Body, Sign and Double: a Parallel Analysis of Elaine Shemilt’s Doppelganger, Federica Marangoni’s The Box of Life and Sanja Ivekovic ́’s Instructions N°1 and Make up - Make down

Laura Leuzzi (Lead / Corresponding author), Stephen Partridge, Elaine Shemilt

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Abstract

    Body, identity, self-representation, sexuality, stereotypical images of women portrayed by the society and the media, and the condition of female professional artists: these themes were expressed and developed in several early video works in the 70s and early 80s by women artists that didn’t have direct knowledge or contact between each other. This simultaneity of thematic is an unusual phenomenon that reveals common, contemporary sensibilities within both Europe and the USA.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationmedia art
    Subtitle of host publicationTowards a New Definition of Arts in the Age of Technology
    EditorsValentino Catricalà
    Place of PublicationPistoia
    PublisherGli Ori
    Pages97-103
    Number of pages7
    ISBN (Print)9788873365648
    Publication statusPublished - 2015

    Keywords

    • media art
    • Feminist critique
    • Video art

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  • Research Output

    FEMINIST AVANT-GARDE OF THE 1970S WORKS FROM THE VERBUND COLLECTION 7 Oct–15 Jan 2017

    Shemilt, E. & Schor, G., 7 Oct 2016

    Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

  • REWIND | Italia, Early Video Art in Italy: I primi anni della videoarte in Italia

    Leuzzi, L. (ed.) & Partridge, S. (ed.), 2016, New Barnet: John Libbey Publishing. 352 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Autoritratti at The Showroom, London

    Leuzzi, L., Lockhart, A., Shemilt, E. & Partridge, S., 11 Dec 2015

    Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

  • Activities

    • 1 Public engagement and outreach - festival/exhibition

    BNL Media Art Festival, EWVA Screening Programme, MAXXI, Rome

    Elaine Shemilt (Participant)

    14 Apr 201617 Apr 2016

    Activity: Other activity typesPublic engagement and outreach - festival/exhibition

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