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Art, activism, and oppositionality : essays from Afterimage

Author: Grant H Kester
Publisher: Durham [NC] : Duke University Press, 1998.
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A collection of essays from the influential American journal of film, video and photography, exploring ideologies and institutions of the artworld; current media strategies for producing social change; and topics around gender, race and representation.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Art, activism, and oppositionality.
Durham [NC] : Duke University Press, 1998
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Grant H Kester
ISBN: 0822320819 9780822320814 0822320959 9780822320951
OCLC Number: 37782866
Description: vi, 318 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ongoing negotiations : Afterimage and the analysis of activist art / Grant H. Kester --
Enlightened self-interest : the avant-garde in the '80s / Richard Bolton --
White men can't program : the contradictions of multiculturalism / Darrell Moore --
Fantasies of oppositionality / Coco Fusco --
The mythology of difference : vulgar identity politics at the Whitney / Charles A. Wright, Jr. --
Theses on defunding / Martha Rosler --
Rhetorical questions : the alternative arts sector and the imaginary public / Grant H. Kester --
Whose multiculturalism? PBS, the public, and privilege / Mable Haddock and Chiquita Mullins Lee --
Video activism and critical pedagogy : sexuality at the end of the rainbow curriculum / Brian Goldfarb --
Cultural struggle and educational activism / David Trend --
Video, AIDS, and activism / Ann Cvetkovich --
Early newsreel : the construction of a political imaginary for the left / Michael Renov --
Interview with Adrian Piper / Maurice Berger --
Video and electoral appeal / Patricia Thomson --
Fetal tissue : reproductive rights and activist video / Patricia R. Zimmermann --
Olympia's maid : reclaiming Black female subjectivity / Lorraine O'Grady --
Fault lines : homophobic innovation in Gay rights, special rights / Ioannis Mookas.
Other Titles: Afterimage.
Responsibility: edited by Grant H. Kester.


Bringing together essays on activist and community-based art from the pages of "Afterimage" - one of the most influential journals in the media and visual arts fields, this title demonstrates that  Read more...


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"This collection is a real testimonial to the intelligence of the editing of Afterimage, a journal that has showcased throughtful critics and commentators for years."-Patricia Aufderheide, American Read more...

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