Gibson, Prue

University of New South Wales

Prue Gibson is a freelance art writer and the author of The Rapture of Death 2010. She is a PhD candidate (APA recipient) at SAM, UNSW.  Her creative work, Longing, is a novel and her dissertation, The Passions, investigates the aesthetics and phenomenology of love and art.


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    The phenomenological experience of art is one of embodied awareness. Now more than ever, as contemporary art becomes more interactive and immersive, our perceptions of embodiment are useful tools to gauge the efficacy of visual art as a stimulus for knowledge, new experience and expression. Art has a mimetic and interactive relationship with the world. As Schopenhauer said, “The world is my...Read more