Appel à communication : « Disrupting Narratives: New Perspectives on Collage » (Édimbourg, 27 juillet 2019)

The idea of disrupting narratives is one borrowed from Brett van Hoesen’s appraisal of Hannah Höch’s photomontages. Van Hoesen writes about the creation of what she calls ‘visual policies’, with particular reference to colonial imagery in the works of Höch and Lázló Moholy-Nagy. She explains that these visual policies were created by the growing popularity of photography and how this influenced the idea of what was newsworthy. As such collage, photomontage and assemblage have played a key role in disrupting narratives, particularly in the twentieth century.

This symposium will build upon this concept and invites papers which examine scholarly and aesthetic disruptions. We are . . . → En lire plus