We Roma: A Critical Reader in Contemporary Art by Daniel BakerWe Roma: A Critical Reader in Contemporary Art by Daniel Baker

We Roma: A Critical Reader in Contemporary Art

EditorDaniel Baker, Maria HlavajovaText bySalman Rushdie

Paperback | March 31, 2014

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Merging theoretical models derived from anthropology and from contemporary art discourse, We Roma: A Critical Reader in Contemporary Art looks at the Roma (i.e. Romany, or gypsy) lifestyle and examines its resonances with current civic and artistic concerns. As social and economic injustice extends from the historically marginalized to the "99 percent," this volume takes ideas from gypsy culture and the pioneering work of anthropologist Alfred Gell to propose alternative modes of existence for the disenfranchised. It contains both old and new writing by artists, theorists and activists of both Roma and non-Roma origin: Albert Atkin, Huub van Baar, Zygmunt Bauman, Delaine & Damian James le Bas, Ethel Brooks, Agnes Daróczi, Tony Gatlif & Cécile Kovacshazy, Ian Hancock, Sanja Ivekovic, Timea Junghaus, Irit Rogoff, Regina Römhild & Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung, Salman Rushdie and Mike Sell.
Salman Rushdie was born in India on June 19, 1947. He was raised in Pakistan and educated in England. His novels include Grimus, The Satanic Verses, Haroun and the Sea of Stories, The Moor's Last Sigh, The Ground Beneath Her Feet, Fury, Shalimar the Clown, The Enchantress of Florence, and Luka and the Fire of Life. His non-fiction work...
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Title:We Roma: A Critical Reader in Contemporary ArtFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 6.5 × 4.5 × 0.68 inPublished:March 31, 2014Publisher:Valiz/BAK, UtrechtLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9077288163

ISBN - 13:9789077288160

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