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CON-TACTO : le contact comme pratique artistique

Abstract : Many recent artistic projects explore the encounter between the artist and his audience. Interconnecting creation and analysis, this thesis studies contact as a gesture of creation-workmanship with another. Thanks to the ties that bind touch, body, tact, strangers and family, with support from (Asian and Native American) traditional philosophies, we realize that, while our society promotes individualism and consumerism, coming back to the gesture of contact offers a different way of experimenting art -and life- white respecting both the other and oneself. Therefore, interdependency can be viewed as a rule of life in community, and contact as a "mean/cure" to alleviate, improve or heal disharmony in our interactions with the outside world. Through experience of the body and of conscious touch (tactile or relational), my project, Con-facto, unveils a new esthetic based upon the idea of beauty, harmony and balance in "being with".
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Laura Tristan Flores. CON-TACTO : le contact comme pratique artistique. Art et histoire de l'art. Université Panthéon-Sorbonne - Paris I, 2017. Français. ⟨NNT : 2017PA01H300⟩. ⟨tel-01668598⟩



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