Repetition and distance in ASCO’s fotonovelas

Paloma Checa Gismero


This essay analyzes the fotonovelas produced by the Los Angeles based group ASCO in the early 1980’s, works recently claimed as key productions of later American art history. Judith Butler’s definition of the performative is taken as a point of departure for the inquiry, paying special attention to how repetition features in them as a mechanism to reformulate the genre of fotonovela.

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Performativity; genre; fotonovela; repetition; renovation;

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Re-visiones - ISSN 2143-0040
HAR2013-43016-P I+D Visualidades críticas, reescritura de las narrativas a través de las imágenes