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Imagining Resistance

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Table of Contents

Imagining Resistance: An Introduction; Speaking Pie to Power: Can We Resist the Historic Compromise of Neoliberal Art?; John & Yokos Media War for Peace; Monumental Interventions: Jeffrey Thomas Seizes Commemorative Space; Resistant Performers & Engaged/ing Public(s); Borders in the City; Bread & Five Ring Circuses: Art, Activism, & the Olympic Games in Vancouver & London; APEC at the Museum of Anthropology: The Politics of Site & the Poetics of Sight Bite; Titanium Motherships of the New Economy: Museums, Neoliberalism, & Resistance; Behind the Mask/I Am the Other: Solidarity & Struggle in The Fourth World War; Toward a Conclusion: A Focus on the Visual Culture of Activism; Index.

About the Author

J. Keri Cronin is an assistant professor in the Visual Arts Department at Brock University. She is also a faculty affiliate in Brockas Social Justice & Equity Studies Graduate Program, the editor of The Brock Review , and part of the organizing committee for Greenscapes, a biennial conference on the cultural history of gardens held at Brock University. She is the author of Manufacturing National Park Nature: Photography, Ecology and the Wilderness Industry of Jasper National Park (2010). Kirsty Robertson is a professor of contemporary art and museum studies at the University of Western Ontario. She has published widely in her two major areas of research, globalization, creative industries and activism; and the study of wearable technologies, immersive environments, and the potential overlap(s) between textiles and technologies. She is completing her manuscript Tear Gas Epiphanies: New Economies of Protest, Vision and Culture in Canada .


A smart and comprehensive look at the multiple ways in which art has engaged with politics in the Canadian context. This book provides a thorough account of the ever-shifting relationship between art and activism. Part of the rich usefulness of the book is its openness to considering activism in its different forms, from the recent anti-Olympic projects by artists in Vancouver through the public interventions made by John Lennon and Yoko Ono during their Canadian visit of 1969. Imagining Resistance is particularly well-suited for teachers of art history and cultural studies. Well-written, rigorous, and accessible, this is a field-defining book and an important event in the study of Canadian art and culture.''--Will Straw

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