Art and Visibility in Migratory Culture: Conflict, Resistance, and Agency

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This book explores the idea that art can enact small-scale resistances against the status quo in the social domain. These acts, which we call "little resistances," determine the limited yet potentially powerful political impact of art. From different angles, seventeen authors consider the spaces where art events occur as "political spaces," and explore how such spaces host events of disagreements in migratory culture. The newly coined word "migratory" refers to the sensate traces of the movements of migration that ...

Art and Visibility in Migratory Culture: Conflict, Resistance, and Agency 2011, Editions Rodopi B.V., Leiden

ISBN-13: 9789042032637

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