Category Archives: Scholarly Research

Contemporary Art and Spatial Experience, McGill University

Contemporary Art and Spatial Experience Studies: Modern Art and Theoretical Problems 04 (ARTH 479) Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University Dr. Anja Bock, Fall 2014 Seminars: Tuesdays 14h30 – 17h30, Arts W-5 Office hours: Fridays 10h – … Continue reading

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Methods in Art History, McGill University

Methods in Art History (ARTH 305) Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University, Winter 2014 Dr. Anja Bock Lectures: Wednesdays and Fridays 14h30 – 16h00, Arts W215 Office hours: Fridays 13h00-14h00, Arts W260 (Dr. A. Vanhaelen’s office) TA: … Continue reading

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The Crossover of New Media Immersion and Site-Specificity: Contemporary Art and Spatial Experience

ABSTRACT:  “The Crossover of New Media Immersion and Site-Specificity: Contemporary Art and Spatial Experience.” Anja Bock, Ph.D., Concordia University, 2009. In the literature on contemporary installation art, a conceptual paradox keeps rearing its head: frequently artworks are described as immersive … Continue reading

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Exhibiting Trauma: Ydessa Hendeles at the Haus der Kunst in Munich

  ABSTRACT:   “Exhibiting Trauma: Ydessa Hendeles at the Haus der Kunst in Munich.” Anja Bock, M.A., Concordia University, 2004. This thesis is an effort to come to terms with the affective and theoretical implications of Ydessa Hendeles’ exhibition of … Continue reading

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Postmodern Representations of the Holocaust: a Case Study Mirroring Evil: Nazi Imagery/Recent Art

Mirroring Evil: Nazi Imagery/Recent Art (Jewish Museum, New York, spring 2002) brought together thirteen international artists, all in their 30s and 40s, who appropriate images from the Third Reich or use its iconography. This paper is an effort to understand … Continue reading

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Other Outstanding Questions: Jin-me Yoon, A Group of Sixty-Seven

Other Outstanding Questions: A Group of Sixty-Seven Graduate Paper in Art History, Concordia University, 2003 The trajectory of Jin-me Yoon’s work from “marginal” critique to mainstream proposition is an interesting case-study of “identity politics” in an institutional frame that is … Continue reading

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An Elephant named (Douglas) Gordon: The production, diffusion and reception of Play Dead; Real Time

An Elephant named (Douglas) Gordon: The production, diffusion and reception of Play Dead; Real Time By Anja Bock For Lise Lamarche and Francine Couture, HAR7000 October 11, 2006 PDF An Elephant named Gordon

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