Running dry : Brisbane's public fountains
Pedersen, Courtney B. (2011) Running dry : Brisbane's public fountains. In McNamara, Andrew E. (Ed.) Sweat : the Subtropical Imaginary. Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD, pp. 65-77.
"Does heat have a cooling effect on culture? Sweat argues the reverse: culture thrives in the subtropical zones. While acknowledging that the subtropical generates ambivalence—being cast as alternately idyllic or hellish—Sweat nonetheless seeks to develop the specific voices of subtropical cultures. The uneasy place of this sweaty discourse is explored across art, literature, architecture, and the built environment. In particular, Sweat focuses on the most commonly experienced situation, the everyday house. While it addresses subjects from Japan, Brazil, and France, Sweat centres on Brisbane, Queensland—long in the shadow of Sydney and Melbourne in the Australian cultural psyche—due to its enduring and self-conscious attention to subtropical living..." -- online book description
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Keywords:||Fountains, Public art, Brisbane, Water|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > VISUAL ARTS AND CRAFTS (190500)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty|
Current > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
|Deposited On:||24 Apr 2012 09:25|
|Last Modified:||24 Apr 2012 09:25|
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