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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 336–354.
Published: 01 August 2017
... . T he INDIAN OCEAN as AESTHETIC SPACE The Swahili Art of Indian Taarab A Poetics of Vocality and Ethnicity on the Kenyan Coast Andrew J...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 344–353.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Rounwah Adly Riyadh Bseiso Bseiso’s article examines how art production was understood during a particular moment in Egypt’s political and cultural history. It examines the ways understandings of art were liberated from the former (and predominant) understanding of art as an elitist, private...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 122–145.
Published: 01 May 2021
... multidisciplinary and multimedia artworks she has made and exhibited from the 1990s to the present, focusing specifically on art as a form of political activism. RB : I've been very concerned with memory and return, and I do think that your father started me on this path. I remember him pointing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 96–116.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Jagjeet Lally Around the turn of the sixteenth century, in Mughal India, artists in the imperial atelier innovated the Mughal equestrian portrait, unique in Asian art although a fusion of Asian and European influences, and quickly ubiquitous as a compositional topos that was identifiably “Mughal...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (3): 601–614.
Published: 01 December 2011
... in terms of their contribution, both materially and ideologically, to the development of national identity in Turkey. Because calligraphy in Turkey has always enjoyed a unique relationship with Islam, it has been impossible to fully separate the art from the Ottoman-Islamic past. Having survived...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 662–663.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Katarzyna Pieprzak Creative Reckonings: The Politics of Art and Culture in Contemporary Egypt Jessica Winegar Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2006 416 pp., 48 illustrations, $70.00 (cloth), $26.95 (paper) Duke University Press 2011 Indo...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 130–146.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of the veil present in contemporary artistic practice. This article analyzes mainstream representations of the veil and their various subtexts, before charting three alternative narratives of the veil found in contemporary art produced by artists of Muslim descent who now exhibit, and often live, in Europe...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (2): 483–485.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Magarita Saona The Art of Truth-Telling about Authoritarian Rule Ksenija Bilbija, Jo Ellen Fair, Cynthia E. Milton, and Leigh A. Payne, eds. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2005 ix + 138 pp., $60.00 (cloth), $19.95 (paper) Duke University Press 2007 Multiculturalism, Muslims...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2002) 22 (1-2): 90–99.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Fatemeh Keshavarz Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2003 Pregnant with God: The Poetic Art of Mothering the Sacred In Rumi’s Fihi Ma Fih Fatemeh Keshavarz Studies of Rumi can no longer stay on the fringes of ing, much remains unsaid. Many feel...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 95–114.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Zeina Maasri Abstract Shedding light on the postcolonial Arabic book, this article expands the literary and art historical fields of inquiry by bringing into play the translocal design and visual economy of modern art books. It is focused on the short-lived Silsilat al-Nafa'is (Precious Books...
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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 4. The Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design, Jaffna, 2014. House exterior. Photo courtesy of Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design. Figure 4. The Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design, Jaffna, 2014. House More
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Figure 5. The Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design, Jaffna, 2014. Reading room. Photo courtesy of Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design. Figure 5. The Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design, Jaffna, 2014. Reading room More
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Figure 6. The Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design, Jaffna, 2014. Archived materials. Photo courtesy of Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design. Figure 6. The Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design, Jaffna, 2014. Archived More
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Figure 7. The Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design, Jaffna, 2014. Artists' books. Photo courtesy of Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design. Figure 7. The Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design, Jaffna, 2014. Artists More
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Figure 8. The Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design, Jaffna, 2014. Announcements and pamphlets. Photo courtesy of Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design. Figure 8. The Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design, Jaffna, 2014 More
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Figure 9. The Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design, Jaffna, 2014. Interior court. Photo courtesy of Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design. Figure 9. The Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design, Jaffna, 2014. Interior More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 404–412.
Published: 01 December 2021
... and supervision, the precaution of Zola and his newspaper interested them to a great degree. To illustrate how the coverage of the affair reflected a new understanding of politics, racism, and minority-majority relationships, I chose to focus on the newspaper Thamarat al-Funun ( Fruits of the Arts...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 147–155.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Muhammad Velji Martin Heidegger broadened the meaning of art to a truth -disclosing event akin to seemingly disparate events such as the founding of a political state, Jesus’s sacrifice for all humankind, and the questioning of a philosopher. Art makes us pay attention to it by presenting...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 486–491.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Casey Primel; Anupama Rao; Susanna Ferguson In May 2014, the editors of CSSAAME hosted a discussion with the Pakistani American artist Shahzia Sikander about artistic practice and its role in deconstructing (and reframing) the often vexed relationship Eurocentric canons of art history and aesthetic...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 307–319.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Clare Counihan Clare Counihan interviews Nomusa Makhubu about how her body of work—three series of photographs, Inquietude, Self-Portrait Project 2007/2013 , and The Flood —fits into the context of contemporary, post-apartheid South African art. All three series suggest the uneasy relationship...