Migration into art

Transcultural identities and art-making in a globalised world
by Anne Ring Petersen
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Publisher: Manchester University Press

Series: Rethinking Arts Histories MUP

Publication Date: January 18, 2018

ISBN: 9781526121936

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This book addresses a topic of increasing importance to artists, art historians and scholars of cultural studies, migration studies and international relations: migration as a profoundly transforming force that has remodelled artistic and art institutional practices across the world. It explores contemporary art's critical engagement with migration and globalisation as a key source for improving our understanding of how these processes transform identities, cultures, institutions and geopolitics. The author explores three interwoven issues of enduring interest: identity and belonging, institutional visibility and recognition of migrant artists, and the interrelations between aesthetics and politics, including the balancing of aesthetics, politics and ethics in representations of forced migration.