Insurgent Aesthetics
  • Author : Ronak K. Kapadia
  • Release Date : 25 October 2019
  • Publisher : Art History Publication Initia
  • Genre : Art
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 13 : 1478003715

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Book excerpt: Ronak K. Kapadia examines multimedia visual art by artists from societies besieged by the US War on Terror, showing how their art offers queer feminist critiques of US global warfare that forge new aesthetic and social alliances with which to sustain critical opposition to the global war machine.

Insurgent Aesthetics

Insurgent Aesthetics

Author : Ronak K. Kapadia
Publisher : Art History Publication Initia
Genre : Art
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Ronak K. Kapadia examines multimedia visual art by artists from societies besieged by the US War on Terror, showing how their art offers queer feminist critiques of US global warfare that forge new aesthetic and social alliances with which to sustain critical opposition to the global war machine....

Insurgent Aesthetics

Insurgent Aesthetics

Author : Ronak K. Kapadia
Publisher : Duke University Press
Genre : Social Science
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In Insurgent Aesthetics Ronak K. Kapadia theorizes the world-making power of contemporary art responses to US militarism in the Greater Middle East. He traces how new forms of remote killing, torture, confinement, and surveillance have created a distinctive post-9/11 infrastructure of racialized state violence. Linking these new forms of violence ...

Insurgent Imaginations

Insurgent Imaginations

Author : Auritro Majumder
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book illustrates how internationalist writers marginalized the West and placed the non-Western regions in a new center....

Insurgent Truth

Insurgent Truth

Author : Lida Maxwell
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Genre : Philosophy
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When Chelsea Manning was arrested in May 2010 for leaking massive amounts of classified Army and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks, she was almost immediately profiled by the mainstream press as a troubled person: someone who had experienced harassment due to her sexual orientation and gender non-conformity, and who leaked documents not ...

The Naked Blogger of Cairo

The Naked Blogger of Cairo

Author : Marwan M. Kraidy
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Genre : Social Science
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Across the Arab world, protesters voiced dissent through slogans, graffiti, puppetry, videos, and satire that called for the overthrow of dictatorial regimes. Investigating what drives people to risk everything to express themselves in rebellious art, Marwan M. Kraidy uncovers the creative insurgency at the heart of the Arab uprisings of 2010–2012....

The ABC of the OPT

The ABC of the OPT

Author : Orna Ben-Naftali,Michael Sfard,Hedi Viterbo
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Genre : Law
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A lexicon of the legal, administrative, and military terms and concepts central to the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian Territories....

Insurgent Social Studies

Insurgent Social Studies

Author : Natasha Hakimali Merchant,Sarah B. Shear,Wayne Au
Publisher : Stylus Publishing, LLC
Genre : Education
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Social studies education over its hundred-year history has often focused on predominantly white and male narratives. This has not only been detrimental to the increasingly diverse population of the U.S., but it has also meant that social studies as a field of scholarship has systematically excluded and marginalized the ...

InsUrgent Media from the Front

InsUrgent Media from the Front

Author : Stephen Charbonneau,Chris Robé
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Political Science
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In the 1940s, it was 16 mm film. In the 1980s, it was handheld video cameras. Today, it is cell phones and social media. Activists have always found ways to use the media du jour for quick and widespread distribution. InsUrgent Media from the Front takes a look at activist media ...

AFRICOBRA

AFRICOBRA

Author : Wadsworth A. Jarrell
Publisher : Duke University Press
Genre : Art
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Formed on the South Side of Chicago in 1968 at the height of the civil rights, Black power, and Black arts movements, the AFRICOBRA collective created a new artistic visual language rooted in the culture of Chicago's Black neighborhoods. The collective's aesthetics, especially the use of vibrant color, capture the rhythmic ...

A Theory of the Drone

A Theory of the Drone

Author : Grégoire Chamayou
Publisher : New Press, The
Genre : Philosophy
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Drone warfare has raised profound ethical and constitutional questions both in the halls of Congress and among the U.S. public. Not since debates over nuclear warfare has American military strategy been the subject of discussion in living rooms, classrooms, and houses of worship. Yet as this groundbreaking new work ...

Insurgent Encounters

Insurgent Encounters

Author : Jeffrey S. Juris,Alex Khasnabish
Publisher : Duke University Press
Genre : Social Science
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Politically engaged ethnographers examine the dynamics of contemporary transnational social movements, challenging dominant understandings of social transformation, political possibility, knowledge production, and the relation between intellectual labor and sociopolitical activism....

Images of War in Contemporary Art

Images of War in Contemporary Art

Author : Uroš Cvoro,Kit Messham-Muir
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Genre : Art
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In Images of War in Contemporary Art, Uroš Cvoro and Kit Messham-Muir mount a challenge to the dominance of theoretical tropes of trauma, affect, and emotion that have determined how we think of images of war and terror for the last 20 years. Through analyses of visual culture from contemporary "war ...

Raced to Death in 1920s Hawai i

Raced to Death in 1920s Hawai i

Author : Jonathan Y Okamura
Publisher : University of Illinois Press
Genre : Social Science
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On September 18, 1928, Myles Yutaka Fukunaga kidnapped and brutally murdered ten-year-old George Gill Jamieson in Waikîkî. Fukunaga, a nineteen-year-old nisei, or second-generation Japanese American, confessed to the crime. Within three weeks, authorities had convicted him and sentenced him to hang, despite questions about Fukunaga's sanity and a deeply flawed defense ...

Without History

Without History

Author : Jose Rabasa
Publisher : University of Pittsburgh Press
Genre : History
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Rabasa offers new interpretations of the meaning of history from indigenous perspectives and develops the concept of a communal temporality that is not limited by time, but rather exists within the individual, community, and culture as a living knowledge that links both past and present. Rabasa recalls the works of ...