My Research Topic – Literature Review

What sub-themes am I finding on my research topic?

  • African-American history – the importance of it; the variety of it
  • Art Historian – old and new generations
  • Creating an archive of your own work
  • Artist studies
  • Generations who interact with archives; are they targeted at anyone in particular?
  • Photography/recording
  • Memory
  • Emotion
  • Audience engagement
  • Modern archives
  • Personal Archiving (mundane, day-to-day activities)

List of key authors that are looking at my subject/keywords, examples of my theme

  • Timothy Lenoir
  • Michel Foucault
  • Jacques Derrida
  • Bettye C Thomas
  • Janet Clark
  • Hal Foster

How will I structure my review of the literature on my research topic?

  1. Summary of literature 1 (focus on highlighted sections)   }
  2. Summary of literature 2 (focus on highlighted sections)   }
  3. Summary of literature 4 (focus on highlighted sections)   }

Link together. They look at the history of art and the history within art. Cultural aspects; holding onto the past and how the future affects this.


  1. Summary of literature 3 (focus on highlighted sections)   }
  2. Summary of literature 5 (focus on highlighted sections)   }
  3. Summary of literature 6 (focus on highlighted sections)   }

Link together. Artists’ interactions with archives or their own personal created archives. The importance of archives to artists – link to history.


  1. Brief comparison of summaries’ topics – history of art/history within art and Artists’ interactions with archives/own practice.

 

 

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