Exhibition of 'Private Dance' in "In View"

Campbell, David, Durden, Mark and Brown, Ian (2010) Exhibition of 'Private Dance' in "In View". [Show/Exhibition]

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Official URL: http://goldenthreadgallery.co.uk/in-view-10-12-201...


In the video, Private Dance a lap dancer is filmed repeatedly performing her routine to camera, methodically executing her routine, balancing her well-crafted eroticism with obvious boredom.

In View is an exhibition that establishes a context from which to explore the tensions and dialogues concerned with the physical act of looking. The gaze holds multiple interpretations, such as the voyeuristic, scopophilic, erotic; and is as much dependant upon the viewer, as that which is being viewed. Each artist challenges us to consider our role as a viewer of the works on display, calling into question our gender, the gender of the artist, and our preconceived understanding of the subject, therefore highlighting the tensions that exist within the topic of the gaze.

Item Type: Show/Exhibition
Subjects: W100 Fine Art
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > Arts
Depositing User: David Campbell
Date Deposited: 27 Mar 2013 16:57
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2017 08:10
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/11699

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