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- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 9.58
'If artists betray the social conscience and the basic principles of being human, where does art stand then?' Ai Weiwei - artist, architect, curator, publisher, poet and urbanist - extended the notion of art and is one of the world's most significant creative and cultural figures. In this series of interviews, conducted over several years with... more...
- PM Press 2012; US$ 9.99
Cindy Milstein is the author of Anarchism and Its Aspirations and has contributed essays to the anthologies Globalize Liberation and Realizing the Impossible . She is a board member of the Institute for Anarchist Studies. She lives in San Francisco. Josh MacPhee is an activist, an artist, and the author of Celebrate People?s History! and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
A study of controversy in the arts, and the extent to which such controversies are socially rather than just aesthetically conditioned. The collection pays special attention to the vested interests and the social dynamics involved, including class, religion, culture, and - above all - power. more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 11.99
Nikos Papastergiadis, University of Melbourne - This book starts with the countless provocations that surround us in the ambient war on terror. However, rather than retreating into either loathsome self-pity or indignant self-righteousness, Hutnyk responds with the thumping provocation to think and get real! more...
- transcript Verlag 2015; US$ 38.00
This book helps in negotiating the - supposedly rigid - boundaries between the fields of art, theory, and activism. The thinking about artistic, theoretical, and activist questioning of power asymmetries along and between social categorizations such as gender, sexual orientation, class, (dis)ability, and perceived ethnicity or religion supports and... more...
- Encounter Books 2015; US$ 27.99
Throughout western history, the societies that have made the greatest contributions to the spread of freedom have created iconic works of art to celebrate their achievements. Yet despite the enduring appeal of works from the Parthenon to Michelangelo?s David to Picasso?s Guernica, histories of both art and democracy have ignored this phenomenon.... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99
Four savage and remarkable autobiographical stories from one of the most acclaimed and controversial artists of his generation, each illustrated with powerful ink drawings by the author himself For most of his life, David Wojnarowicz considered himself the ultimate outsider and a true invisible man. ?I?m a blank spot in a hectic civilization,?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
As a discipline, Archaeology has developed rapidly over the last half-century. The increase in so-called ?public archaeology,? with its wide range of television programming, community projects, newspaper articles, and enhanced site-based interpretation has taken archaeology from a closed academic discipline of interest to a tiny minority to a topic... more...
- Luath Press Ltd 2014; US$ 14.95
Arts of Independence takes a hard look at the most neglected aspect of the argument for Scotland's distinctive national identity: the arts. The proposition is that music, painting, architecture, and, pre-eminently, literature are the fuel and fire that makes imagination possible. Following the success of Arts of Resistance , this new work by the... more...
- Intellect 2000; US$ 10.00
Within a technological context, this volume addresses contemporary theories of consciousness, subjective experience, the creation of meaning and emotion, and relationships between cognition and location. Its focus is both on and beyond the digital culture, seeking to assimilate new ideas emanating from the physical sciences as well as embracing spiritual... more...