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Inciting the Site of the Soul. Skin, touch and textiles in contemporary art.

Theau, Jane


Inciting the Site of the Soul is practice-led research that investigates the tactility of textiles, the relationship of textiles to skin, and the role of touch in contemporary art. My aim has been to explore textiles as a tactile art medium, using them to create a body of work that arouses the sense of touch and entices people to touch it. This research is framed by Michel Serres's Les Cinq Sens (1985) in which he applies textile metaphors to expound a philosophy of the senses that conflates...[Show more]

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Date published: 2021
Type: Thesis (PhD) - Exegesis
DOI: 10.25911/TF4W-HZ50


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