Homo Sacer: Art and Architecture Responses to the Current Refugee Crisis
作者: Leoni Schmidt
刊名: The International Journal of Social, Political and Community Agendas in the Arts, 2018, Vol.13 (2), pp.23-35
来源数据库: Common Ground Research Networks
DOI: 10.18848/2326-9960/CGP/v13i02/23-35
关键词: RefugeesCritiquesAnti-right
原始语种摘要: "Homo Sacer" in ancient Judaic and Roman Law refers to people who are outside the protection of the law. Today, this notion can be usefully resurrected in the context of the global refugee crisis. Investigating the plight of refugees in the light of contemporary responses highlights a range of critical practices in art and architecture. These include the aesthetics of fragility; the politics of memorialization; the questioning of the ethics of representation; the re-mapping of geopolitical territories; the voicing of narratives of displacement as well as emergency construction; and forensic architecture focused on zones of conflict. This paper explores such practices and offers specific examples for analysis. These examples are gestures that matter in the face of the ascendancy of the...
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  • plight 誓约
  • questioning 审问
  • resurrected 再现的
  • precarious 不安全
  • fraught 充满着...的
  • reactionary 反动
  • grasp 抓住
  • ascendancy 优势
  • imagination 想象
  • interests 利益