'The conditions of alienation and exclusion are inextricably linked to the experience of the migrant. This ground-breaking volume explores both the increasing emergence of the theme of migration as a dominant subject matter in art as well as the ways in which the varied mobilities of a globalised world have radically reshaped art’s conditions of production, reception, and display. In a wide-ranging selection of essays, fourteen distinguished scholars in the fields of visual studies, art history, literary studies, global studies, and art criticism explore the universality of conditions of global migration and interdependence, inviting a rethinking of existing perspectives in postcolonial, transnational, and diaspora studies, and laying the foundation for empirical and theoretical directions beyond the terms of these traditional frameworks.' (Back Cover)

With contributors' biographies. 
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Clark Studies in the Visual Arts

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Introduction - Saloni MATHUR
Part One: Mapping Migration
The Migrant's Time - Ranajit GUHA
The Art of Displacement: Mona Hatoum's Logic of Irreconcilables - Edward SAID
Erase and Rewind: When Does Art History in the Black Diaspora Actually Begin? - Kobena MERCER
Globalisation, Modernity, and the Avant-Garde - May JOSEPH
Part Two: Dialectics of Displacement
Migration, Law, and the Image: Beyond the Veil of Ignorance - W. J. T. MITCHELL
From Diaspora to Exile: Black Women Artists in 1960s and 1970s Europe - Richard J. POWELL
A Building with Many Speakers: Turkish 'Guest Workers' and Alvaro Siza's Bonjour Tristesse Housing for IBA–Berlin - Esra AKCAN
Sea Dreams: Isaac Julien's Western Union: Small Boats - Jennifer A. GONZALEZ
Locating World Art - Stanley ABE, 阿部賢次
Part Three: Modes of Engagement
Cosmopolitanism Assemblages Art - Nikos PAPASTERGIADIS
Zarina Hashmi and the Arts of Dispossession - Aamir R. MUFTI
Flash in the East, Flash in the West - Miwon KWON
Running the Earth: Jun Nguyen-Hatsushiba's Breathing Is Free: 12,756.3 - Nora A. TAYLOR
Transaesthetics in the Photographs of Shirin Neshat - Iftikhar DADI
The Migrant's Time: Rethinking Art History and Diaspora
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