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Abject Art II

The term abjection literally means “the state of being cast off”. In usage it has connotations of degradation, baseness and meanness of spirit; but has been explored in post-structuralism as that which inherently disturbs conventional identity and cultural concepts.” (Wikipedia)

Horus Rising (but do we want that), 36x36cm, 2011

Horus Rising (but do we want that), 36x36cm, 2011

Abjekt #1, 36x36cm, 2011

Abjekt #1, 36x36cm, 2011

Abjekt #5, 36x36cm, 2011

Abjekt #5, 36x36cm, 2011

Other abject art can be found here >>

More about the theory:
Kristeva, Julia. Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection. Trans. Leon S. Roudiez. New York: Columbia UP, 1982.

Abject Art

The term abjection literally means “the state of being cast off”. In usage it has connotations of degradation, baseness and meanness of spirit; but has been explored in post-structuralism as that which inherently disturbs conventional identity and cultural concepts.” (Wikipedia)

Abjekt #6, 36x36cm, 2011

Abjekt #6, 36x36cm, 2011

Abjekt #2, 36x36cm, 2011

Abjekt #2, 36x36cm, 2011

Abjekt #3, 36x36cm, 2011

Abjekt #3, 36x36cm, 2011

Abjekt #4, 36x36cm, 2011

Abjekt #4, 36x36cm, 2011

Other abject art can be found here >>

More about the theory:
Kristeva, Julia. Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection. Trans. Leon S. Roudiez. New York: Columbia UP, 1982.