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OP AESTHETIC POLITICS IN FASHION. Ed. by Elke Gaugele. Sternberg Press, Berlin, 2014. Published in association with Akademie der Bildenden Kunst, Vienna. Publication Series of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, 14. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Ram Publications, Santa Monica. 260 pp. with 90 ills. (63 col.). 22 x 17 cm. ISBN 9783956790799 In English.
Publisher's description: This critical anthology, volume 14, from the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna invites international scholars to debate fashion as a cultural phenomenon and meta-politic at the intersection of artistic, creative, economic and everyday practices. A variety of essays gathered into three sections--aesthetic economies, production of space and alternative aesthetic politics--include topics such as fashion and cultural commodification; the cooperation between the fashion industry and celebrity; the relationship between designer, body, clothing and space; the ethical turn in fashion; the roles of performance and whiteness in fashion today. Contributors locate fashion within the context of a variety of disciplines including art history, cultural sciences, sociology, design and fashion studies. Essays by Endora Comer-Arldt, Ilka Becker, Tanja Bradaric, Martina Fineder, Eva Flicker, Elke Gaugele, Birgit Haehnel, Alicia Kuhl, Michael R. Muller, Sabina Muriale, Taro Ohmae, Barbara Schrodl, Ruby Sircar, Birke Sturm and Monica Titton.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-2000 — Costume/Fashion
Plans: 73,30
Worldwide Number: 165965
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