Constellations of the contemporary: Art / Asia / Australia

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dc.contributor.author Maravillas, Francis en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T11:05:53Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-02T11:05:53Z
dc.date.issued 2008 en_US
dc.identifier 2010005250 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Maravillas Francis 2008, 'Constellations of the contemporary: Art / Asia / Australia', University of Queensland Press, vol. 32, no. 4, pp. 433-444. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1444-3058 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/16062
dc.description.abstract In this essay, I argue that the work of the variously constituted Asian artistic diasporas in Australia represent new constellations of the contemporary that foreground the multiple, overlapping as well as disjunctive temporalities and spatialities of both `Australia? and `Asia?. I show how the critical and geographical trope of the South ? understood as a mode of location and an epistemic category ? not only offers a framework for understanding the constellation of differences and multiplicity that inflect the category of the contemporary in Australian art, it also enables one to rethink the spatial and temporal assumptions that underlie the history of this art. This is particularly evident when one considers the ways in which the work and presence of various Asian artists in Australia have opened up new horizons of possibility for rethinking the spatial and temporal coordinates of Australian art, culture and identity. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher University of Queensland Press en_US
dc.title Constellations of the contemporary: Art / Asia / Australia en_US
dc.parent JAS, Australia's Public Intellectual Forum en_US
dc.journal.volume 32 en_US
dc.journal.number 4 en_US
dc.publocation St Lucia, Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 433 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 444 en_US
dc.cauo.name FASS.Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 190102 en_US
dc.personcode 984782 en_US
dc.percentage 50 en_US
dc.classification.name Art History en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords visual arts; Asian diaspora; Asian Australian; Australian ar en_US
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dc.staffid 984782 en_US


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