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Art and Migration: Revisioning the Borders of Community

Bénédicte Miyamoto and Marie Ruiz


Art and migration: revisioning the borders of community is a collective response to current and historic constructs of migration as disruptive of national heritage. This interplay of academic essays and art professionals’ interviews investigates how the visual arts – especially by or about migrants – create points of encounter between individuals, places, and objects. Migration has increasingly taken centre stage in contemporary art, as artists claim migration as a paradigm of artistic creation. The myriad trajectories of transnational artworks and artists’ careers outlined in the volume are r ... More

Keywords: migration, transnationalism, art market, borders, refugees and asylum seekers, diaspora, expatriate artists, emigration and immigration, migratory aesthetics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781526149701
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.7765/9781526149718


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Bénédicte Miyamoto, editor
Université Sorbonne Nouvelle

Marie Ruiz, editor
Université de Picardie Jules Verne

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1 Revisioning art and migration

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Part I Art, migration, and borders

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Part II Migrants’ paths in the arts

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Part III Mapping the researcher's identity

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17 Reflections on positionality

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