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Drawing Dirty Pictures:

Post-Neat Art at Spiral Workshop

a presentation by Olivia Gude


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No single item is dirty apart from a particular system of classification in which it does not fit.


Everyone universally finds dirt

offensive....but what counts as dirt?


There is no such thing as dirt


The study of taboo impinges inevitably upon the

philosophy of belief. The taboo-maintained rules will be as repressive as the leading members of the society want them to be.


Criticism will be suppressed, whole areas of life become unspeakable and, in consequence, unthinkable.


from Purity and Danger by Mary Douglas, 1966

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Olivia Gude's Drawing Dirty Pictures: Post-Neat Art at Spiral Workshop

2009 National Art Education Association Conference presentation

Drawing Dirty Pictures OMG NAEA Presentation 2009.pdf 

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Drawing Dirty Pictures: Post-Neat Art at Spiral Workshop presentation is based on curriculum developed in the 2007 Spiral Workshop.

 

Faculty: Alex Goldin, Christina Gowrylow, and Tazim Salik.

 

 
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