Sovereign Words : Indigenous Art, Curation and Criticism

García-Antón, Katya and Garneau, David and Tripura, Prashanta and Das, Santosh Kumar and Snarby, Irene and Tamati-Quennell, Megan and Chakma, Kabita and Browning, Daniel and Cope, Megan and Sara, Máret Ánne and Somby, Ánde and Tripura, Sontosh Bikash and Moulton, Kimberley and Shyam, Venkat Raman Singh and Ismahasan, Biung and Donnelly, Hannah and Eshrāghi, Léuli Mazyar Luna'i. Sovereign Words : Indigenous Art, Curation and Criticism. Valiz, Amsterdam: Office for Contemporary Art Norway, 2018.

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Abstract (English)

"Sixteen Indigenous voices convene to consider some of the most burning questions surrounding this field. How will novel methodologies of word/voice-crafting be constituted to empower the Indigenous discourses of the future? Is it sufficient to expand the Modernist art-historical canon through the politics of inclusion? Is this expansion a new form of colonisation, or does it foster the cosmopolitan thought that Indigenous communities have always inhabited? To whom does the much talked-of ‘Indigenous Turn’ belong? Does it represent a hegemonic project of introspection and revision in the face of today’s ecocidal, genocidal and existential crises?

A first of its kind reader of Indigenous voices, Sovereign Words charts perspectives across art and film, ethics and history, theory and the museological field. With the canonical power systems of the international art world increasingly under fire today, the book makes a strong bid for knowledge building and intellectual alliances that will inform the cultural and artistic processes of Indigenous and non-Indigenous futures." -- Publisher's web site.

Types: Anthologies, essays, collections ; Proceedings, transcripts
All Contributors: García-Antón, Katya (Editor); García-Antón, Katya (Author); Garneau, David (Author); Tripura, Prashanta (Author); Das, Santosh Kumar (Author); Snarby, Irene (Author); Tamati-Quennell, Megan (Author); Chakma, Kabita (Author); Browning, Daniel (Author); Cope, Megan (Author); Sara, Máret Ánne (Author); Somby, Ánde (Author); Tripura, Sontosh Bikash (Author); Moulton, Kimberley (Author); Shyam, Venkat Raman Singh (Author); Ismahasan, Biung (Author); Donnelly, Hannah (Author); Eshrāghi, Léuli Mazyar Luna'i (Author)
Collation: 287 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9789492095626
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Valiz, Amsterdam: Office for Contemporary Art Norway
Critics / Curators / Historians: García-Antón, Katya
Event Title: Sovereign Words : Facing the Tempest of a Globalised Art History.
Type: Conference
Location: Dhaka Art Summit ([South Asia?]).
Dates: February 2018.
Copyright Statement: 2018 the authors, the artists and Office for Contemporary Art Norway
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 276-279) and index.
Includes biographical notes (pages 280-283).

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Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2019 18:37
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2019 14:48
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