n De Arte - Image, text and figure : Lyotard, Heidegger and Body 11: Sublimation
|Article Title||Image, text and figure : Lyotard, Heidegger and Body 11: Sublimation|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Publication Date||Sep 2003|
|Pages||36 - 49|
|Keyword(s)||University of Port Elizabeth|
In distinctive ways, Lyotard and Heidegger enable one to understand the unusual interplay between texts and images, or language and iconography, encountered in installation art. In this article, Lyotard's notion of figure and Heidegger's figure of the fourfold are employed to come to grips with the multi-installation, Body 11: Sublimation, presented at the 2002 Klein Karoo National Arts Festival (KKNK) in Oudtshoorn.
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