Migrations, Arts and Postcoloniality in the Mediterranean

1st Edition

Celeste Ianniciello

Routledge
Published May 4, 2018
Reference - 94 Pages - 12 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138479609 - CAT# K348679
Series: Routledge Focus on Art History and Visual Studies

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Summary

This book is focused on the transcultural memory of the Mediterranean region and the different ways it is articulated by contemporary art practices and museum projects linked to migrations, exile, diaspora and transnationality. The artistic and curatorial examples analysed in this study articulate a critical relationship between the cultural representations and the sense of heritage, property and belonging, offering the opportunity of a more problematic and stimulating vision of the preservation of the European arts, traditions and histories. Artists and projects examined include the project Porto M in Lampedusa, Zineb Sedira, Ursula Biemann, Lara Baladi, Mona Hatoum, Emily Jacir, Kader Attia and Walid Raad.

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