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Abject performances

aesthetic strategies in Latino cultural production

by Leticia Alvarado

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social aspects,
  • Hispanic Americans and mass media,
  • Hispanic American arts,
  • Mass media and culture,
  • Hispanic American mass media

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLeticia Alvarado
    SeriesDissident acts, Dissident acts
    ContributionsDuke University Press
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP94.5.H58 A48 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 216 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates :
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26475595M
    ISBN 100822370638, 0822370786
    ISBN 109780822370635, 9780822370789
    LC Control Number2017045246
    OCLC/WorldCa1000046570


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In Abject Performances Leticia Alvarado draws out the irreverent, disruptive aesthetic strategies used by Latino artists and cultural producers who shun standards of respectability that are typically used to conjure concrete minority identities. Abject Performances: Aesthetic Strategies in Latino Cultural Production (Dissident Acts) eBook: Alvarado, Leticia: : Kindle Store5/5(1).

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In Abject Performances, I both indicate the continued relevance and im- pact of aesthetic theory and advocate for its robust engagement in Latino studies in order to shift, within the ideologies it proffers, what we are able to imagine and demand of our political practices.

Abject Performances,this urgency converges with an active critical analysis of cultural prod- ucts that refuse identitarian coherence, focusing specifically on the uncertainty of Latinidad.

This choice seems at first counterintuitive, considering that hate speech and anti-immigrationAuthor: Leticia Robles-Moreno. Building on anthropologist Mary Douglas’s writing on the ritual function of dirt, this article presents a strategy in digital performance art that engages with electronic waste (e-waste).

It is suggested that planned obsolescence in electronics is of a particular nature that facilitates the representation of consumer technologies within the logic of a “symbolic order of technological Cited by: 1.

Leticia Alvarado’s Abject Performances: Aesthetic Strategies in Latino Cultural Production begins with a clever sleight of hand. Alvarado initially discusses the Dream 9, a group of nine undocumented activists who approached the U.S.-Mexico border from the Mexican side spectacularly clad in caps and gowns.

Abject Performances draws out the irreverent, disruptive aesthetic strategies used by Latino artists and cultural producers who shun standards of respectability.

Alvarado centers negative affect to capture experiences that lie at the edge of the mainstream Latino-centered social justice struggles to illuminate modes of community formation and social critique defined by a refusal of identitarian coherence that. The performances of Gunter Brus involved publicly urinating, defecating and cutting himself with a razor blade.

Rudolf Schwarzkogler is known for his photos dealing with the abject. In the late s, performance art become popular in New York, including by Carolee Schneemann. Mary Kelly, Genesis P. Orridge and GG Allin did this type of art. Summary: In Abject Performances Leticia Alvarado draws out the irreverent, disruptive aesthetic strategies used by Latino artists and cultural producers who shun standards of respectability that are typically used to conjure concrete minority identities.

The u/Abject_Performance community on Reddit. Reddit gives you the best of the internet in one place. In Managing the Monstrous Feminine: Regulating the Reproductive Body, Jane Ussher discusses this need for ritual purification in dealing with the abject, claiming that, “film and art offer the potential for inoculation against the danger and polluting power of the fecund body.

Indeed, Julia Kristeva has argued that as societies become. Leticia Alvarado’s new book, “Abject Performances: Aesthetic Strategies in Latino Cultural Production,” spotlights irreverent, disruptive aesthetic strategies some Latinx artists and cultural producers use to shun standards of respectability.

T1 - Rock'N'Roll Abject. T2 - Poverty, Place and Gender in Patti Smith's Performances. AU - Bottà, Giacomo. PY - Y1 - KW - Theatre, dance, music, other performing arts. KW - Popular Music Studies. KW - popular music. KW - Media and communications. KW - PERFORMANCE. KW - Economic and Social History.

KW - urban sociologyAuthor: Giacomo Bottà. Casey, MEmbodying the essentialised abject: Challenging colour blind racism in performance. in A Bastian (ed.), Elfriede Jelinek Goes Australia: Indigenising an Austrian Nobel Prize Winner.

Australian Scholarly Publishing, North Melbourne Vic Australia, pp. Author: Maryrose Casey. She is the author of Abject Performances: Aesthetic Strategies in Latino Cultural Production (Duke University Press, ), recipient of honorable mentions from the Latin American Studies Association Latino/a Studies Section Outstanding Book Award and the Modern Language Association Book Prize in United States Latina and Latino and Chicana and Chicano Literary and Cultural Studies.

