American beauty recycled : the celebrity machine

Keane, Jondi 2012, American beauty recycled : the celebrity machine, Phoenix Gallery Deakin University and SCCA Celebrity Aura conference, Melbourne, Vic..

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Title American beauty recycled : the celebrity machine
Creator(s) Keane, Jondi
Year presented 2012
Year created 2012
Material type art original
Description of artwork 1 installation and video
Publisher Phoenix Gallery Deakin University and SCCA Celebrity Aura conference
Place of publication Melbourne, Vic.
Summary This work examines the 'machine' of celebrity suggesting that the value assigned to celebrity and the function of celebrity n our society has to do with surplus desire and fluid identity. This work gtakes the video within the movie American Beauty and reframes i as an installation with gold leaf commenting on the ephemeral and trahs-lie, throw-away nature of celebrity and the way in which celebration can be extracted from the lottery of celebrity production.
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Formed part of a juried group show ("Celebrity Aura") of thirteen artists at the Phoenix Gallery, Deakin University, 10-15th December 2012. Exhibition held in conjunction with the Inaugural Celebrity Studies Conference(School of Communication and Creative Arts), 12-14 December 2012.
Language eng
Field of Research 190504 Performance and Installation Art
Socio Economic Objective 970119 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of the Creative Arts and Writing
HERDC Research category J2 Minor original creative work
ERA Research output type JO4 Original creative work - Other
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30049899

Document type: Artwork
Collection: School of Communication and Creative Arts
 
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