Title: Aestheticizing Public Space: Street Visual ...
Publisher: Intellect Ltd
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: New
With a photo-collage of past and present street visuals, this book explores the domestic, regional, and global nexus of East Asian cities through their graffiti, street art, and other visual forms in public space. It aims to shed light on how aesthetics and politics are mobilized in different contested spaces and media forms, and more. Num Pages: 248 pages. BIC Classification: 1FP; AJCR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 172 x 19. Weight in Grams: 504. . 2015. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781783204533
Synopsis: A photo-collage of past and present street visuals in Asia, Aestheticizing Public Space explores the domestic, regional, and global nexus of East Asian cities through their graffiti, street art, and other visual forms in public space. Attempting to unfold the complex positions of these images in the urban spatial politics of their respective regions, Lu Pan explores how graffiti in East Asia reflects the relationship between aesthetics and politics. The book situates itself in a contested dynamic relationship among human bodies, visual modernity, social or moral norms, styles, and historical experiences and narratives. On a broader level, this book aims to shed light on how aesthetics and politics are mobilized in different contested spaces and media forms, in which the producer and the spectator change and exchange their identities.
About the Author: Lu Pan is a lecturer at the University of Hong Kong and SPACE Community College.
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