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Sourcing the Self

Debating the Relations between Language and Consciousness


Kathy Pitt

Contents: Social labels and inner needs: constructionist theories of identity and fragmented self – Language and the layering of consciousness: the British artists Dave, Dee, Frank, Polly and Sam’s talk about the creative processes and meta-reality theory – The emotional dimension of being, cultural constructions and creative commitment – The production of difference and solidarity through the visual art practices of education and galleries and media discourse – Constructing time and space for self within personal relations – Locating the boundaries of self and other: self realisation and interdependence.