Affecting Art and Theory: Shame, Pride and Creative Academic Performance

Jessica Joy Cameron


In this paper, the author explores their experience of integrating art-making into the academic conference presentation. This practice moves beyond the limitations of the traditional presentation by developing a dialogue between content and form. It is also productive in transgressing the norms of white, middle-class academic decorum and transforming shame into pride.

Dans cet article, l’auteure explore son expérience de l’intégration de la création artistique dans le cadre de la conférence universitaire. Cette pratique va au-delà des limitations de la présentation traditionnelle en engageant un dialogue entre le contenu et la forme. Elle est aussi productive de par sa transgression des normes du décorum universitaire bourgeois et blanc et sa transformation de la honte en fierté.


Academia; Presentation; Performance; Art; Affect; Shame; Pride; Inter-Media; Research Methods; Psychoanalysis; Feminism

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