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Transnationalism, activism, art / edited by Kit Dobson and Áine McGlynn
Toronto, ON : University of Toronto Press, ©2013
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Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HM1271 .T739 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Transnationalism
Social movements
Arts, Modern -- 21st century
Arts and globalization
World politics -- 21st century
Physical Description viii, 242 pages ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references
Contents 1 Manhattanism and Future Cities: Some Provocations on Art and New Urban Forms / Imre Szeman -- 2 Mumbai, Slumbai: Transnationalism and Postcolonialism in Urban Slums / Kelly Miverva -- 3 Ends of Culture / Jeff Derksen -- 4 Transnational Culture: An Interview with Graham Huggan / Sam Knowles -- 5 The Translegality of Digital Nonspace: Digital Counter-Power and Its Representation / Nick Morwood -- 6 Queers without Borders? On the Impossibilities of 'Queer Citizenship' and the Promise of Transnational Aesthetic Mutiny / Melissa Autumn White -- 7 Outernational Transmission: The Politics of Activism in Electronic Dance Music / Prasad Bidaye -- 8 Transnational Indigenous Feminism: An Interview with Lee Miracle / -- 9 This Is What Democracy Looks Like? or, The Art of Opposition / Kirsty Robertson -- 10 Transnationalizing the Rhythm / Remastering the National Dance: The Politics of Black Performance in Contemporary Cinema of the Americas / Deonne N. Minto -- 11 Author as Metabrand in the Postcolonial UK: Booking Daljit Nagra / Sarah Brouillette
Summary "Banksy is known worldwide for his politically subversive works of art, but he is far from the only artist whose creations are infused with internationally relevant, activist themes. How else can the arts help activate citizen participation in social justice movements? Moreover, what is the role of culture in a globalizing world?
Transnationalism, Activism, Art goes beyond Banksy by investigating how the three complementary political, social, and cultural phenomena listed in the title interact in the twenty-first century. Renowned and emerging critics use current theory on cultural production and politics to illuminate case studies of various media, including film, literature, visual art, and performance, in their multiple manifestations, from electronic dance music to Wikileaks to bestselling poetry collections. By addressing how these artistic media are used to enact citizen participation in social justice movements, the volume makes important connections between such participation and scholarly study of globalization and transnationalism."--Pub. desc
NOTE 534570
Alternate Author Dobson, Kit, 1979-
McGlynn, Áine

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