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Under the SkinFeminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today$
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Ceren Özpınar and Mary Kelly

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780197266748

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: May 2021

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197266748.001.0001

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Notes on Tending Feminist Methodologies

Notes on Tending Feminist Methodologies

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(p.131) 9 Notes on Tending Feminist Methodologies
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Under the Skin
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Jessica Gerschultz

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British Academy
DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197266748.003.0010

This chapter reflects on feminist methodologies for research on women artists and art forms that are both feminised and racialised, existing on the fringes of art historical scholarship. The author’s recent work on women's weaving and fibre art sketches a productive pathway for crafting analytical approaches to asymmetrical relationships. Employing Sara Ahmed's writing on feminist sensations, citational relations, and the analogy of a 'wall', the chapter considers underlying reasons for the continued marginal status of women artists, 'feminine' space, and 'craft' production. Focal points of feminist labour include locating archival and artistic records, contending with their relative inaccessibility, invisibility, and vulnerability, and cultivating essential relationships around these materials. If tended to, these records and collaborative relationships yield an exciting picture and scholarship of care that work to destabilise hegemonic art histories.

Keywords:   Archives, Safia Farhat, Feminism, Fiber Art, Handicraft, Lausanne Biennials, Methodologies, Tapestry, Wissa Wassef, Women Artists

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