标签为 “人类学” 的文章

  • Weekend Reading List: The Class Divide that Plagues the Ar …

    2018.11.23 · 发表评论

    Rereading Mark Fisher with the publication of his collected writings; Olivia Laing’s Crudo makes the NYT’s ‘100 Notable Books’ – 重新阅读马克·费希尔的作品集;奥利维亚·莱因的《鲁多》成为纽约时报的“100本名著”。

  • Complicating the Narrative of ‘Oceania’ – “大洋洲”叙 …

    2018.11.22 · 发表评论

    A week after the opening at the Royal Academy of Arts of ‘Oceania’ – an exhibition spanning the histories of the Pacific, which marks 250 years since Captain Cook’s first voyage to the region – I cradled a karetao in a nondescript London building that belongs to the British Museum. The wood was long-smoothed by hands, its markings deeply etched. In its materiality are a few clues as to where it may have come from; its easy curves are inscribed with meaning. I have seen a karetao described in English as both a ‘puppet’ and an ‘articulated marionette figure’, but the former is insufficient and the latter unnecessarily verbose. This linguistic exercise hints at a wider problem of how inadequate language can be at translating cultural nuance.  – 在“大洋洲”皇家艺术学院开幕一周后,我在属于大英博物馆的一座不具名的伦敦建筑中摇篮。大洋洲皇家艺术学院是横跨太平洋历史的展览,标志着库克船长首次航行250年。木头被手抚平了,它的痕迹深深地被腐蚀了。其实质上是关于它可能来自何处的一些线索;它的简单曲线刻有含义。我看到一个用英语描述的卡雷托既是“木偶”又是“有铰链的木偶”,但是前者是不够的,后者不必要地冗长。这种语言学练习暗示了一个更广泛的问题,即语言在翻译文化细微差别方面可能存在多大的不足。

  • 山海异兽——邱黯雄 (个展)

    2018.11.02 · 发表评论

    2017年甫完成《新山海经》系列动画电影,艺术家邱黯雄将于2018年11月8日,携全新作品《新山海经 异兽录》系列,登场现代传播集团位于上海的画廊——现代艺术基地(MAB)。

  • 弗朗西斯·埃利斯——消耗 (个展)

    2018.10.24 · 发表评论

    上海外滩美术馆于2018年11月9日到2019年2月24日举办比利时艺术家弗朗西斯·埃利斯(Francis Alÿs)在中国的首次大型个展——“消耗”,本次展览由长谷川祐子(Yuko Hasegawa)策划。

  • The Best of London's September Exhibitions – 伦 …

    2018.10.21 · 发表评论

    As the summer comes to a close, we shuffle back indoors to replenish in the soothing shadows; switch on the neon lights and/or projectors, print out press releases, and settle in for a new season of shows. – 夏天快要结束了,我们拖着脚步回到室内,在柔和的阴影中补充能量;打开霓虹灯和/或投影仪,打印新闻稿,安顿下来迎接新一季的节目。

