The dirtying of David: transgression, affect, and the potential space of art

@article{Addison2011TheDO,
  title={The dirtying of David: transgression, affect, and the potential space of art},
  author={Nicholas Addison},
  journal={Emotion, Space and Society},
  year={2011},
  volume={4},
  pages={172-179}
}
Transgression assumes the crossing of a boundary, a broken line which is either shored-up or redrawn in response; it thus marks an in-between state signalling danger, a pollution of the established order. Calling on the work of Bataille I investigate a two-fold instance of transgression by school students and their art and design teacher in which the sexualisation and violence perpetrated on the human figure through, respectively, drawing and sculpture signals one such breach. I examine the… Expand
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