Kirsten Justesen is a major figure within the field of early body art and performance. The essay looks at her explorations within this new field as she engaged in a structural, analytical and actionbased mode confronting the classical concept of sculpture as a purely structural and syntactic question bringing into play key tems such as 'sculptor' and 'model', 'figure' and 'material', 'image' and 'space'. Her works not only actualise the conceptual implications of the classical concept of sculpture, but also open up a gap in the avant-garde understanding of the body as a depersonalised tool, and point towards the explicit political implications of the marked and gendered body.
|Titel||A Cultural History of the Avantgarde in the Nordic Countries 1950-75|
|Redaktører||Tania Ørum, Jesper Olsson|
|Status||Udgivet - 2016|
|Navn||Avant-Garde Critical Studies|