Tag Archives: war

Artist: Ashkan Honarvar

Because the face is so closely tied to identity, it regularly features in the work of artists looking to engage with this theme, including in relation to corporal fragility and the disruption of identity. One artist who uses collage and … Continue reading

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New Effaced Team Publication

Many congratulations to Effaced member Suzannah Biernoff, whose latest book, Portraits of Violence: War and the Aesthetics of Disfigurement is now out with University of Michigan Press. Suzannah provided a fascinating keynote on this material for our conference, so we’ll look … Continue reading

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Kosciuszko’s Face

An interesting face that I’ve encountered this month is General Thaddeus Kosciuszko (1746–1817): Polish independence and American Revolutionary War hero, and a friend of Thomas Jefferson who left him money for the freeing of slaves. This was a name I … Continue reading

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Major Educational Resource 1914FACES2014

David H. Jones writes: Dear friends and colleagues Educational resources related to the 1914FACES2014 project have now been published, and are available online here. Please feel to download and to use these for educational purposes. Please also pass on details to … Continue reading

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