Performativity: Collier Schorr, Anna Gaskell, Sarah Jones

Grant, Catherine. 2000. Performativity: Collier Schorr, Anna Gaskell, Sarah Jones. n.paradoxa: international feminist art journal, 6, pp. 88-92. [Article]

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This article discusses the work of Collier Schorr, Anna Gaskell and Sarah Jones, in particular their use of the youthful body and their focus on portraiture, through a revised interpretation of Judith Butler’s concept of performativity. Catherine Grant argues: 'By looking at the work of these three photographers I want to argue that their portraits create uneasy viewing through the use of a more weighted concept of performativity where “difference” counts'.

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19 Dec 2015 21:17

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