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Corpus: Mary Kelly interviewed by Maria Walsh

Walsh, Maria (2011) Corpus: Mary Kelly interviewed by Maria Walsh. Art Monthly (346). pp. 1-4. ISSN 0142-6702

Type of Research: Article
Creators: Walsh, Maria

Following her pursuit of a radical practice based on psychoanalytical theories, LA-based Mary Kelly has become one of the most influential conceptual artists; her epic Post-Partum Document, 1973-79, is one of the movement's seminal artworks. Here, she discusses psychoanalysis, the development of Feminism, primal political scenes and non-monumental memorials.

'For me, Freudian psychoanalysis, and Lacan's reading of it, in particular, is more relevant. Its linguistic emphasis allows you to deal with the psychic structure of difference in ways that address sexuality in relation to other issues such as race and class. As Maud Mannoni says, "The specifically human environment is neither biological, nor social, but linguistic." That was my mantra for Post-Partum Document.'

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Keywords/subjects not otherwise listed: art history and theory, psychoanalysis, feminism, Mary Kelly
Publisher/Broadcaster/Company: Britannia Art Publications Ltd
Your affiliations with UAL: Colleges > Chelsea College of Arts
Date: May 2011
Related Websites: http://www.artmonthly.co.uk/magazine/site/issue/may-2011/
Projects or Series: Research Outputs Review (April 2010 - April 2011)
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2012 09:47
Last Modified: 10 Feb 2012 09:47
Item ID: 3991
URI: http://ualresearchonline.arts.ac.uk/id/eprint/3991

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