Valie Export/Fragments Of The Imagination (Women Artists In Film)
Valie Export/Fragments of the Imagination (Women Artists in Film)
"This sumptuously illustrated volume is the first in English devoted to this important Austrian avant-gardist." —Choice
"Roswitha Mueller offers a sorely needed overview of Valie Export’s work in this comprehensive study.... the sheer breadth of Mueller’s research constitutes an important contribution to film criticism... " —Austrian Studies Newsletter
An early, groundbreaking performance artist, Valie Export created a philosophy of "Feminist Actionism" and in multimedia performances used the female body to critique male spectatorship. Here Roswitha Mueller examines Export’s performance work, her photography and films, and her critical writings and interviews.
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