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Cultural activism practices, dilemmas, and possibilities

Begum Ozden. Firat Begüm Özden Firat; Aylin Kuryel


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  • Title:
    Cultural activism practices, dilemmas, and possibilities
  • Author: Begum Ozden. Firat
  • Begüm Özden Firat; Aylin Kuryel
  • Description: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; The Notion of Irony in Cultural Activism; The Resonance of Romanticism: Activist Art & the Bourgeois Horizon; Lots of Money Because I am Many: The Luther Blissett Project and the Multiple-Use Name Strategy; The Separation Wall in Palestine: Artists Love to Hate It; Breaking Out of the Specialist "Ghetto": Performative Encounters as Participatory Praxis in Radical Politics; A Proposal for Grounded Cultural Activism: Communication Strategies, Adbusters and Social Change
    Bakunin's Poor Cousins: Engaging Art for Tactical InterventionsClowndestine Maneuvers: A Study of Clownfrontational Tactics; Play with Authority!: Radical Performance and Performative Irony; Appendix: Inventory of Practices; The Contributors; Index
    This volume addresses contemporary activist practices that aim to interrupt and reorient politics as well as culture. The specific tactics analyzed here are diverse, ranging from culture jamming, sousveillance, media hoaxing, adbusting, subvertising, street art, to hacktivism, billboard liberation, and urban guerilla, to name but a few. Though indebted to the artistic and political movements of the past, this form of activism brings a novel dimension to public protest with its insistence on humor, playfulness, and confusion. This book attempts to grasp both the old and new aspects of contempor
  • Publication Date: c2011
  • Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi
  • Format: 1 online resource (255 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-283-00925-0;ISBN 9786613009258;ISBN 90-420-2982-X
  • Subjects: Social change; Politics and culture; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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