Tag Archives: Dadaism

The Abject – it’s not just about poo, blood, and body bits

What does abject mean? According to the oracle of words and their meanings (the dictionary) it means: extremely bad, unpleasant, and degrading or experienced to the maximum degree. This makes me think of Embarrassing Bodies. Why do I (and others … Continue reading

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My fellow students’ isms (in brief) – Part Two

Symbolism This ‘ism’ is all about the representation of an object or idea in symbolic form. It was a late nineteenth-century art movement of French, Belgium and Russian¬†origin. In art symbolism is related to the gothic in Romanticism. The key … Continue reading

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