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Remote avant-garde : aboriginal art under occupation

Author: Jennifer Loureide Biddle; Duke University Press.
Publisher: Durnham ; London : Duke University Press, 2016.
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In Remote Avant-Garde Jennifer Loureide Biddle interrogates the avant-garde art of Aboriginal communities in the Australian desert, showing how it is an act of survival in the face of state  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Loureide Biddle; Duke University Press.
ISBN: 9780822360551 0822360551 9780822360711 0822360713 9780822374602 0822374609
OCLC Number: 1014091693
Description: XV, [3], 265 s. : il. ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of Illustrations vii Acknowledgments xiii Introduction. The Imperative to Experiment 1 1. Humanitarian Imperialism 21 Part I. Biliteracies 2. Tangentyere Artists 41 3. June Walkutjukurr Richards 77 4. Rhonda Unurupa Dick 91 Part II. Hapticities 5. Tjanpi Desert Weavers 109 6. Warnayaka Art: Yurlpa 139 7. Yarrenyty Arltere Artists 159 Part III. Happenings 8. Yiwarra Kuju: The Canning Stock Route 181 9. The Warburton Arts Project 197 Epilogue: (Not) a "Lifestyle Choice" 217 Notes 221 Further Resources 233 References 235 Index 257
Responsibility: Jennifer Loureide Biddle.


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"[W]ith a breathtaking focus on the new, the emergent, the hybrid and the innovative (213), the book's artworks, and the writing itself, bristle with energy.... This is a refreshingly sensitive and Read more...

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