The Resource Cape York to Cairns : reinventing meaning in contemporary Aboriginal art, Ursula Frederick

Cape York to Cairns : reinventing meaning in contemporary Aboriginal art, Ursula Frederick

Label
Cape York to Cairns : reinventing meaning in contemporary Aboriginal art
Title
Cape York to Cairns
Title remainder
reinventing meaning in contemporary Aboriginal art
Statement of responsibility
Ursula Frederick
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Thesis argues against the imposition of European based anthropological and formalist aesthetic principles on Aboriginal art and in favour of grounding Aboriginal art in its socio-political functions; history of Aboriginal art criticism and modes of appreciation - relation of culture to criticism; problem of characterisation of Aboriginal art as "traditional" or inauthentic - associated problem of authenticity discussed; syllabus and aims of the Cairns College of TAFE Associate Diploma of Art and its relation to the rock art of the Laura region; description of the Quinkan rock art; context of art production in pre and post-contact contexts; comparison of student art produced in the college course drawing on contemporary and local rock art sources; formal and conceptual links; uses of space and compositional conventions; construction of meaning in Aboriginal art; art and social identity
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Frederick, Ursula
Dissertation note
Thesis (Honours)--University of Western Australia, 1992.
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Cape York to Cairns : reinventing meaning in contemporary Aboriginal art, Ursula Frederick
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: leaves 67-[77]
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
v, 110 leaves
Governing access note
  • Open access - reading
  • Partial copying & use; closed copying of photographs or art works- permission of artists and communities required
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), 2 maps
Label
Cape York to Cairns : reinventing meaning in contemporary Aboriginal art, Ursula Frederick
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: leaves 67-[77]
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
v, 110 leaves
Governing access note
  • Open access - reading
  • Partial copying & use; closed copying of photographs or art works- permission of artists and communities required
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), 2 maps

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