Creative Activism : Conversations on Music, Film, Literature, and Other Radical Arts, Hardback Book

Creative Activism : Conversations on Music, Film, Literature, and Other Radical Arts Hardback

Edited by Rachel Lee (University of Massachusetts Boston, USA) Rubin

Description

This collection brings together interviews with a compelling range of musicians, artists, and activists from around the globe.

What does it mean for an artist to be "political"? Moving away from a narrow idea about politics that is organized around elections, advocacy groups, or concrete manifestos, the subjects of Creative Activism do their work through song, poetry, painting, and other arts.

The interviews take us from Oakland to London to Johannesburg and from the Occupy movement to the coal mines of Appalachia to the fantasy worlds created by some of our most fascinating writers of spectacular fiction.

Listening to the important "cultural workers" of our time challenges any idea that some other time was the golden age of political art: Creative Activism gives us a front-row seat to the thrilling artistic activism of our own moment.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 360 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Music
  • ISBN: 9781501337215

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