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Publication that emerged from, and was inspired by, an exhibition held across Southampton’s John Hansard Gallery and SeaCity Museum in 2014.
This is the first anthology to bring together artist's writings and conversations about queer practice, describing and examining the ways in which they have used the concept of queer as a site of political and institutional critique, as a framework to develop new families and histories, as a spur to action and as a basis from which to declare inassimilable difference.
This book and the exhibition launched with it represent a powerful exploration in both image and text of the impact of the AIDS crisis. Different voices reveal the profound inadequacies in our attitudes to disease.
A look at how those outside the racial and sexual mainstream negotiate majority culture—not by aligning themselves with or against exclusionary works but rather by transforming these works for their own cultural purposes. Muñoz calls this process “disidentification,” and through a study of its workings, he develops a new perspective on minority performance, survival, and activism.
Beginning with discussions of the pioneering generation of artists such as Ronald Moody, Aubrey Williams and Frank Bowling, Chambers candidly discusses the problems and progression of several generations, including contemporary artists such as Steve McQueen, Chris Ofili and Yinka Shonibare.
Contribution by Alexandrina Hemsley for FANON Now – on the legacy of Mirage: Enigmas Of Race, Difference & Desire. The event brought together David A Bailey, artists from the original Mirage project, and artists from subsequent generations, to reflect on the contemporary moment in relation to structural violence, de-colonising culture and relations, and the power of aesthetics and its explorations of complex formations of racial identities.
Contribution by Jamila Johnson Small for FANON Now – on the legacy of Mirage: Enigmas Of Race, Difference & Desire. The event brought together David A Bailey, artists from the original Mirage project, and artists from subsequent generations, to reflect on the contemporary moment in relation to structural violence, de-colonising culture and relations, and the power of aesthetics and its explorations of complex formations of racial identities.
This publication explores the current economic infrastructure supporting visual arts in the UK and its impact on individual artists and their capacity to make art.
Special issue on theatre and the public space. Bilingual edition in French and English.
An intellectual biography of artist and filmmaker Isaac Julien , looking at key moments in his career and discussing the influences that shaped them. Contributors: Cynthia Rose, Paul Gilroy, Kobena Mercer, B. Ruby Rich, bell hooks, Giuliana Bruno, Christine Van Assche, Laura Mulvey, Stuart Hall.
The work of Sonia Boyce encourages and challenges us to ask what it means to be a black woman artist in a hierarchical art world, and to confront questions surrounding inter-racial relations in a society where cultural identities condense around myths of nationhood.
Commissioned by the Live Art Development Agency this collection of videos collated into a DVD represents and illustrates Live Art practices informed by questions of cultural identity within critical and historical frameworks. DVD-PAL produced and edited by Liza Cazzato-Vieyra, 16:9, 90 minutes – see D1050. Accompanying essay/booklet by David A Bailey , 14 pages, 14cm x 19cm – see P1081.