Item description for The Unhomely: Phantom Scenes in Global Society by Okwui Enwezor...
Focusing on the contemporary confluence of aesthetics and politics, The Unhomely: Phantom Scenes in Global Society is concerned with the complexities of intimacy, proximity, antagonism, and renews. Published in conjunction with the Second International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Seville (Biacs 2), The Unhomely: Phantom Scenes in Global Society functions as more than simply a catalog for the exhibition. The book features essays by Judith Butler, Okwui Enwezor, Martin Heidegger, Thomas Keenan, Achilles Mbembe, Retort, Alberto Ruiz de Samaniego, Terry Smith, and Ruti Teitel, as well as featuring images from the artwork of the ninety-one artists featured in the biennial. Focusing on the contemporary confluence of aesthetics and politics, The Unhomely: Phantom Scenes in Global Society is concerned with the complexities of intimacy, proximity, antagonism, and renews the call for neighborliness in the present condition. Edited by Okwui Enwezor, Artistic Director of Biacs 2.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.3" Width: 6.6" Height: 1.1" Weight: 2.75 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2006
ISBN 8493487937 ISBN13 9788493487935
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More About Okwui Enwezor
Carlos Basualdo is Curator of Contemporary Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Ivan Vladislavic has written and edited several nonfiction works on apartheid and art. Gabriele Guercio has written works on modern and contemporary art as well as the history of art theory. Okwui Enwezor is Dean of Academic Affairs and Senior Vice President at San Francisco Art Institute.
Okwui Enwezor currently resides in the state of Illinois.