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Academic Research | Jan 2018

Artistic Autonomy in Non-Autonomous Contexts: Reframing Collective Agency and Insurgence from Caribbean Artist-Managed Spaces

View on Mayaro Beach, Trinidad. Wikimedia Commons

Curated by Giorgia Gandolfini

Abstract

Dr Carlos Garrido Castellano's research focuses on the crossing between socially-engaged art, art institutionalism and coloniality. Through an examination of both theories and practices emerging out of spaces subjected to different forms of colonial domination in Africa, Asia and Latin America, he analyzes how these constitute an alternative genealogy that can be useful in delimiting emancipative landscapes in our present.

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