Flathead (Origin of the Specious)

Webb, Mark (2009) Flathead (Origin of the Specious). [Visual Artwork]

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A three channel video work that was produced under the psuedonym Eve Roleston that explored the arbitrary nature of signification as it played across a range of images, texts and sounds. The work aimed to provide a considered engagement with the contingent, polymorphous and unstable qualities of the material on each of the three screens. This work forms part of my practice-led research undertaken for my PhD. It deals with reconsidering the relationship between politics and aesthetics by employing strategies of humour, play theory and the fictocritical

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ID Code: 75797
Item Type: Creative Work (Visual Artwork)
Refereed: No
Material: Video
Measurements or Duration: variable
Number of Pieces: One as a three channel video work
Location: From date: To date:
Accidently Annie Street ARI 2009-08-06 2009-08-07
Keywords: Video Art, Language, Poetics, Politics, Humour
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > VISUAL ARTS AND CRAFTS (190500)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > VISUAL ARTS AND CRAFTS (190500) > Fine Arts (incl. Sculpture and Painting) (190502)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
Copyright Owner: Mark Webb
Deposited On: 01 Sep 2014 00:43
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2014 23:54

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