Rebecca Fortnum: Self contained

Walsh, Maria, Music, Graham and Minkin, Louisa (2013) Rebecca Fortnum: Self contained. RGAP (Research Group for Artists Publications), Ripley. ISBN 9780956902467

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Self Contained, brings together several strands of artist Rebecca Fortnum's recent work on the formation of identity and the power of the gaze.This publication documents drawings shown at the V&A Museum of Childhood (2011–12) and works installed at the Freud Museum London (2013) and contains essays by Maria Walsh, Graham Music and Louisa Minkin as well as by Fortnum herself.'Fortnum's meditation on the self hinges on a dichotomy — is there a secret core self or are we simply a 'cluster of appurtenances' that flow into and out of other people and things?' (Maria Walsh)

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Additional Information: Rebecca Fortnum’s exhibition at the Freud Museum, 'Self Contained': 6 March 2013 - 26 May 2013. Rebecca Fortnum is an artist and researcher. Awards include the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, the British Council, the Arts Council of England, the British School in Rome, the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council and the OPAK Research Council of Flemish Universities. Her book Contemporary British Women Artists; in their own words was published by IB Tauris/Macmillan in 2007. A recent project has been with the V&A's Museum of Childhood, London where she held a solo show of drawings Absurd Impositions and curated a group exhibition, The Imagination of Children, within the Museum’s collection. In 2012 she concluded a year-long research project, Drawing - in and outside - Writing, a collaboration with 3 other artists and published an artists' book with RGAP, as well as a cahier of the same name published by Acco Uitgeverij, Belgium. She is Reader of Fine Art at the CCW Graduate School, University of the Arts
Subjects: Cognitive Processes, Theory of Mind > Arts - Applied Psychology
Subconscious & Unconscious, Personality > Dreams
Department/People: Children, Young Adult and Family Services
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