How can withdrawal be represented?
How can withdrawal be represented?

Sebastián Eduardo Dávila (Hg.), Rebecca Hanna John (Hg.), ...

On Withdrawal—Scenes of Refusal, Disappearance, and Resilience in Art and Cultural Practices

How can withdrawal—meaning either that which withdraws itself, or which is being withdrawn—be represented, thus made visible and negotiable? This publication takes this paradox as its starting point, which remains present as a tension throughout. The book aims to draw constellations of different instances of withdrawal, ranging from passivity, failure, and refusal to disappearance and remembrance and to resilience and resistance. Understanding withdrawal as a concept that encompasses both cutting ties and reaffirming relations, the contributions collected here trace the...
  • Widerstand
  • Künstlerische Praxis
  • Protestbewegungen
  • Gegenwartskunst




Aesthetic Practices in the Global South
Aesthetic Practices in the Global South

Liliana Gómez (Hg.)

Performing Human Rights

This book aims to show how arts perform human rights and how aesthetic engagements with human rights violations testify to art’s capacity to create alternate worlds, which with their creative modes do provide alternate semantics to the legal failures and the state’s official silence. This book shares the conviction that, after all, artistic articulations allow ethico-aesthetic considerations of “questions that are broader than the law and the institutions of the political, precisely because they are prior to law … and...
  • Gewalt
  • Gerechtigkeit
  • Kollektives Gedächtnis
  • Denkt Kunst
  • Menschenrechte