In the process, Terra Infirma reveals the complexity of contemporary art’s engagement with issues of place and identity and the immense variety of alternative. Terra Infirma: Geography’s Visual Culture. By Irit Rogoff. London: Rout- ledge, With Other Eyes: Looking at Race and Gender in Visual Culture. Edited. Research Report: Terra Infirma: Geography’s Visual Culture, by Irit Rogoff Traditionally an art historian and scholar of visual culture, Irit Rogoff steps outside of.

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In Terra Infirma, Irit Rogoff examines geography’s truth claims and signifying practices, arguing that geography is a language in crisis, unable to represent the immense changes that have taken place in a post-colonial, post-communist, post-migratory world. Urban Space and Cityscapes. A Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory. Locating Gender in Modernism. Postmodernism is Not What You Think.

Rogoff: Terra Infirma

The book itself is divided into five thematic chapters: Rethinking Art History and Diaspora. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.


One thing that Rogoff does not go into detail about in her text, which she admits to in her introduction, is the significance of information technologies and the potentials they can afford and dangers they possibly present. Please review your cart.

The Myth of Primitivism. In choosing geography, Rogoff is specifically looking for a framework that connects people and places to the discourses around them A Companion to Critical and Cultural Theory. The Politics of Postmodernism. We appreciate your feedback.

How have issues of place and identity, of belonging and exclusion, been represented in visual culture? Would you like us to take another look at this review? At Kobo, we try to ensure that rogoff reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Structuring her argument through themes of luggage, mapping, borders and bodies, Rogoff explores how artists have irot twentieth century phenomena such as the horror of the Holocaust, the experience of diaspora at New York’s Ellis Island, and, in the present day, disputed and infimra boundaries in the Middle East, the two Germanies, the Balkan states and the US-Mexican border.

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Informed by the work of Michel Foucault, Edward Soja, Gayatri Spivak, and others, and using an interdisciplinary theoretical approach, Rogoff examines contemporary conceptual art in a self-consciously non-hierarchical manner to analyze the ways in which it deals with various contemporary crises, namely policies and events that affect rights, belonging, and agency.

The review must be at least 50 characters long. In an age of ‘ethnic cleansing’ inffirma forced migration, of contested borders and nations in turmoil, how have issues of place and identity, and of belonging and exclusion, been represented in visual culture?

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