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Author Globalisation + Art + Cultural Difference : On the Edge of Change (July, 2001 : Sydney, NSW)

Title Complex entanglements : art, globalisation and cultural difference / edited by Nikos Papastergiadis.

Published London : Oram Press, 2003.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  700.103 Glo /0056 acn.114006    LOST AND PAID
 UniM Bail  700.103 GLOB    DUE 01-11-19
 UniM Bail  700.103 GLOB    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 244 pages ; 24 cm
Notes "This anthology draws on a conference initiated and staged by Artspace Visual Arts Centre in July 2001. The conference set out to explore the legacy and the futures of multicultural discourse for the arts ... It situated the debates on art, culture and theory within the context of globalisation. The issues emerging from the new hybrid and complex forms of cultural identity were also examined both within contemporary art practice and historical accounts of national identity ... "-from Foreword.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents South-south-south -- Alien-own/own alien: notes on globalisation and cultural difference -- Cultural translation in a globalised world -- Dreaming art -- Parallel universe, other worlds -- Towards a metaethic of shit -- Jet-lag mambo -- Performance art in a digital age -- New media, culture, identity -- Come what may : beyond the Emperor's new clothes -- Cultural identity and its boredom: transculturalism and its ecstasy -- Multicultural sites: practices of un/homeliness -- When the people take to the streets: ersatz culture's contents and discontents -- The shrinking society: ethics & hope in a era of global capitalism -- Looking back & looking forward: policies of multiculturalism & the arts in Australia.
Summary Based on a groundbreaking international conference held in Sydney, Australia, under the auspices of Artspace, this anthology explores the legacy and the future of multicultural discourses for the arts. Debates on art, culture, and theory are situated within the context of globalization. The issues arising from new hybrid and complex forms of cultural identity are examined with reference to both contemporary art practice and historical accounts of national identity. Contributors include Ricardo Dominguez, senior editor of "The Thing.Net, Coco Fusco, an interdisciplinary artist teaching at Columbia University; Sneja Gunew, professor of English and women's studies at the University of British Columbia; and Fazal Rizvi, a professor of education at the University of Illinois.
Other author Papastergiadis, Nikos, 1962-
Artspace (Sydney, N.S.W.)
Subject Computer art -- Congresses.
Performance art -- Cross-cultural studies.
Arts -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.
Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Congresses.
Globalization -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.
International economic relations -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.
Multiculturalism -- Congresses.
Multiculturalism in art -- Congresses.
Globalization -- Congresses.
Cultural policy -- Congresses.
ISBN 1854891529 (bd.)
1854891537 (paperback)