A fragment of time in the pure state:painting in search of haptic time

Harland, Beth (2009) A fragment of time in the pure state:painting in search of haptic time. Journal of Visual Art Practice, 8 (1-2). pp. 37-58. ISSN 1470-2029

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Abstract

The paper re-presents aspects of a practice-based Ph.D. in which notions of temporality within painting are researched and placed into a relation with digital imaging. The research constructs a means of theorizing process through an engagement with various conceptualisations of duration, alongside the mapping of process derived from studio notes. It proposes an approach to painting's temporality aligned with Proustian ‘time regained’ and the Deleuzian ‘time image’, and argues that a dialogue with digital imaging offers contemporary painting an expanded topography and contributes to its ability to ‘think’ time in these terms. Painting's time is viewed in relation to haptic visuality and filmic time, moving towards the proposition of a form of haptic time. These reflections are linked to various conceptions of the actual/virtual to suggest that it is through a folding of time that painting, via the digital, might make an approach to pure duration; Proust's ‘fragment of time in the pure state’.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Visual Art Practice
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1200/1213
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Departments: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts
ID Code: 66340
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 17 Sep 2013 08:05
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2020 08:36
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/66340

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