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The dirtying of David: Transgression, affect, and the potential space of art

Addison, Nicholas

Emotion, Space and Society, 2011, Vol.4(3), pp.172-179 [Periódico revisado por pares]

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  • Título:
    The dirtying of David: Transgression, affect, and the potential space of art
  • Autor: Addison, Nicholas
  • Assuntos: Transgression ; Affect ; Potential Space ; Drawing ; Art Education ; Shame ; Psychology
  • É parte de: Emotion, Space and Society, 2011, Vol.4(3), pp.172-179
  • Descrição: Transgression assumes the crossing of a boundary, a broken line which is either shored-up or redrawn in response; it thus marks an in-between state signalling danger, a pollution of the established order. Calling on the work of Bataille I investigate a two-fold instance of transgression by school students and their art and design teacher in which the sexualisation and violence perpetrated on the human figure through, respectively, drawing and sculpture signals one such breach. I examine the affective states that surround this transgression, in particular the self-censoring mechanism of shame. This is followed by an examination of the dichotomies that transgression may potentially provoke in pedagogic situations, and a consideration of the role of art in mediating the oppositional forces at play. With reference to psychoanalytical, object relations theory (Klein and Winnicott) I argue that the in-between spaces established by transgressive acts, destabilising and disorientating...
  • Idioma: Inglês

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