(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2014)

Document title

Disrupting air power : performativity and the unsettling of geopolitical frames through artworks

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

(1) School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, Newcastle Univ., Newcastle upon Tyne, ROYAUME-UNI


This article examines performativity and the unsettling of geopolitical frames through artworks. Beginning with her book project, ‘All the world's fighter planes’ (2004) and moving through the British artist Fiona Banner’s Duveens project to the military aircraft-related work ‘Tornado’ (2010), it argues that Banner's work illustrates the utility of the concept of disruption; going beyond simply raising questions about our engagements with military aircraft, to actively disrupting our encounters with and understandings of these objects and thus popular representations of air power


Article of periodic

published at : Political geography / ISSN 0962-6298

Editor : Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford - ROYAUME-UNI (1992)

Millesime : 2014, vol. 42 [pp. 12-22]

Bibliographic references : 5 p.

Collation : 3 phot.



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