Monthly Archive: April 2018

New Article: Love is the Message: Barkley Hendricks’s MFSB Portrait Aesthetics

Genevieve Hyacinthe Published Online: 2017-12-29 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/culture-2017-0057  Abstract Barkley L. Hendricks’s (1945-2017) portraiture is considered in relation to camp’s liminal nature. Hendricks employs the camp techniques of surface emphasis, and affective audience engagement, to relay a...

New Article: Beyoncé’s Slay Trick: The Performance of Black Camp and its Intersectional Politics

Constantine Chatzipapatheodoridis Published Online: 2017-12-29 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/culture-2017-0038 Abstract This article pays attention to African-American artist Beyonce Knowles and her performance of black camp. Beyonce’s stage persona and performances invite multiple ideological readings as to what pertains...

Hernan Bas, Florida Living Exhibition, Feb. 14 - Aug. 20, Returning to the SCAD Museum in Savannah, Georgia, USA, April 7, 2017 | © Courtesy of JR P/Flickr.

African-American Artists and Performers between Camp Aesthetics and Racial Identity: Black Camp as a Critical Category

This article presents a blog version of Anna Pochmara and Justyna Wierzchowska’s panoramic introduction to “Notes on the Uses of Black Camp”: A special issue of Open Cultural Studies published in its inaugural, first...

New Article: Affect and Dialogue in Collaborative Cross- Disciplinary Research: Developing Interactive Public Art on Cardiff Bay Barrage

Alice Entwistle / Inga Burrows / Fiona Carroll / Nathan Thomas / Mark Ware / Gareth Loudon Published Online: 2017-12-29 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/culture-2017-0055 Abstract Where Cartesian philosophy distinguishes the perceiving and perceptual mind from the body, phenomenology constitutes the experiential/experiencing body as the subject, giving rise to...

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