Recycled Re-Seen Folk Art from the Global Scrap Heap
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Description: Focusing on the folk art practices of several cultures, Recycled, Re-Seen celebrates the transformative genius of the artists involved and explores the environments in which they live and work.
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Copyright year: 1996
Publication date: 9/1/1996
Size: 9.25" wide x 12.25" long x 0.50" tall
|Introduction: From Art from the Global Scrap Heap: The Place of Irony in the Politics of Poverty|
|American Adhocism: Wasting, Saving, and the Aesthetics of Conspicuous Recycling|
|Sci-Fi Machines and Bottle-Cap Kings: The Recycling Strategies of Self-Taught Artists and the Imaginary Practice of Contemporary Consumption|
|Hacer Cosas: Recycled Arts and the Making of Identity in Texas-Mexican Culture|
|What Goes Around Comes Around: Circles, Cycles, and Recycling in African-American Yard Work|
|The Ironies of System D|
|Reinventing the Wheel, the Tin Can, and the Bottle Cap: Folk Recycling in Mexico|
|Recycling in India: Status and Economic Realities|
|"The Beat Goes On": Recycling and Improvisation in the Steel Bands of Trinidad and Tobago|
|Lightbulbs, Watchbands, and Plastic Baby Dolls: Industrial Appropriations in the Corpus Christi Festival Headdresses of Highland Ecuador|
|Serendipity, Practicality, and Aesthetics: The Art of Recycling in Personal Adornment|
|Madonna's Earrings: Catholic Icons as Ethnic Chic|