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In-Between: Contemporary Art in Australia. Cross-culture, Contemporaneity, Globalization


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Title: In-Between: Contemporary Art in Australia. Cross-culture, Contemporaneity, Globalization
Authors: Persson, Beatrice
E-mail: beatrice.persson@gu.se
Issue Date: 23-Sep-2011
University: Göteborgs universitet. Humanistiska fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Arts
Institution: Department of Cultural Sciences ; Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper
Date of Defence: 2011-10-14
Disputation: Fredagen den 14 oktober 2011, kl. 13.15, Vasa B, Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper, Vera Sandbergs Allé 8
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: GOTHENBURG STUDIES IN ART AND ARCHITECTURE
33
Keywords: contemporary art
Australian art
Aboriginal art
cross-culture
contemporaneity
globalization
postcolonialism
diaspora
cultural semiotics
Emily Kame Kngwarreye
Fiona Foley
Ricky Swallow
John Young
Abstract: This study emerges from the question: what is contemporary art, and mainly what criteria constitute contemporary art in a globalized art world in general? Thus, the focus of this dissertation is on the postcolonial context of Australia and the fact that the contemporary art scene in Australia is divided into Australian and Aboriginal art respectively. This is a division originating from the colonization of Australia that began in the 1770’s, resulting in an Australian art descending from a Weste... more
ISBN: 978-91-7346-708-7
ISSN: 0348-4114
Description: Thesis, excluding pictures
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/26256
Appears in Collections:Gothenburg Studies in Art and Architecture
Doctoral Theses / Doktorsavhandlingar Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper
Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet

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