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Visual Tactics in Intimate Spaces: Posters on Private Walls

  • Sanja Kajinić
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Abstract

This chapter is grounded in the analysis of the interviews with festival organizers, artists and visitors focusing on their perceptions of festivals’ visuality, but also in the use of visual methods, such as following the social life of visual materials as well as experimenting with photo-documentation and photo-solicitation. Concretely, my interviewees in Zagreb and Ljubljana discuss the posters they keep on their walls at home. Their interpretations, together with the photos of their home spaces they have sent me, contribute to a complex picture of the users’ creative everyday practices in dialogue with visuals and discourses articulated at the festival sites. The fleeting insight into the home spaces of festival people is meant to suggest the impact of cultural initiatives such as post-Yugoslav queer festivals on its participants in terms of their transformative potential.

Keywords

Everyday practices Posters Materiality Mobility Audience research 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanja Kajinić
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  1. 1.School of Political SciencesUniversity of BolognaForliItaly

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