Subtraction and refraction: self and process in the work of Martin Smith

Robb, Charles A. (2008) Subtraction and refraction: self and process in the work of Martin Smith. In Ortega, Maurice (Ed.) Martin Smith photographs: in response to... Queensland Centre for Photography, Brisbane, QLD, pp. 13-15.

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The article analyses the work of Brisbane-based photographer Martin Smith in relation to ideas of male subjectivity and the notion of loss. It contends that Smith's work exempifies a notion of masculinity that uses layering and interpenetration of image and medium to represent a masculine subjectivity characterised by contingency and intersubjective awareness.

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ID Code: 17670
Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: Photography, Masculinity, Representation, Melancholia
ISBN: 9780975772041
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > VISUAL ARTS AND CRAFTS (190500) > Lens-based Practice (190503)
Divisions: Past > Disciplines > Art & Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Charles A. Robb and Queensland Centre of Photography
Copyright Statement: This paper is available under under License Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial
Deposited On: 12 Feb 2009 04:32
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2015 15:10

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