Week 06 Wednesday Jan 11 /Topic: The feminist art theory project and gender /sexuality considerations in contemporary art theory

Week 6 is the deadline for a summary and bibliography for your essay. This is a critical date since it is important for you to establish a specific direction and focus for your essay. In this summary you will articulate your thesis for your specific topic.

readings for this session

Jones, A., ed., 2010. The Feminism and Visual Culture Reader. New York: Routledge, pp 1-5, 45- 48.

[available as pdf] jones-intro-representation

Berger, J., 1972. Ways of seeing. London: The British Broadcasting Corporation and Penguin Books, pp. 45-54, 62-64.

WAYS OF SEEING (episode two – female nude) 1/4

WAYS OF SEEING (episode two – female nude) 2/4


Sturken, M and Cartwright, L., 2008. Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 93-139.[available in pdf] sturken-&-cartwright-spectatorship-power-knowledge

Mulvey, L., 1975. Visual pleasure and narrative cinema. Screen, 16(3), pp. 6-18. [online] Available at: <https://wiki.brown.edu/confluence/display/MarkTribe/Visual+Pleasure+and+Narrative+Cinema&gt; [Accessed 7 October 2010].




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