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Mercer, Kobena, 1960-

Exiles, diasporas & strangers / Kobena Mercer.

Additional Title(s):

Exiles, diasporas and strangers

Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press ; c2008.
London ; c2008.
Iniva, Institute of International Visual Arts, c2008.
Physical Description:
224 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Reference Library
N72 G55 M47 2008 (LC)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 216-218).
Subject Terms:
Art and globalization.
Culture and globalization.
Modernism (Art) -- Cross-cultural studies.

  • Unmapped trajectories: early sculpture and architecture of a 'Nigerian' modernity / Ikem Stanley Okoye
  • The turn of the primitive: modernism, the stranger and the indigenous artist / Ruth B. Phillips
  • Aboriginal modernism in central Australia / Ian McLean
  • The artifice of modern(ist) art history / Steven Mansbach
  • Diaspora aesthetics: exploring the African diaspora in the works of Aaron Douglas, Jacob Lawrence and Jean-Michel Basquiat / Sieglinde Lemke
  • Adrian Piper, 1970-1975: exiled on main street / Kobena Mercer
  • Conceptualising 'Black' British art through the lens of exile / Amna Malik
  • Diaspora, trauma and the poetics of remembrance / Jean Fisher.