Derrida Reframed by K. Malcolm Richards
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Derrida Reframed
By K. Malcolm Richards

Derrida Reframed

Interpreting Key Thinkers for the Arts

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Derrida Reframed by K. Malcolm Richards

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Are your students baffled by Baudrillard? Dazed by Deleuze? Confused by Kristeva? Other beginners' guides can feel as impenetrable as the original texts to students who 'think in images'. "Contemporary Thinkers Reframed" instead uses the language of the arts to explore the usefulness in practice of complex ideas. Short, contemporary and accessible, these lively books utilise actual examples of artworks, films, television shows, works of architecture, fashion and even computer games to explain and explore the work of the most commonly taught thinkers. Conceived specifically for the visually minded, the series will prove invaluable to students right across the visual arts.'Deconstruction' is touted in every visual area from architecture to fashion, yet few really understand what Derrida's notorious concept means, much less his elusive idea of 'differance'. In fact Derrida's work can seem almost impenetrable. This guide explains Derrida's key concepts through examples from across the whole spectrum of the arts, looking at the work of architects such as Bernard Tschumi and Daniel Libeskind, fashion designers such as Ann Demeulemeister and at the work of artists as varied as Kara Walker, Yinka Shonibare MBE, Rachel Whiteread and Jeff Wall. Showing what Derrida's work really 'means' in practice, this short guide makes this thinker's complex work accessible to a wider public.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781845115463
ISBN-10: 1845115465
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 13mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: I.B.Tauris
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - K. Malcolm Richards

K. Malcom Richards is Senior Lecturer at Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

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