Acker, Kathy and Arendt, Hannah and Baldwin, James and Becker-Ho, Alice and Benjamin, Walter and Bhabha, Homi K. and Butler, Judith and Camnitzer, Luis and Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty and Derrida, Jacques and Fanon, Frantz and Fisher, Jean and Hall, Stuart and Hooks, Bell and Klepfisz, Irena and Maharaj, Sarat and Rosler, Martha and Steyerl, Hito and Venuti, Lawrence. Translation. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press; London, England: Whitechapel Art Gallery, 2019.

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Abstract (English)

"The movement of global populations, and subsequently the task of translation, underlies contemporary culture. Economic and environmental migration, forced political exiles, and the plight of refugees are now superimposed upon the intricacies of ancient and modern diasporas, generations of colonization, and the transportation of slaves. This timely anthology considers translation's ongoing role in cultural navigation, empathy, and understanding disparate experiences. It explores the approaches of artists, poets, and theorists in negotiating increasingly protean identities—from the intrinsic intimacy of language, to translation's embedded structures of knowledge production and interaction, to its limitations of expression, and, ultimately, its importance in a world of multiple perspectives." -- Publisher's website.

Types: Anthologies, essays, collections
All Contributors: Williamson, Sophie J. (Editor); Acker, Kathy (Author); Arendt, Hannah (Author); Baldwin, James (Author); Becker-Ho, Alice (Author); Benjamin, Walter (Author); Bhabha, Homi K. (Author); Butler, Judith (Author); Camnitzer, Luis (Author); Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty (Author); Derrida, Jacques (Author); Fanon, Frantz (Author); Fisher, Jean (Author); Hall, Stuart (Author); Hooks, Bell (Author); Klepfisz, Irena (Author); Maharaj, Sarat (Author); Rosler, Martha (Author); Steyerl, Hito (Author); Venuti, Lawrence (Author); Vestrini, Miyo
Collation: 239 pages ; 21 cm
ISBN: 9780262537926
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Cambridge, MA: MIT Press; London, England: Whitechapel Art Gallery
Artists: Algün, Meriç; Brătescu, Geta; Brown, Trisha; Darling, Jesse; Forouhar, Parastou; Henrot, Camille; Hiller, Susan; Jacir, Emily; Ligon, Glenn; Makhacheva, Taus; Neshat, Shirin; Nyampeta, Christian; Oiticica, Hélio; Phinthong, Pratchaya; Schwitters, Kurt; Shonibare, Yinka; Slavs and Tatars; Stilinovic, Mladen; Tan, Erika; Tee, Jennifer; Tsang, Wu; Vo, Danh; Wong Bing Hao; Zdjelar, Katarina
Copyright Statement: Whitechapel Gallery Ventures Limited; The authors
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Includes biographical notes : p. 230-233.
Includes bibliographical references : p. 234-235.
Includes an index : p. 236-238.

Series Name: Documents of Contemporary Art
Deposited by: Collections
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2019 16:33
Last Modified: 05 Mar 2020 18:55
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