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Non-representational Geographies of Therapeutic Art Making : Thinking Through Practice (Hardcover)

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Utilising non-representational theories and practice-led research methods, this book serves to reclaim therapeutics as ecological, spatial and material. It examines the sites and performances of a wide range of therapeutic art practices, including painting and drawing, dance movement therapy, fibre art, subterranean graffiti practice, and poetic permaculture. In doing so it provides an important assessment of the role and status of therapy in contemporary life.

A highly interdisciplinary text, Boyd’s research is informed by a thorough reading of post-structural theory including contemporary feminism, Guattari’s ethico-aesthetic paradigm, Whitehead’s process-oriented ontology, and Deleuze’s writing on sense and the event. This innovative study will prove essential for scholars and practitioners of cultural geography, socially-engaged art, therapeutic studies, and occupational therapy.

Genre: Social Science, Medical
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Candice Boyd
Language: English
Street Date: December 15, 2016
TCIN: 51717195
UPC: 9783319462851
Item Number (DPCI): 248-29-2633
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