Michael Rakowitz : backstroke of the West / Omar Kholeif.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Chicago : Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago ; Munich ; New York, NY : DelMonico Books/Prestel, 2017.
  • ©2017
Description
143 pages : illustrations (some color); 26 cm.

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Subject(s)
Rakowitz, MichaelExhibitions [Browse]
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Series
MCA monographs [More in this series]
Contains
Notes
"This book is published on the occasion of the exhibition Michael Rakowitz: Backstroke of the West, organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, curated by Omar Kholeif, Manilow Senior Curator and Director of Global Initiatives, and presented in the Bergman Family Gallery at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, September 16, 2017-March 4, 2018."
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
Backstroke of the West : thirteen philosophies of a time traveler / Omar Kholeif -- May the arrogant not prevail -- The invisible enemy should not exist -- Culinary ghosting : a journey through a sweet and sour Iraq / Ella Shohat -- Spoils -- Enemy kitchen -- Return -- Dull roar -- paraSITE -- History's just a zombie horror / Shumon Basar -- What dust will rise? -- The breakup -- The worst condition is to pass under a sword which is not one's own -- The ballad of Special Ops Cody.
Other title(s)
Backstroke of the West
ISBN
  • 9783791357478 (paperback)
  • 3791357476 (paperback)
LCCN
2017030932
OCLC
992168214
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