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Art, Activism, and Oppositionality

Essays from Afterimage

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        StatementDuke University Press
        PublishersDuke University Press
        LC ClassificationsDecember 1998
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 140 p. :
        Number of Pages60
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        ISBN 100822320819

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With essays that span fifteen years-roughly from Ronald Reagan's 1980 presidential win to the 1994 Republican victories in Congress, a period marked by waning public support for the arts and growing antagonism toward activist art-Art, Activism, and Oppositionality confronts issues ranging from arts patronage, pedagogy, and the very definitions of art and activism to struggles involving And Oppositionality, reproductive rights, sexuality, and racial and Oppositionality.

A strategic alignment with the disenfranchised which saw artists posing as victims of the system led this new hybrid being to adopt the mantle of the "cultural worker" and the moral rhetoric of the artist as transcendent subject. ' - from back cover. video artists watch politics on television like the rest of us". In White Men Can't Programme: The Contradictions of Multiculturalism, Darrell Moore asks "who benefits from multiculturalism?

Art, activism, and oppositionality : essays from Afterimage

The dangers of overlooking the historic specificities of oppressions are starkly laid out in Ioannis Mookas' review of the video Gay Rights, Special Rights. Witness the recent report on the murder of Stephen Lawrence and the attacks on the multicultural communities of Brixton and Brick Lane and the gay and lesbian community in Soho. Maurice Berger, Richard Bolton, Ann Cvetkovich, Coco Fusco, Brian Goldfarb, Mable Haddock, Grant H.

As an artist, she remains "wary of theory". Moving away from the rigidity of aesthetic liberalism which confines the authenticity of art within the parameters of social disengagement, he re-instates the viewing subject, "not as an anonymously transcendent subject, but as the product of particular social, economic and geographic conditions", with the power to generate new meanings Activism definitions for and Oppositionality.