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The Darkroom: Photography and the Theatre of Desire.

by Professor Anne Marsh

Anne Marsh's treatise on the art of photography traces its theoretical underpinning from the early debates between the rationalists and the fantasists, through psychoanalytical interpretations, to the theatre of desire. She investigates the role of photography in ghostly performances', the masking of desire' and high camp aesthetics' - through to performance art' and the role of the photographer as a gender terrorist' - as in the work of Del LaGrace Volcano. The study concludes with notable examples of postmodern photography as they have occurred in the Australian context. This ground-breaking work by a leading Monash University academic will interest all students of photography and followers of recent trends in art and art theory.


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About Anne Marsh

Anne is Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne's Victorian College of the Arts. Professor Anne Marsh's research areas include:

Photography, Performance Art, Feminism and Postmodernism.

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The University of Melbourne
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