism is always and necessarily plural.--
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Provided by publisher
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YDX
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Davis, Heather,
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  • Feminism and art
  • Feminism in art
  • Women in art
  • Women artists
  • Art
  • Feminist art criticism
  • Art
  • Feminism and art
  • Feminism in art
  • Feminist art criticism
  • Women artists
  • Women in art
  • Canada
Label
Desire change : contemporary feminist art in Canada, edited by Heather Davis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index (pages [311]-316)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Foreword / Shawna Dempsey and Dana Kletke -- Introduction / Heather Davis. 1 A past as rich as our futures allow: a genealogy of feminist art in Canada / Kristina Huneault and Janice Anderson. Desire: intersections of sexuality, gender, race: proposition for twenty-first-century feminism 1: on sex, gender, and feminism : 2 "They aren't a boy or a girl, they are mysterious": finding possible futures in loving animals and aliens / Karin Copy -- Fashioning race, gender, and desire: Cheryl Sim's Fitting Room and Mary Sui Wong's Yellow Apparel / Alice Ming Wai Jim -- 4 Queering abjection: a lesbian, feminist, and Canadian perspective / Jayne Wark -- 5 The appearance of desire / Thérèse St-Gelais, translated by Sue Stewart. Desiring change: decolonization: proposition 2: on colonial patriarchy and matriarchal decolonization : 6 Resistance as resilience in the work of Rebecca Belmore / Ellyn Walker -- 7 Desirous kinds of indigenous futurity: on the possibilities of memorialization / Tanya Lukin Linklater -- beyond nationhood: a collaborative text / Leah Decter, Ayumi Goto, and Peter Morin -- 8 "All that is Canadian": identity and belonging in the video and performance artwork of Camille Turner / Sheila Petty -- 9 Mother me / Jenny Western. Forms of desire: institutional critique and feminist praxis: proposition 3: on institutional critique : 10 Vancouver 1989: Kathleen Ritter in conversation with Lorna Brown, Allyson Clay, Marian Penner Bancroft, Kathy Slade, Jin-me Yoon, and Anne Ramsden -- 11 From mentorship to collaboration: art, feminism, and community in Winnepeg / Noni Bryn -- 12 How to review art as a feminist and other speculative intents / Amy Fung -- 13 how not to install indigenous art as a feminist / Cheyanne Turions -- 14 A speculative manifesto for the feminist art fair international: an interview with Allyson Mitchell and Deirdre Logue of the Feminist Art Gallery / Amber Christensen, Lauren Fournier, and Daniella Sanader. Appendix: there is no feminist (a love letter), or, a working chronology of feminist art infrastructures in Canada / Gina Badger -- Illustrations -- Contributors -- Index
Control code
964329674
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xii, 316 pages
Isbn
9780773549371
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)964329674
Label
Desire change : contemporary feminist art in Canada, edited by Heather Davis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index (pages [311]-316)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Foreword / Shawna Dempsey and Dana Kletke -- Introduction / Heather Davis. 1 A past as rich as our futures allow: a genealogy of feminist art in Canada / Kristina Huneault and Janice Anderson. Desire: intersections of sexuality, gender, race: proposition for twenty-first-century feminism 1: on sex, gender, and feminism : 2 "They aren't a boy or a girl, they are mysterious": finding possible futures in loving animals and aliens / Karin Copy -- Fashioning race, gender, and desire: Cheryl Sim's Fitting Room and Mary Sui Wong's Yellow Apparel / Alice Ming Wai Jim -- 4 Queering abjection: a lesbian, feminist, and Canadian perspective / Jayne Wark -- 5 The appearance of desire / Thérèse St-Gelais, translated by Sue Stewart. Desiring change: decolonization: proposition 2: on colonial patriarchy and matriarchal decolonization : 6 Resistance as resilience in the work of Rebecca Belmore / Ellyn Walker -- 7 Desirous kinds of indigenous futurity: on the possibilities of memorialization / Tanya Lukin Linklater -- beyond nationhood: a collaborative text / Leah Decter, Ayumi Goto, and Peter Morin -- 8 "All that is Canadian": identity and belonging in the video and performance artwork of Camille Turner / Sheila Petty -- 9 Mother me / Jenny Western. Forms of desire: institutional critique and feminist praxis: proposition 3: on institutional critique : 10 Vancouver 1989: Kathleen Ritter in conversation with Lorna Brown, Allyson Clay, Marian Penner Bancroft, Kathy Slade, Jin-me Yoon, and Anne Ramsden -- 11 From mentorship to collaboration: art, feminism, and community in Winnepeg / Noni Bryn -- 12 How to review art as a feminist and other speculative intents / Amy Fung -- 13 how not to install indigenous art as a feminist / Cheyanne Turions -- 14 A speculative manifesto for the feminist art fair international: an interview with Allyson Mitchell and Deirdre Logue of the Feminist Art Gallery / Amber Christensen, Lauren Fournier, and Daniella Sanader. Appendix: there is no feminist (a love letter), or, a working chronology of feminist art infrastructures in Canada / Gina Badger -- Illustrations -- Contributors -- Index
Control code
964329674
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xii, 316 pages
Isbn
9780773549371
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)964329674

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