Leticia Alvarado’s Abject Performances: Aesthetic Strategies in Latino Cultural Production features Ibarra’s performance work “Skins/Less Here” () on the cover and within the book.

As a community organizer, Ibarra’s work is located within feminist immigrant, anti-rape and prison abolitionist movements. Abject definition is - sunk to or existing in a low state or condition: very bad or severe. How to use abject in a sentence.

Did You Know. Synonym Discussion of abject. Leticia Alvarado's Abject Performances: Aesthetic Strategies in Latino Cultural Production features Ibarra's performance work "Skins/Less Here" () on the cover and within the book. Ivan Ramos, a Professor at the University of Maryland writes about La Chica Boom's performances ' Tortillera and Untitled e: Leticia Alvarado, From Abject Performances to Aesthetics in Relation Leticia Alvarado is an Assistant Professor in the Department of American Studies at Brown University.

Her interdisciplinary research is situated at the nexus of Latina/o/x, visual culture, and gender and sexuality studies.

Drawing on a seminal text in Discard Studies, Mary Douglas’ Purity and Danger (), Julia Kristeva’s foundational book The Powers of Horror () develops the theory of abjection through literary, psychoanalytic, and anthropological works. Furthering the insight of Douglas that dirt is not an essential characteristic of objects but is.

But they still produced a string of abject performances. The Sun () They gave an abject display in a match that was as entertaining as watching fish being shot in a barrel. Department of Social and Cultural Analysis. About News Initiatives. Contents Translator's Note vii I. Approaching Abjection i 2.

Something To Be Scared Of 32 3-From Filth to Defilement 56 4-Semiotics of Biblical Abomination 90 Qui Tollis Peccata Mundi 6. Celine: Neither Actor nor Martyr • 7-Suffering and Horror 8. Those Females Who Can Wreck the Infinite 9-"Ours To Jew or Die" 12 In the Beginning and Without End Cited by: abject definition: 1.

extreme sadness, fear etc 2. showing that you are very ashamed of what you have done. Learn more. Her first book, Abject Performances: Aesthetic Strategies in Latino Cultural Production is available from Duke University Press.

Nao Bustamante is a legendary artist, residing in Los Angeles, California. Bustamante's precarious work encompasses performance. 'Abjection preserves what existed in the archaism of pre-objectal relationship, in the immemorial violence with which a body becomes separated from another body in order to be.' Kristeva describes how abjection is the first step in moving away from the base animal state towards.

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mhzesent - Abject (01) Topics noise hip-hop. Versions - Different performances of the song by the same artist Compilations - Other albums which feature this performance of the song Covers - Performances of a song with the same name by different artists Internet Archive HTML5 Uploader plus-circle Add Review.

comment. Reviews. Performance, defined as structured behavior, always carries with it a consideration of the politics of embodiment.

Using performance as an analytic lens to study everyday behavior we are able to see how different notions of corporeality are produced and contested: from the practices and regulations that shape racial formations to the normative scripts that structure everyday performances of.

French Translation of “abject” | The official Collins English-French Dictionary online. OverFrench translations of English words and phrases. ‘The thrust of both books is his failure to protect the national interests of Britain and his abject subservience to the United States.’ ‘I answered, staggered at this abject rudeness.’ ‘If so, I would have to address it as men have always done: by persistence, alternating reasoned argument with abject pleas and fawning adulation.’.

Performance Research is an independent, peer-reviewed specialist journal that aims to promote a dynamic interchange between scholarship and practice in the expanding field of performance. Interdisciplinary in vision and international in scope, its emphasis is on contemporary performance arts within changing cultures.

Live At The Abject & Unusual Music Festival / No Stairs by Disism Disism = Charles Rice Goff III and Killr “Mark” Kaswan On April 30th,Disism performed before a large audience outdoors on the grounds of the University Of California at Berkeley at the “Bay Area Abject.

Abject (adjective). Rejected; cast aside. Attested from around ( to ) until the early 17 th century. page=5. Abject (adjective). Sunk to or existing in a low condition, state, or position. Contains The Expansion (book one) and The Upheaval (book two) of the Legend of the Arch Magus series.

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