The Resource Pleading in the blood : the art and performances of Ron Athey, edited by Dominic Johnson

Pleading in the blood : the art and performances of Ron Athey, edited by Dominic Johnson

Label
Pleading in the blood : the art and performances of Ron Athey
Title
Pleading in the blood
Title remainder
the art and performances of Ron Athey
Statement of responsibility
edited by Dominic Johnson
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Ron Athey is an iconic figure in contemporary art and performance. In his frequently bloody portrayals of life, death, crisis, and fortitude in the time of AIDS, Athey calls into question the limits of artistic practice. These limits enable Athey to explore key themes including gender, sexuality, radical sex, queer activism, post-punk and industrial culture, tattooing and body modification, ritual, and religion. This landmark publication includes Athey's own writings, commissioned essays by maverick artists and leading academics, and full-color images of Athey's art and performances since the early 1980s. The diverse range of artistic and critical contributors to the book reflects Athey's creative and cultural impact, among them musician Antony Hegarty of Antony and the Johnsons who contributed a foreword
Member of
Cataloging source
IDEBK
Dewey number
709.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3563.A8584 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Intellect live
Label
Pleading in the blood : the art and performances of Ron Athey, edited by Dominic Johnson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; FOREWORD; INTRODUCTION: TOWARDS A MORAL AND JUST PSYCHOPATHOLOGY; GIFTS OF THE SPIRIT; 'THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO SAY HALLELUJAH!'; 'DOES A BLOODY TOWEL REPRESENT THE IDEALS OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE?': RON ATHEY AND THE CULTURE WARS; BOMBS AWAY IN FRONT-LINE SUBURBIA; DELIVERANCE: THE 'TORTURE TRILOGY' IN RETROSPECT; THE IRREPLACEABLE BODIES: RESISTANCE THROUGH FEROCIOUS FRAGILITY; ATHEY-ISM, COLLABORATION, AND HUSTLER WHITE; SEX WITH RON; THE MAN AND HIS TATTOOS (BY THE MAN WHO DID THEM); THE MILK FACTORY ON WINCHESTER; FLASH: ON PHOTOGRAPHING RON ATHEY
  • HOW RON ATHEY MAKES ME FEEL: THE POLITICAL POTENTIAL OF UPSETTING ARTRAISED IN THE LORD: REVELATIONS AT THE KNEE OF MISS VELMA; JOYCE: THE VIOLENT DISBELIEF OF RON ATHEY; JUDAS CRADLE: INVASIVE RESONANCE; ILLICIT TRANSIT; BY WORD OF MOUTH: RON ATHEY'S SELF-OBLITERATION; THE NEW BARBARIANS: A DECLARATION OF POETIC DISOBEDIENCE FROM THE NEW BORDER; FURTHER READING; AUTHOR BIOGRAPHIES; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INDEX; UNTITLED; BackCover
Control code
ocn853240638
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (248 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299731417
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36456731
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)853240638
  • ebsco1299731414

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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