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  • Painting from the other side: Tracing the reparative turn in contemporary practice

Forrester, Shannon ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4391-8957, 2020, Journal Article, Painting from the other side: Tracing the reparative turn in contemporary practice Art/Research International, 5 (1). pp. 71-103. ISSN 2371-3771

Abstract or Description:

Painting from the Other Side, is the curatorial project section of a larger interdisciplinary practice-led research project titled Embodying the Reparative Turn: Seeking Agency through Studio Practice in Individual and Collective Contexts that investigates the potential of the reparative turn in painting, aesthetics, narrative, and curation to subvert, evade, and exit from dynamics of exclusion linked to homophobia, misogyny, and racism. It considers how systemic cultural agents propagating exclusion deploy inequity to obstruct human flourishing, then explores how they are subverted through diverse reparative practices in painting. Painting from the Other Side included an open call for paintings that engage with reparative content by artists whose identities are in some way outside of the minority power position of the Western canon of painting by straight white male artists. It included intensive studio visits and culminated in an exhibition. This paper proposes a theoretical framework of reparative painting and practice, tracing the many paths research-participant artists followed towards a reparative turn in painting.

Official URL: https://journals.library.ualberta.ca/ari/index.php...
Subjects: Other > RCA Additional Subjects > Curating
Other > Social studies > L900 Others in Social studies > L990 Social studies not elsewhere classified
Creative Arts and Design > W100 Fine Art
Creative Arts and Design > W800 Imaginative Writing
School or Centre: School of Arts & Humanities
Identification Number or DOI: https://doi.org/10.18432/ari29486
Date Deposited: 16 Apr 2020 17:08
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2020 17:08
URI: https://researchonline.rca.ac.uk/id/eprint/4366
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