Portraying the Epidemic?: Cultural Reflections of AIDS in López Lage’s “Costuras del Corazón”
作者: Jodie Parys
刊名: The International Journal of the Humanities: Annual Review, 2016, Vol.14 (1), pp.1-11
来源数据库: Common Ground Research Networks
DOI: 10.18848/1447-9508/CGP/1-11
关键词: HIV/AIDSFernando López LagePaintingLatin AmericaUruguay
原始语种摘要: This article focuses specifically on visual representations of the HIV-positive body in Spanish America and how the metaphors and taboos about the disease are translated visually. I analyze the work of one artist, Fernando López Lage (Uruguay), to provide a glimpse into the visual symbolization of the disease in Spanish America and to posit questions for future research in this area. I examine how the HIV-positive body has been depicted in López Lage’s work and question the ways that the predominant social stigmas and metaphorical language surrounding AIDS have been translated visually. Several questions inform my study, including: How does the medium affect the message? Does the silence inherent in visual imagery help to perpetuate or destroy the metaphors and stereotypes that...
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  • literal 接字母顺序的
  • AIDS Acoustic Intelligence Data System
  • figurative 象征
  • silence 沉默
  • artist 能手
  • glimpse 一瞥
  • inherent 固有的
  • symbolization 符号化
  • HIV Hydraulic Isolation Valve
  • visual 可见