Susan Sontag Notes On 'Camp' - University of California.
Susan Sontag’s 1964 essay Notes on Camp is the inspiration for the 2019 Metropolitan Museum of Art gala and accompanying exhibition. In it, the late writer and filmmaker wrote: “To snare a.
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This past week, the Met Gala celebrated Susan Sontag’s famous essay “Notes on Camp” by theming their red carpet event “Camp: Notes on Fashion.” Most of the outfits on display were mediocre, pale imitations of the camp sensibility. Sontag defines camp as follows: “Camp is a certain mode of aestheticism. It is one way of seeing the world as an aesthetic phenomenon.”.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art just announced the theme of next year’s Met Gala and accompanying Costume Institute exhibition, The New York Times reports. It’s “Camp: Notes on Fashion,” a.
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The essay is: Notes on 'Camp'- Sontag's famous 1964 piece. The essay has aged poorly but the concept is as relevant as ever. Camp was something new in the US at the time. Today its commonplace and we think of it as consuming entertainment ironically. Since the time of this essay the camp sensibility gained a wide following and camp films have become an ironic enjoyment of US film audiences.