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Out there : marginalization and contemporary cultures

Author: Russell Ferguson
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : New Museum of Contemporary Art ; Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1990.
Series: Documentary sources in contemporary art, v. 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

addresses the question of cultural marginalization - the process through which various groups are excluded from access to and participation in the dominant culture

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Ferguson
ISBN: 0262061325 9780262061322 026256064X 9780262560641
OCLC Number: 21162781
Description: 446 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: The new cultural politics of difference / Cornel West --
Modernism, postmodernism, and the problem of the visual in Afro-American culture / Michele Wallace --
The straight mind / Monique Wittig --
What is a minor literature? / Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari --
The other question : difference, discrimination, and the discourse of colonialism / Homi K. Bhabha --
Missionary positions : AIDS, Africa, and race / Simon Watney --
Uneven development : public art in New York City / Rosalyn Deutsche --
Please wait by the coatroom / John Yau --
On collecting art and culture / James Clifford --
The names we give ourselves / Martha Gever --
How to tame a wild tongue / Gloria Anzaldúa --
Repetition as a figure of Black culture / James A. Snead --
Mourning and militancy / Douglas Crimp --
Black hair/style politics / Kobena Mercer --
Complexion / Richard Rodriguez --
Age, race, class, and sex : women redefining difference / Audre Lorde --
Coming to terms / Richard Dyer --
The site of memory / Toni Morrison --
Cotton and iron / Trinh T. Minh-ha --
Talking back / bell hooks --
Marginality as site of resistance --
Castration or decapitation? / Hélène Cixous --
Reflections on exile / Edward Said --
Ons stel nie belang nie/we are not interested in speaking apartheid / Linda Peckham --
Explanation and culture : marginalia / Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak --
Thoughts on nomadic aesthetics and Black independent cinema : traces of a journey / Teshome H. Gabriel --Socioacupuncture : mythic reversals and the striptease in four scenes / Gerald Vizenor.
Series Title: Documentary sources in contemporary art, v. 4.
Responsibility: edited by Russell Ferguson [and others] ; foreword by Marcia Tucker ; images selected by Félix González-Torres.
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" Out There collects classic essays - Monique Wittig"s "The Straight Mind," Gayatri Spivak"s "Explanation and Culture: Matginalia" - as well as lesser-known pieces like Richard Rodriguez"s Read more...

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