CULTURAL STUDIES

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Lars Müller Publishers

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Paperback, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 246 pgs / 153 color.

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In Search of African American Space

Redressing Racism

Edited with text by Jeffrey Hogrefe, Scott Ruff, Carrie Eastman, Ashley Simone. Foreword by Tina M. Campt. Text by Sara Caples, Radiclani Clytus, Yolande Daniels, Ann Holder, Everardo Jefferson, Walis Johnson, Elizabeth Kennedy, Rodney Leon, Marisa Williamson. Afterword by Frederick Biehle.

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Drawing on architecture, performance art, history and visual theory, In Search of African American Space explores the creative relationship between the African diaspora and social space in America

Richly illustrated with vintage adverts, maps, posters and architectural plans, and organized thematically, this anthology, edited by Jeffrey Hogrefe and Scott Ruff at the Pratt Institute in New York, is divided into three sections. The anthology is organized thematically, presenting African American space in a broad cultural context. The section “The Monument, Memorial, and Mundane,” explores the analytical methods of architects Scott Ruff, Yolande Daniels, Rodney Leon, Elizabeth Kennedy, Sara Caples and Everardo Jefferson, who have dedicated their studies and practices to examining spatial typologies related to the African diaspora. As architects working directly in the afterlife of slavery, conscious of spatial performances of opposition in relationship to architecture, they introduce their own interpretations of African American space from their personal experiences and a dedication to an aspect of practice that has been operating largely outside of the academy.

The section “Politics without a Proper Locus” contextualizes the development of African American space in everyday practices that arose in the antebellum period and beyond, among enslaved persons on plantations and the growing population of freed Africans in urban settlements in the North and South. The section title derives from Saidiya Hartman’s influential engagement with French theorist of space Henri Lefebvre in the classic 1997 book Scenes of Subjection. The authors present the everyday practices of “vernacular citizenship,” as characterized by Pratt Institute scholar Ann Holder, that emerged among the enslaved, the formerly enslaved and their allies in the years before and after Emancipation to cast a light on responses to the inevitable African American experience of hypervigilance. The oppositional performances of African Americans are at the foundation of a search for African American space—a space that is continually erased by the state apparatus.


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Jonas Mekas: Scrapbook of the Sixties

JONAS MEKAS: SCRAPBOOK OF THE SIXTIES

Edited by Anne König.

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Pub Date: 2/1/2015
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Noise After Babel

NOISE AFTER BABEL

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Pub Date: 2/1/2016
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Our World to Change!

OUR WORLD TO CHANGE!

Edited by Ruedi Baur.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037785294
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Pub Date: 2/25/2017
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For Climate's Sake!

FOR CLIMATE'S SAKE!

Edited by Rene Swarzenbach.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037782453
USD $65.00
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Pub Date: 10/25/2012
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Democracy

DEMOCRACY

Edited by Hanspeter Kriesi.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783962
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Pub Date: 11/25/2013
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The Modern History of Italian Wine

THE MODERN HISTORY OF ITALIAN WINE

By Walter Filiputti.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857226231
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Pub Date: 9/13/2016
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We Are The Market!

WE ARE THE MARKET!

Edited with introduction by Freek Lomme, Josh Plough.

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Pub Date: 8/25/2018
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Post-Butt

POST-BUTT

Edited by Melani de Luca, Pernilla Ellens. Text by Melani de Luca, Charlotte Van Buylaere.

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ISBN: 9789491677700
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Pub Date: 10/20/2017
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Sense & Sensibility

SENSE & SENSIBILITY

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Pirates and Farmers

PIRATES AND FARMERS

By Dave Hickey.

RIDINGHOUSE

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In Search of African American Space

IN SEARCH OF AFRICAN AMERICAN SPACE

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037786338
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Colored People Time

COLORED PEOPLE TIME

Edited with text by Meg Onli, Amber Rose Johnson. Foreword by John McInerney. Text by Aria Dean, Eve L. Ewing, Michael Hanchard, et al.

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ISBN: 9780884541493
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