Barcelona Masala: Narratives and Interactions in Cultural Space

D'Souza, R.E., D'Souza, R.E. and Cid, Daniel (eds.) (2013) Barcelona Masala: Narratives and Interactions in Cultural Space, Barcelona, ES, Actar, 208pp.


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A 208 page co-edited publication of 6 essays from Spanish historians, anthropologists, artists and designers that locate this project within a framework of history, cultural change, social politics and contemporary visual arts/design.

Three separate workshops/projects are documented here instigated by Ed D’Souza in collaboration with the Design School Elisava. Workshops conducted with Elisava students have presented work in public spaces over a three-year period in the Raval district of Barcelona. The workshop/project aims were to promote cultural exchange and dialogues between the Asian immigrant population of the Raval and the wider city in a period of time that the Raval has transformed through migratory change.

This publication looks at how the overlapping areas of social science and art/design expression could contribute to better social understanding of a migrant community as part of a wider issue of the forces of globalisation through the context of the city.

Edited by Robert D’Souza and Daniel Cid including written contributions from Robert D’Souza, Daniel Cid, Félix Pérez-Hita, N. Paricio, A. Pujol and Garcia Bargados.

Item Type: Book
ISBNs: 9781940291239 (hardback)
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Subjects: N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
T Technology > TR Photography
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Art
Faculty of Business and Law > Winchester School of Art
ePrint ID: 187541
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
2013In press
Date Deposited: 17 May 2011 13:07
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 13:39

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