'This book presents a global perspective on the relationship between art and the city. International and leading scholars and artists themselves present critical theory and practice of contemporary art as a politicised force. It extends thinking on contemporary arts practices in the urban and political context of protest and social resilience and offers the prism of a ‘critical artscape’ in which to view the urgent interaction of arts and the urban politic. The global appeal of the book is established through the general topic as well as the specific chapters, which are geographically, socially, politically and professionally varied. Contributing authors come from many different institutional and anti-institutional perspectives from across the world.'-except from the back cover.

Access level

Onsite

Location code REF.LUJ
Language

English

Keywords

urbanismspacepolitics

Publication/Creation date

2017

Edition

1

No of pages

237

ISBN / ISSN

9781138236219

No of copies

1

Content type

anthology

Chapter headings

How Colour Replaces Fear

The Collective Moment: Post-Museum's Rowell Road Period

- Jennifer TEO, Tienwei WOON, 雲天偉

Art/Movement as a Public Platform: Artistic Creations in the Sunflower Movement and the Umbrella Movement

- LU Peiyi, 呂佩怡, Phoebe WONG, 黃小燕

Ghana ThinkTank: Mobility, Reversal and Cultural Differences

Diversifying the Stage of Policymaking: A New Policy Network in Berlin's Cultural Field

Alternative Art Schools in London: Contested Space and the Emergence of New Modes of Learning in Practice

RENT Poet: Commodity, Respectability and Scam in Los Angeles

Artist Activism as Essential Threshold from the 'Peaceful, Rational, Non-violence' Demonstrations towards Revolution: Social Actions in Hong Kong in the Pre-Umbrella Movement Era

The Climate Games: Space, Politics and Resistance at the COP21 Paris

New Genre Public Commission? The Subversive Dimensions of Public Art in post-Fordist Capitalism

Unpacking Public Places in Gothenburg: The Event City: Becoming a Cannibal

Our House in the Middle of the Street

Crowd Creations: Interpreting Occupy Art in Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement

- Sampson WONG, 黃宇軒

#Beirut, Urbanism and I: Framing the City through Space, Identity and Conflict

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Art and the City: Worlding the Discussion through a Critical Artscape