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Fear and art in the contemporary world

Fear and art in the contemporary world

Author: Caterina Albano
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Politicians, pundits and activists often refer to a 'culture of fear'. The spectres haunting our own era of 'late modernity' are many and varied. Food, people, environments and technologies carry signs of real or imagined threat that cause us anxiety. Fears of pollution or contagion have acquired widespread currency and the new bogeymen are paedophiles and terrorists. In this book, Caterina Albano examines the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Caterina Albano
ISBN: 9781780230191 1780230192
OCLC Number: 788270057
Description: 232 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
Contents: Bodies --
Objects --
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Responsibility: Caterina Albano.


Focuses on the role of images in the culture of fear in contemporary art and on the development of an 'aesthetics of fear'. This book offers a broad look at the ways in which fear pervades various  Read more...


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