9781780763712

Encounters Beyond the Gallery Relational Aesthetics and Cultural Difference

by
  • ISBN13:

    9781780763712

  • ISBN10:

    1780763719

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2015-04-30
  • Publisher: I. B. Tauris

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $35!
    Your order must be $35 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $120.00 Save up to $88.00
  • Rent Book $108.00
    Add to Cart Free Shipping

    TERM
    PRICE
    DUE

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The Rental and eBook copies of this book are not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Summary

Is it time to challenge the hegemony of Western aesthetics in the global arena of contemporary art? This book highlights the art world's repudiation of ethnic arts and argues for a pluralization of art languages. Renate Dohmen radically probes the question of whether 'Relational Aesthetics' (as articulated by the French critic Nicolas Bourriaud) can provide the conceptual tools needed to constructively address prevailing distinctions between art and those indigenous visual practices formerly called primitive art. Taking an experimental approach, Dohmen brings together the work of Rirkrit Tiravanija, the art of Tamil women, the Shipibo-Conibo of Eastern Peru and the fictitious artist Rikki T - staging the central debates within the book as performative encounters and conversations.

Author Biography

Renate Dohmen is Assistant Professor in Art History at the University of Louisiana at LaFayette, USA.
 

Table of Contents

1. Relational Aesthetics, Transversality and Alterity
2. Rirkrit Tirivanija and Cultural Alterity
3. The Raw and the Cooked in Common Places
4. 'Ricki T' and 'Curator C'
5. Voices: Dossier of texts on Shipibo-Conibo Designs
6. Itinerant Thoughts

Rewards Program

Write a Review