Bed Sheet Dreams

Evans, John Paul (2004) Bed Sheet Dreams. [Show/Exhibition] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

'Bed Sheet Dreams' is a series of photographic images and resulting catalogue investigating the possibilities of depicting the male body through photography, avoiding the conventional male/female, active/passive binary oppositions. The methods used to approach the research question explore the limitation of recording self-portraits with a digital camera held at arm's length. Presenting the photographer with a set of spatial and durational difficulties, the resulting images become painterly and expressionistic and depict a figure/body that is ‘out of control’ a condition the male must avoid under patriarchy. The research is conceptually linked to Evans' ongoing investigation into representations of the male body.

Item Type: Show/Exhibition
Additional Information: Citation: EVANS, J. P. 2004. Bed Sheet Dreams. [Exhibition]..
Uncontrolled Keywords: nude photography, self portrait, male form
Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
T Technology > TR Photography
Divisions: Institutes and Academies > Wales Institute for Science & Art (WISA) > Academic Discipline: Art & Media
Depositing User: John Dalling
Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2010 15:44
Last Modified: 22 Jan 2020 14:50
URI: http://repository.uwtsd.ac.uk/id/eprint/110

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