Belonging and Globalisation: Critical Essays in Contemporary Art & Culture

Belonging and Globalisation: Critical Essays in Contemporary Art & Culture

by Kamal Boullata (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780863566660
Publisher: Saqi Books
Publication date: 04/01/2008
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

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: Discontinuities and Resistance, 1845-2005. He co-edited with Mirène Ghossein If Only the Sea Could Sleep (2003) and with Kathy Engel, We Begin Here: Poems for Palestine and Lebanon.

Table of Contents

Foreword     9
Sharing a Meaning: An Introduction   Kamal Boullata     11
Critical Perspectives     23
History of My Face   Khaled Mattawa     25
Borders (and Boarders) of Art: Notes from a Foreign Land   Frederick N. Bohrer     27
The Globalisation of Art   Achille Bonito Oliva     41
Belonging and Not Belonging   Laymert Garcia dos Santos     49
Where Here Is Elsewhere   Jean Fisher     61
In Defence of Metaphor   Elias Khoury     75
Spheres, Cities, Transitions: International Perspectives on Art and Culture   Gerardo Mosquera     85
Prospectives for a New Classicality   Boris Brollo     95
Notes on Globalisation, National Identities, and the Production of Signs   Nicolas Bourriaud     101
The States of the Strait   Nadia Tazi     109
Beginning with Edward Said   Joseph A. Massad     119
The Sharjah Experiment     131
The 7th Sharjah Biennial   Hoor Al Qasimi     133
A Place to Go   Jack Persekian     137
Unfolding Identities   Ken Lum     147
More than a Feeling: Issues ofCuratorial Criteria   Tirdad Zolghadr     153
Contributors     159
Bibliography     165

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