Curating as critical inquiry: reframing Shirley Baker's photographs and theorising their interpretation in exhibitions

Douglas, Anna Frances ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2498-1152 (2020) Curating as critical inquiry: reframing Shirley Baker's photographs and theorising their interpretation in exhibitions. PhD thesis, University of Leeds.

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Publicly visible additional information: The thesis raises practice based issues for curators of all forms of historical content regarding strategies, methods and processes of display and interpretation, and argues for the public value of exhibitions in meeting needs for identity composure, sociality and mutuality.
Keywords: Shirley Baker, curating, photography, photographic history, photography exhibitions, post-war British photography, documentary photography, participation, knowledge co-production, dialogical art, relational art, the constituent museum, relationality, grounded theory, arts based research, crystallisation, practice based research, oral history, photo elicitation, slow looking, radial exhibitions, exhibition design, art and ethnography, autoethnography, theory of composure, cultural circuit, the cultural biography of things, ambiguity, mutuality.
Awarding institution: University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures (Leeds) > Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies (Leeds)
Identification Number/EthosID (e.g. uk.bl.ethos.123456): uk.bl.ethos.823899
Depositing User: Ms Anna Frances Douglas
Date Deposited: 12 Feb 2021 13:08
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2021 16:46

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