This richly illustrated work offers a compelling account of contemporary art, culture, gender, and difference in the changing geographies of Europe. Writers from Britain and Estonia draw on art history, geography, social history, and cultural studies to engage current debates about the production and reception of new art across cultural frames.
Angela Dimitrakaki is Research Coordinator at the Centre for Art International Research. Pam Skelton is an artist and Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at Saint Martins College of Art and Design. Mare Tralla teaches at Goldsmiths College, London.
Introduction - shifting subjects - beyond the east/west divide, Pam Skelton; state of play - an interview with Mare Tralla, Pauline van Mourik Broekman; space, gender, art -redressing "private views", Angela Dimitrakaki; taming the phantom of feminism in Estonia - equal rights and women's issues, Barbi Pilvre; reading British feminism, art and education, Aoife Mac Namara; revolting 90s in Estonian art, Katrin Kivimaa; women, nationalism and citizenship in post-communist Europe, Joanne P. Sharp; infallible universal happiness - media technology and creativity, Tiziana Terranova; contributors - artists and writers.