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4 mars 2011 / book launch, News

NEW BOOK! TRANS-LOCAL-ACT

TRANS-LOCAL-ACT: CULTURAL PRACTICES WITHIN AND ACROSS

a book edited by Doina Petrescu, Constantin Petcou, Nishat Awan which brings together a series of reflections and practices around issues of local and trans-local cultural production within different contexts in Europe prompted through the agency of a collaborative and networked project: Rhyzom.

Like the whole Rhyzom project, the book is an attempt to create transversal links and connections within and across different local framings and to seize instances of  the dynamic and complicated nature of notions of ‘local’ and ‘culture’ through multiple forms of practice, which address the critical condition of culture in contemporary society. In relations with ‘local and ‘trans-local’, ‘place’ and ‘culture’, issues of conflict and contest, ecologies, politics and care practices, common and commonality, institutions and agencies are addressed.

The book is written by architects, artists, activists, curators, cultural workers, educators, sociologists and residents living in different rural and urban areas in Europe and is addressed to anyone concerned with the relation between culture, subjectivity, space and politics today.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE BOOK:

You can send us an email for a paper copy  –  aaa@urbantactics.com  ( 20 euros + postage costs)

A free PDF of the book is also available for downloading on www.rhyzom.net