  • One Take: Luke Willis Thompson ‘_Human’ – 一个拍摄: …

    2018.10.19 · 发表评论

    The final line of Frantz Fanon’s impassioned anti-colonial book, Peau noire, masques blancs (Black Skin, White Masks, 1952), is rendered, in English, as follows: ‘O my body, make of me always a man who questions!’ 1 Published in the same year that the term Third World was coined by anthropologist Alfred Sauvy, Fanon’s closing prayer forged a new link between anatomy and the destiny of those that Europe colonized, whose bodies were trafficked into bondage. Routing a sense of corporeal novelty through his own vexed identification with manhood, Fanon’s prayer undermines any attempt to privilege normative masculinity. In asking his body to make of him ‘a man who questions’, Fanon sets himself in opposition to the colonial father who expects a body to mutely follow. As we continue to reckon with the malignant colour-coded hierarchies that we have inherited from slavery and colonialism, so Fanon’s declaration echoes. His term for this legacy’s lingering presence upon the body, ‘a racial epidermal schema’ 2, remains a crucial theoretical phrase for working through our own era, one in which, as cultural theorist Paul Gilroy notes: ‘screens rather than lenses now mediate the pursuit of bodily truths.’ 3 – 弗朗茨·法农充满激情的反殖民主义著作《黑色的珠儿,白色的面具》(黑皮肤,白色的面具,1952)的最后一行用英语写道:“我的身体,让我永远成为一个有问题的人!”同年,人类学家阿尔弗雷德·索维(Alfred Sauvy)创造了“第三世界”这个术语,法农的闭幕式祈祷在解剖学与欧洲殖民者的命运之间建立了新的联系,欧洲殖民者的尸体被贩卖成奴隶。范农的祈祷通过自己对男性身份的烦恼认同,消除了肉体上的新奇感,削弱了任何赋予男性规范特权的企图。在要求他的身体使他成为一个“有问题的人”时,法农把自己置于殖民地父亲的对立中,他希望一个身体默默地跟随他。当我们继续考虑我们从奴隶制和殖民主义中继承下来的恶性的颜色编码等级制度时,范农的宣言引起了共鸣。他对这种遗留物在身体上挥之不去的存在“种族表皮图式”2,仍然是贯穿我们这个时代的关键理论用语,正如文化理论家保罗·吉尔罗伊指出的那样,在这个理论用语中,“屏幕,而不是镜头,现在调解了对身体真理的追求。”

  • Eye in the Sky: What a Surveillance Blimp in Amish Country …

    2018.10.19 · 发表评论

    On 28 October 2015, a US military surveillance blimp rampaged across rural Pennsylvania after breaking its tether above Maryland  – 2015年10月28日,一艘美国军用侦察飞艇在马里兰州上空打破束缚,横扫宾夕法尼亚州的农村地区。

  • A Guide to Brussels Gallery Weekend – 布鲁塞尔画廊周 …

    2018.10.18 · 发表评论

    ‘Wiggle’ Galerie Greta Meert 7 September – 20 OctoberUnfurling across Galerie Greta Meert’s three floors, ‘Wiggle’ showcases the work of 15 international artists who use sculpture to interrogate the notion of materiality beyond simple denotation. Donald Judd uses stacks and blocks to create non-referential works of art while Terry Adkins assembles locally found objects such as musical instruments and reintroduces them as resounding installations. Katinka Bock experiments with natural materials, using clay ceramic liquid and webbing to articulate thoughts on history and geography and on the other end of the spectrum, Diane Simpson’s work transfigures clothing, furniture and industrial architecture into sculptures that are an observation of the architectonic vs. the domestic. Countering painter Ad Reinhardt’s modernist joke that a sculpture is a thing that you ‘bump into while you back up to look at a painting’, the group show pushes back against convention, giving the form more leeway than tradition has previously allowed. – “摇摆”

  • The Privilege and Fragility in Melania Trump’s Colonial Co …

    2018.10.18 · 发表评论

    E. M. Forster’s 1924 novel A Passage to India hinges on a dramatic scene that takes place deep in the fictitious Marabar Caves. The young Englishwoman, Adela Quested, escorted to the caves on an excursion led by the Muslim physician, Dr. Aziz, experiences an attack, panics, and flees. When the distraught Quested is found among the hills, she’s described as ‘practically done for – her helmet off.’ While Forster leaves the truth of what happened in the caves intentionally vague, the rest of the novel reckons with the accusation leveled at Dr. Aziz that he attempted to assault her. A trial ensues, laying bare the fragile ties holding the English and the natives together. – E.M.福斯特的1924部小说《印度之行》是一个戏剧性的场景,发生在虚拟的马拉巴尔洞穴深处。年轻的英国妇女阿德拉·奎斯特德在穆斯林医生阿齐兹医生的带领下前往洞穴探险,她经历了一次袭击、恐慌和逃亡。当在山间发现奎斯特德心烦意乱时,她被形容为“几乎完成了——摘掉了头盔”。虽然福斯特故意模糊了洞穴里发生的事情的真相,但小说的其余部分还是根据对阿齐兹博士的指控来推测,他企图袭击阿齐兹。给她打电话。随后,英国人和土著人之间的脆弱关系暴露在一起。