From the Corporeal to the Imaginative

  • Kaya BarryEmail author
  • Jondi Keane


This chapter unpacks the mobilities of increasing tourism that set up both corporeal and imaginative faculties, pointing towards the tendencies of individual desires and consumptive practices in the Anthropocene. A series of artworks are discussed that prompt corporeal, virtual, and imaginative mobilities as a way to guide a reconfiguring of the body–environment relationship. Drawing from participatory workshops with gallery visitors, the chapter explores the role of tourism and the imaginative potentials of mobility that influence and propel certain desires for movement in the Anthropocene.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural ResearchGriffith UniversityNathanAustralia
  2. 2.School of Communication and Creative ArtsDeakin UniversityBurwoodAustralia

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