Stone baby: An exploration of trembling and its potential for visual art

Larin, Genine Marie (2015) Stone baby: An exploration of trembling and its potential for visual art. Masters by Research by Creative Works, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

Informed by Kristeva's formulation of affect and Winnicott's Holding Environment, this practice-led visual art project is an exploration into how sensitivity to the physical sensation of trembling can sustain a creative practice. Building upon this is a further enquiry into what the significance of the affective experience of trembling is for an ethics of affect in contemporary art. I have done this through object and video-based installations informed by my own experience of trembling. This has been further informed by the work of artists like Louise Bourgeois, Dennis Del Favero and Willie Doherty. The creative outcomes contribute to the discourse around ethical responses to affect by extending and developing on the works of these artists.

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ID Code: 86668
Item Type: QUT Thesis (Masters by Research by Creative Works)
Supervisor: Mafe, Daniel & Pedersen, Courtney
Keywords: Affect, Trembling, Trauma, Creative Practice, Louise Bourgeois, Dennis Del Favero, Willie Doherty, Empathy, Ethical Responses to Affect, Practice-Led Research
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 10 Dec 2015 02:27
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2015 02:30

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