When you point a finger, there are three pointing back


Engels | 22-01-2024 | 488 pagina's

9789083357133

Hardback


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Korte beschrijving/Annotatie

An examination of the role and meaning of the enemy image in the complex history and contested borders that shaped the countries of former Yugoslavia.

Tekst achterflap

The complex history and contested borders that shaped the countries of former Yugoslavia provide the stage on which Croatian-born Lana Mesic´ (NL) weaves new, personal narratives, examining the role and meaning of the enemy image in her fragmented childhood and how this history echoes upon this day. In light of recent political developments in Europe, the book encourages us to reflect on our own experiences. By bringing these to light, it helps to counter the nationalist narratives that dominate today’s political landscape. When you point a finger, three are pointing back is composed of photographs, newspaper clippings, television clips, rumours, whispered conversations, written stories, and meticulously crafted relics made from matches and matchboxes.

Slogan/Promotie

The complex history and contested borders that shaped the countries of former Yugoslavia provide the stage on which Croatian-born Lana Mesic´ (NL) weaves new, personal narratives, examining the role and meaning of the enemy image in her fragmented childhood and how this history echoes upon this day. In light of recent political developments in Europe, the book encourages us to reflect on our own experiences. By bringing these to light, it helps to counter the nationalist narratives that dominate today’s political landscape. When you point a finger, three are pointing back is composed of photographs, newspaper clippings, television clips, rumours, whispered conversations, written stories, and meticulously crafted relics made from matches and matchboxes.

Biografie

Lana Mesic´ was born in 1987 in Zagreb, Croatia and emigrated to the Netherlands in 2003. Mesic´ utmost pleasure in making art is being mischievous. Creating a space for herself to demonstrate the changeability of the conventions that often define our everyday experience. Transforming everyday objects and conventional settings through trickery incites the kind of engagement that is both confronting and delighting. Her photographic work and installations have been exhibited all around the world and she has been nominated and awarded for various prizes.

Details

ISBN :9789083357133
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Uitgever :Idea Books B.V.
Publicatiedatum :  22-01-2024
Uitvoering :Hardback
Taal :Engels
Hoogte :210 mm
Breedte :156 mm
Dikte :30 mm
Gewicht :903 gr
Status :Op voorraad bij leverancier
Aantal pagina's :488