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Cheryl Finley Salah M. Hassan

Diaspora, Memory, Place: David Hammons, Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, Pamela Z


Originally conceived for Dak art the biennial of contemporary African art the three site-specific projects profiled in this book strive to communicate notions of racial stereotyping, memory, language, and a shared past. David Hammons work, Sheep Raffle, critiques and challenges the art world as he records the process of marketing and executing a public relations project. In Threads of Memory, Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons weaves together tales of displacement into constructions that form a narrative projected on multiple screens. Sound artist Pamela Z. s contribution combines solo voice, processing, samples and video projections. A series of essays by leading scholars, artists and critics examine these groundbreaking pieces through the framework of Diaspora art and affirm their importance in the fields of conceptual art and new media.

Format: Paperback
Published: in Germany in 2008
Publisher: Prestel Publishing
Pages: 319
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9783791339139
ISBN 10: 3791339133

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Diaspora, Memory, Place: David Hammons, Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, Pamela Z