Art as a Political Witness

Edited by Kia Lindroos and Frank Möller

Barbara Budrich Publishers

Art as a Political Witness

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Pub Date: May 2017

ISBN: 9783847405801

239 Pages

Format: Paperback

List Price: $63.00

Art as a Political Witness

Edited by Kia Lindroos and Frank Möller

Barbara Budrich Publishers

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The book explores the concept of artistic witnessing as political activity. In what ways may art and artists bear witness to political events? The contributors engage with dance, film, photography, performance, poetry, and theater and explore artistic witnessing as political activity in a wide variety of case studies.

About the Author

Kia Lindroos is professor in the department of social sciences and philosophy at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland.

Frank Möller is senior research fellow at the Tampere Peace Research Institute in the School of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Tampere, Finland.