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The Resource Art, anthropology and the gift, Roger Sansi

Art, anthropology and the gift, Roger Sansi

Label
Art, anthropology and the gift
Title
Art, anthropology and the gift
Statement of responsibility
Roger Sansi
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "In recent decades, the dialogue between art and anthropology has been both intense and controversial. Art, Anthropology and the Gift provides a much-needed and comprehensive overview of this dialogue, whilst also exploring the reciprocal nature of the two subjects through practice, theory and politics. Fully engaging with anthropology and art theory, this book innovatively argues that art and anthropology don't just share methodologies, but also deeper intellectual, theoretical and even political concerns, inviting scholars and students alike to look at this contentious relationship in a more critical light. One of the central arguments of the book is that the problem of the 'gift' has been central to both anthropological and artistic practice. This very idea connects the different chapters on topics including aesthetics, politics, participation and fieldwork"--
  • "In recent decades, the dialogue between art and anthropology has been both intense and controversial. Art, Anthropology and the Gift provides a much-needed and comprehensive overview of this dialogue, whilst also exploring the reciprocal nature of the two subjects through practice, theory and politics. Fully engaging with anthropology and art theory, Art, Anthropology and the Gift innovatively argues that art and anthropology don't just share methodologies, but also deeper intellectual, theoretical and even political concerns, inviting scholars and students alike to look at this contentious relationship in a more critical light. One of the central arguments of the book is that the problem of the 'gift' has been central to both anthropological and artistic practice. This very idea connects the different chapters on topics including aesthetics, politics, participation and fieldwork. Each chapter is organized around an introductory case study or example, from which the author draws his theoretical discussion. Accessibly written, this is key reading for scholars and students in both fields"--
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
701/.04
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • N72.A56
  • N72.A56
LC item number
  • S26 2015
  • S26 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Art, anthropology and the gift, Roger Sansi
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-179) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
1. Introduction: After the Ethnographic Turn -- 2. Art as Anthropology -- 3. Traps and Devices -- 4. Aesthetics and Politics -- 5. Participation and the Gift -- 6. Work and Life -- 7. Fields and Labs -- 8. Ethnography and Utopia
Control code
858351350
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
188 pages
Isbn
9780857857811
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2014014387
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)858351350
Label
Art, anthropology and the gift, Roger Sansi
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-179) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
1. Introduction: After the Ethnographic Turn -- 2. Art as Anthropology -- 3. Traps and Devices -- 4. Aesthetics and Politics -- 5. Participation and the Gift -- 6. Work and Life -- 7. Fields and Labs -- 8. Ethnography and Utopia
Control code
858351350
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
188 pages
Isbn
9780857857811
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2014014387
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)858351350

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