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Matter, Materiality and Modern Culture

by Graves-Brown

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7484915M
ISBN 100415167051
ISBN 109780415167055

Six Essays on the Materiality of Society and Culture Material culture against materiality Material culture is indeed a central key-concept in archaeology, but what the term actually signifies is surprisingly little discussed. Who coined the term is uncertain (Buchli ; Andrén ).   Exploring these concerns in their work, the artists included in the exhibition, all with ties to Maine, are also considering why they choose to work with certain matter in our current material culture and social climate, and the role that these materials play within it. Artists in the exhibition include: Jackie Brown (Bath, ME).

As part of this, racialised characters are embodied in books and participants make meaning of them. The data presented in this chapter enable us to see the ways in which children construct their identities through what they find in the pages of picture books. The first section considers the materiality of the book and how this is used by children.   Depending on who you ask and what you read, materiality is a projection of culture entangled with the social, or it is what determines culture and the social in the first place. Some position the material as a binary counterpart to the semiotic, while others argue for the materiality of absolutely everything, including language, images, and dreams.

Materiality as the Basis for the Aesthetic Experience in Contemporary Art Jacques Maritain to the post-modern considerations of David Hickey and Arthur of art, materiality, “the quality or character of being material or composed of matter,” is distinct. On the other hand, materialism is “a tendency to consider material. Matter&and&Meaning:&Materiality&and&the&Visual&Arts&Archive& Abstracts&! ProfessorMaryanne&Dever& Professor!and!AssociateDean!in!theFaculty!of!Arts!of!Social!Sciences Missing: Modern Culture.


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