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Beyond Familiar Territory: Dissertation: De-centering the Centre (An analysis of visual strategies in the art of Robert Smithson, Alfredo Jaar and the Bark Petitions of Yirrkala); and Studio Report: A Sculptural Response to Mapping, Mining, and Consumption

Schwarz, Janien (Nien)


Dissertation: "Beyond Familiar Territory" researches various visual and conceptual strategies that facilitate connection between urban-based audiences and peripheral areas of ground where the extraction of mineral resources occurs. The Dissertation is a comparative analysis of selected works by Robert Smithson, Alfredo Jaar, and the Bark Petitions of the Yirrkala people in North East Arnhem Land. The focus is on how these artists have endeavoured to challenge urban audiences, disrupt the...[Show more]

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Date published: 1999
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7a2d1680b55


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