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Intimate Engagements: Art, Heritage and Experience at the 'Place-Ballet'

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This essay will examine the cross-overs that can increasingly be seen between archaeological research and practice, and contemporary art: artistic installation and intervention becomes archaeological, if anything other than the most literal and conservative of definitions is used; archaeological practice is performance, and like much art, the process matters more than the result - the journey more than the destination; and finally art can be used to interpret historic places and events, in some cases more effectively than conventional heritage facilities, and archaeological evidence. Here I will use a range of examples to examine how artists are archaeologists, and vice versa.

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Schofield, John (2007) Intimate Engagements: Art, Heritage and Experience at the 'Place-Ballet' International Journal of the Arts in Society, 1, (5), pp. 105-114.

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Published date: 2007
Keywords: contemporary art, contemporary archaeology, heritage, conflict

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Local EPrints ID: 46081
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/46081
ISSN: 1833-1866
PURE UUID: 429efc2b-0a08-439b-b647-e602ce4e8683

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Date deposited: 18 May 2007
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:09

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Author: John Schofield

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