Text/authors: Albert Atkin, Huub van Baar, James Le Bas & Delaine Le Bas, Zygmunt Bauman, Ethel Brooks, Àgnes Daróczi, Tony Gatlif & Cécile Kovacshazy with Alex Lykidid, Ian Hancock, Sanja Iveković, Timea Junghaus, Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung & Regina Römhild,   ..  Editors: Daniel Baker, Maria Hlavajova
isbn: 978-90-78088-78-3   ..  € 24,00  .. buy book


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We Roma: A Critical Reader in Contemporary Art inquires into the contemporary moment through Roma knowledges as they resonate within artistic and intellectual practices today. As the so-called West’s misconceptions about progress and logos inherited from the wider legacy of the modern are being unmasked through unprecedented transformative shifts in politics, society, aesthetics, and economics, how can we better understand and learn from the commonalities among the variety of
political struggles within historically marginalized communities such as Roma in Europe and in what we came to know as majority society alike? With the emblematic claim in the artistic imaginary “we Roma,” implicating within it society at large, how can we invoke the possibility of a different world and alternative futures? Artists, theorists, writers, and activists—both Roma and non-Roma—speculate on such questions and the possibility of art to imagine the world otherwise. back
We Roma: A Critical Reader in Contemporary Art
Graphic Design: Kummer & Herman .. 388 pages .. 16,5 x 11,5 cm (h x w) .. paperback .. English .. in collaboration with BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht