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    Site-Specificity in Art: the Ethnographic Turn (Paperback) By (author) Miwon Kwon, By (author) Susanne Kuchler, By (author) Arnd Schneider, Edited by Alex Coles, By (author) James Clifford, By (author) Lothar Baumgarten, By (author) Et Al

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    DescriptionSince the work of Robert Smithson in the late 1960s, the notion of site specificity has been crucial to an understanding of contemporary art. Extending the debate, this book argues that the discipline of ethnography can enrich our conception of what site is. Commissioned essays, interviews and visual projects by ethnographers, artists and art critics reflect on this dialogue between art and ethnography. Together they comprise a critical overview of the discourse.


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    Title
    Site-Specificity in Art: the Ethnographic Turn
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Miwon Kwon, By (author) Susanne Kuchler, By (author) Arnd Schneider, Edited by Alex Coles, By (author) James Clifford, By (author) Lothar Baumgarten, By (author) Et Al
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 208
    Width: 148 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 399 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781901033120
    ISBN 10: 1901033120
    Classifications

    LC subject heading:
    BIC E4L: ART
    BIC subject category V2: AC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.0
    BIC subject category V2: JHMP, ABA
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25820
    DC21: 709
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: ART009000, ART015100
    Thema V1.0: AGA, JHM, ABA
    Illustrations note
    40 b&w illustrations
    Publisher
    Black Dog Publishing London UK
    Imprint name
    Black Dog Publishing Ltd
    Publication date
    01 December 2001
    Publication City/Country
    London