Roni Horn: Index Cixous, 2003-05 by Roni HornRoni Horn: Index Cixous, 2003-05 by Roni Horn

Roni Horn: Index Cixous, 2003-05

Contribution byRoni HornText byDave Hickey

Paperback | December 15, 2005

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Inspired by the philosopher and writer Hélène Cixous, which whom the photographer and artist Roni Horn has collaborated before, Index Cixous questions the nature of language in its most fundamental sense and proposes a version--one without words, but which can be read as any other. Both Horn and Cixous are concerned with communication wrought out of material space. Cixous writes about women's language arising from the female body, and she argues for a new language, one not in thrall to patriarchy but that acknowledges the life-giving force and history of the feminine.
Dave Hickey has written for most major American cultural publications. Formerly Executive Editor for Art in America, Hickey's publications include Prior Convictions (1989), The Invisible Dragon: Four Essays on Beauty (1993), and Air Guitar: Essays on Art & Democracy (1997). Hickey received the Frank Jewett Mather Award for Distinction ...
Title:Roni Horn: Index Cixous, 2003-05Format:PaperbackDimensions:120 pages, 8 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:December 15, 2005Publisher:SteidlLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3865211356

ISBN - 13:9783865211354

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