The Burden of Sensation and the Ethics of Form

@article{Bell2008TheBO,
  title={The Burden of Sensation and the Ethics of Form},
  author={Vikki Bell},
  journal={Theory, Culture \& Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={25},
  pages={101 - 89}
}
  • V. Bell
  • Published 1 May 2008
  • Art
  • Theory, Culture & Society
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