• Title: Terra Infirma
  • Author: Irit Rogoff
  • ISBN: 9780415096164
  • Page: 494
  • Format: Paperback
  • Terra Infirma In an age of ethnic cleansing and forced migration of contested borders and nations in turmoil how have issues of place and identity and of belonging and exclusion been represented in visual cultu
    In an age of ethnic cleansing and forced migration, of contested borders and nations in turmoil, how have issues of place and identity, and of belonging and exclusion, been represented in visual culture In this work, Irit Rogoff examines geography s truth claims and signifying practices, arguing that geography is a language in crisis, unable to represent the immense changIn an age of ethnic cleansing and forced migration, of contested borders and nations in turmoil, how have issues of place and identity, and of belonging and exclusion, been represented in visual culture In this work, Irit Rogoff examines geography s truth claims and signifying practices, arguing that geography is a language in crisis, unable to represent the immense changes that have taken place in a post colonial, post communist, post migratory world She uses the work of international contemporary artists to explore how art in the 20th century has confronted and challenged issues of identity and belonging Rogoff s study takes in painting, installation art, film and video by a wide range of artists including Charlotte Salomon, Ana Mendieta, Joshua Neustein, Yehoshua Glotman, Mona Hatoum, Hans Haacke, Ashley Bickerton, Alfredo Jaar and Guillermo Gomez Pena.

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