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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Remote Avant-Garde : Aboriginal Art under Occupation
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'In Remote Avant-Garde Jennifer Loureide Biddle models new and emergent desert Aboriginal aesthetics as an art of survival. Since 2007, Australian government policy has targeted "remote" Australian Aboriginal communities as at crisis level of delinquency and dysfunction. Biddle asks how emergent art responds to national emergency, from the creation of locally hunted grass sculptures to biliterary acrylic witness paintings to stop-motion animation. Following directly from the unprecedented success of the Western Desert art movement, contemporary Aboriginal artists harness traditions of experimentation to revivify at-risk vernacular languages, maintain cultural heritage, and ensure place-based practice of community initiative. Biddle shows how these new art forms demand serious and sustained attention to the dense complexities of sentient perception and the radical inseparability of art from life. Taking shape on frontier boundaries and in zones of intercultural imperative, Remote Avant-Garde presents Aboriginal art "under occupation" in Australia today.' (Publication summary)

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    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Duke University Press ,
      2016 .
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      Extent: 112p.
      Description: illus.
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      • Published: February 2016

         

      ISBN: 9780822360711

Works about this Work

[Review Essay] Remote Avant-garde : Aboriginal Art under Occupation Sally Brand , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Aboriginal Studies , no. 2 2017; (p. 102-103)

'Jennifer Loureide Biddle’s Remote avant-garde: Aboriginal art under occupation champions the contemporary art practices of First Nations women artists working in Alice Springs and other remote communities of the Central and Western Deserts. The artists and art groups selected for inclusion speak to the diversity of current art production in one of Australia’s most active art scenes.' (Introduction)

[Review Essay] Remote Avant-garde : Aboriginal Art under Occupation Sally Brand , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Aboriginal Studies , no. 2 2017; (p. 102-103)

'Jennifer Loureide Biddle’s Remote avant-garde: Aboriginal art under occupation champions the contemporary art practices of First Nations women artists working in Alice Springs and other remote communities of the Central and Western Deserts. The artists and art groups selected for inclusion speak to the diversity of current art production in one of Australia’s most active art scenes.' (Introduction)

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