Re-imagining Asia: A Thousand Years of Separation
Editor: Shaheen Merali
Format: Softcover, 170 x 240mm
Saqi Books, 2008
Price: £ 19,99
Out of print, possibly available in antiquarian bookshops. Book on zvab.com
“Re-Imagining Asia” brings together a wide-ranging group of contemporary artists and thinkers who explore the cultural and artistic imagination of Asia. The contributors investigate the tensions between tradition and modernity through the visual image and the written word. This timely collection includes works by artists based in Asia as well as artists from the diaspora, such as Chiho Aoshima, Subodh Gupta, Andreas Gursky, Kimsooja, Michael Joo, Gabriel Orozco and Song Dong with essays by Dipesh Chakrabarty, Ranjit Hoskote, Carol Yinghua Lu and Wu Hung among others.