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Take care of your self : the art and cultures of care and liberation

Author: Sundus Abdul Hadi
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : Common Notions, [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
"In this book, Iraqi-Canadian artist and curator Sundus Abdul Hadi turns a critical and inventive eye to the notion of care and how it relates to struggle. In contrast to the capitalist phenomenon of self-care, Abdul Hadi chooses to locate care as a necessary practice rooted in self, community and the world, as a tool in decolonizing, empowerment and liberation. To illustrate these ideas, Abdul Hadi explores the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sundus Abdul Hadi
ISBN: 9781942173182 1942173180
OCLC Number: 1229172289
Description: 165 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Contents: Foreword, by Emily JacirPrefaceIntroductionChapter 1: Knowledge of SelfRoots / Al-nafs / On Being Iraqi / New Word OrderChapter 2: Decolonizing CareOn Care / On Teachers / Approach with Caution / The Role of the ArtistChapter 3: Decolonizing the Art WorldWe Are The Medium / The Industry / Breaking Down the Walls / Interventions / Me, We, Muhammad Ali / Minister of Culture: Emory Douglas / Narratives 63The Living Room:Images and Words by the Artists (w/ color plates)Poetry"Ode To Myself" // Soukayna"Women Pt. 1" // Jessica Powless"Untitled" // Teeanna MunroChapter 4: Curating CareCare-full Curation / Curating as Artist-Curator / Intentionality / Ceremony / The Stories in Between / Shim El Yasmine [Smell the Jasmine] / Poetry / "Taking Care of Us": The WorkshopChapter 5: SpaceSafe(r) Space? / The Challenges We Face / Behind the Scenes / Take Space, Make SpaceConclusionEpilogue: Care and the PandemicAppendix: #Arabs4BlackPower Statement / Take Care of Your Self CuratorialStatementAcknowledgementsBibliographyGlossaryIndexAbout the ArtistsAbout the AuthorAbout We Are The Medium
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Artist Sundus Abdul Hadi's reflections on self-care as a community act depicts care as crucial to creating a just society.  Read more...


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