Belonging and Globalisation: Critical Essays in Contemporary Art and Culture
This collection brings together leading voices involved in shaping the artistic and cultural scenes outside the Western mainstream. Focusing on the concept of belonging, the varied contributors examine responses to the challenges posed by globalization.
The essays explore place and nomadism, national identity and transcultural expression, including the use of signs and metaphor. The contributors reveal how artists from traditional societies find in their cultural heritage the basis of creative expression.
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Editor: Boullata, Kamal
Saqi Books, London/Beirut, 2008
18 x 23 cm
Essays - Art and Culture - Globalization
Kamal Boullata is a visual artist and writer. He is the author of Recovery of Place: A Study of Contemporary Palestinian Art (in Arabic, 2000) and the forthcoming Palestinian Art: 1850–2005 (Saqi Books). - contemporary art produced outside the bounds of dominant cultural circuits responds to the challenge posed by globalisation, edited by Kamal Boullata.