Taking Offense

Taking Offense

Religion, Art, and Visual Culture in Plural Configurations
dynamis 2018

von: Anne-Marie Korte, Christiane Kruse, Birgit Meyer

39,99 €

Verlag: Fink (wilhelm)
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 21.02.2018
ISBN/EAN: 9783846763452
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 383

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What makes a picture offensive to some people and not to others? In diverse, pluralistic societies around the world, images are triggering heated controversy as never before. Their study offers a perfect entry point into the clashes between different values, ideas, and sensibilities. How is the relation between regimes of visibility in art, journalism, politics, and religion negotiated in plural settings? Situated at the interface of art history, anthropology and religious studies, this volume unravels the dynamics of taking offense in current politics and aesthetics of cultural representation in Europe and beyond.

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