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Deconfigurations: the practice of repetition as confirmation of (re)productive (art)works

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dc.contributor.advisor Basson, E.L. (Ms.) en
dc.contributor.advisor Van der Watt, J.P. (Mr.) en Swanepoel, Pieter Johan en 2009-08-25T10:47:27Z 2009-08-25T10:47:27Z 2009-08-25T10:47:27Z 2002-11-30 en
dc.identifier.citation Swanepoel, Pieter Johan (2009) Deconfigurations: the practice of repetition as confirmation of (re)productive (art)works, University of South Africa, Pretoria, <> en
dc.description.abstract This study will argue that visual art and the making of images share much With other languages. If writing can be deoonstructed, visual Imagery can be deconfigured, for figuring an image is much like structuring a sentence. The process of deconfiguration however relies on repetition. DeconflguratiOn therefore denies any claim of a primary creator. It will be argued though that deconfiguratlon remains creative as it engages the imagination in a process of transference and through association. Moreover, deconfiguration shows how binary opposites are essential In the making of artworks. The repetitive process takes place when the artwork Is made and continues during the appreciation and/or interpretation of the artwork. For the interpretation to really deconfigure, it would mean that the image constituted by the artist has metaphorical, allegorical and even symbolical implications. The interpreter will thus always remain a partidpant in the creative process suggested by the artwork. en
dc.format.extent 1 online resource (x, 179 leaves)
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject Allegory en
dc.subject Archetypal imagery
dc.subject Binary ambivalence
dc.subject Cconscious/unconscious
dc.subject Deconstruction
dc.subject Interpretation
dc.subject Interruption
dc.subject Metaphor
dc.subject Modernism
dc.subject Multiplicity/plurality
dc.subject Postmodenism
dc.subject Repetition/seriality
dc.subject.ddc 709
dc.subject.lcsh Symbolism in art
dc.subject.lcsh Allegories
dc.subject.lcsh Archetypes -- In art
dc.subject.lcsh Deconstruction
dc.subject.lcsh Art appreciation
dc.subject.lcsh Archetypal imagery
dc.subject.lcsh Binary ambivalence
dc.title Deconfigurations: the practice of repetition as confirmation of (re)productive (art)works en
dc.type Dissertation en
dc.description.department Art History, Visual Arts and Musicology en M.A. (Visual Arts) en

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