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Interrogating Identity - catalogue

Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 1991
Published by: Grey Art Gallery and Study Center
Year published: 1991
Number of pages: 144
ISBN: 0-934349-08-8

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Title: Interrogating Identity
Grey Art Gallery & Study Center - copyright New York University, Library of Congress Catalogue Card Number 91-065870 First Edition ISBN: 0-934349-08-8

Contents: Foreword - Thomas W. Sokolowski; Introduction - Kellie Jones, Thomas W. Sokolowski; The Congo is Flooding the Acropolis: Black Art, Orders of Difference, Textiles - Sarat Maharaj; Interrogating Identity: A Roundtable Discussion - Paul Gilroy, Kass Banning, Adrian Piper, Hilton Als, Kellie Jones; Plates; The Artists; Catalogue of the exhibition.

From the introduction: “The present exhibition has chosen to view the search for identity as it has taken place in the three primarily English-speaking countries: Canada, Great Britain, and the United States of America. The choice of this particular triad relates not only to linguistic compatibilty, but also to the former relationship between England and her North American Colonies. This latter element is most important considering that the subsequent waves of immigrants to all three countries have occasioned the redefinitions of national identity moving away from traditional monolithic views toward varying notions of multiculturalism.“

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