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Module Reading List

Contemporary Art and Memory, 2019/20, Semester 2
Dr Judith Tucker
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Reading list for Level 2 module

Contemporary Art and Memory


  1. Baer, U. 2002: Spectral evidence : the photography of trauma. Cambridge, Mass.
  2. Barnett, P. 1999: Folds, fragments, surfaces: towards a poetics of cloth, in Textures of memory : the poetics of cloth, Nottingham: Angel Row Gallery. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva
  3. Bennett, J. 2005: Empathic vision : affect, trauma, and contemporary art (Series: Cultural Memory in the Present). Stanford University Press.
  4. Betterton, R. 1996 An intimate distance : women, artists and the body. London: Routledge,
  5. Bird, J. and Curtis, B. (eds) 1994: Travellers' tales : narratives of home and displacement. London and New York: Routledge
  6. Caruth, C, (ed.), 1996: Trauma : explorations in memory Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP
  7. Caruth, C. 1996 Unclaimed experience : trauma, narrative, and history (Baltimore: J. H. UP, 1996)
  8. Dean T. and Millar J. 2005 : Place. London: Thames and Hudson.
  9. Gibbons, J. 2007: Contemporary art and memory : images of recollection and remembrance London: I B Tauris & Co Ltd
  10. Hallas, R. and Guerin F. (Eds) 2007: The Image and the witness : trauma, memory and visual culture London and New York:Wallflower Press
  11. Hirsch, M, 1997: Family frames : photography, narrative, and postmemory Cambridge, Mass.; London: Harvard University Press
  12. Karpf, A. 1996 The War After, Living with the Holocaust. London: Heinemann.
  13. Kuhn, A. 1995: Family secrets : acts of memory and imagination. London and New York, Verso.
  14. Ettinger, B. L. 2000, Art as the Transport Station of Trauma in Bracha Lichtenberg Ettinger : artworking, 1985-1999..Ghent-Amsterdam: Ludion 2000. pp. 97-118.
  15. Lippard, L. 1997 The lure of the local : senses of place in a multicentered society, New York: New Press.
  16. Liss, A.1998 Trespassing through shadows : memory, photography, and the Holocaust, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
  17. Merck, M. & Townsend C. (eds.), 2002 The art of Tracey Emin London: Thames & Hudson
  18. McTighe, Monica E. Framed spaces : photography and memory in contemporary installation art (Interfaces: Studies in Visual Culture) Dartmouth College Press, 2012
  19. Perry, Gillian, Playing at home : the house in contemporary art, London : Reaktion B Chapter 1 pp 34 -57    
  20. Pollock, G. 2000: Nichsapha/Longing in Bracha Lichtenberg Ettinger : artworking, 1985-1999., 1985-1999 Ghent-Amsterdam: Ludion 2000
  21. Prosser, J. 2004: Light in the dark room : photography and loss Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press
  22. Ricoeur, P. 2004 Memory, History, Forgetting Chicago: University of Chicago Press
  23. Rogoff, I. 2000: Terra infirma : geography's visual culture. London: Routledge
  24. Rossington, M and Whitehead, A. (eds) 2007 Theories of memory : a reader Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press
  25. Schama, S. 1996 Landscape and Memory. London: Fontana, 1996.
  26. Sturken, M. and Cartwright, L . 2001: Practices of Looking: an Introduction to Visual Culture. Oxford, Oxford University Press.
  27. Suderberg, E. 2000 Space, site, intervention : situating installation art, Minneapolis:University of Minneapolis Press
  28. Suleiman, S. R. 1998: Exile and creativity : signposts, travelers, outsiders, backward glances. (Durham NC and London: Duke University Press, 1998.)
  29. van Alphen, E. 1997: Caught by history : Holocaust effects in contemporary art, literature, and theory, Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press
  30. Young J. 1993: The texture of memory : Holocaust memorials and meaning Yale:Yale University Press.
  31. Young, J. 2000: At memory's edge : after-images of the Holocaust in contemporary art and architecture Yale: Yale University Press, 2000.
  32. Williams, Gilda, How to write about contemporary art / Gilda Williams.London : Thames & Hudson, 2014 

This list was last updated on 27/01/2019