• Art
  • Published 2013

Visions of enchantment: Fictions of intimacy within contemporary art

@inproceedings{Barber2013VisionsOE,
  title={Visions of enchantment: Fictions of intimacy within contemporary art},
  author={Je Barber},
  year={2013}
}
The research seeks to create an innovative hyper femme vision of enchantment within contemporary installation art by exploiting the magical and vicarious pleasure of perfume bottles. The study proposes that hedonistic and ‘conspicuous’ feminine content acts to incite prevailing socio-cultural ideas concerning appropriate expressions of sexuality. Through the creation of an explicitly feminine mode of enchantment the aim is to progress pluralistic perceptions of gender and tolerance of… CONTINUE READING