Eddy Firmin Y [Danger], détail de l’installation | installation detail, 2016.
Photo : Guy L’Heureux, permission de | courtesy of the artist

Cultural Imperative, Appropriationist Regime and Visual Art

Eddy Firmin
Speaking as an Afro-Caribbean artist exiled in Québec, I will discuss cultural appropriation not as an issue that is specific to our times, but as the consequence of a discursive regime of Western art — the appropriationist regime.

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This article also appears in the issue 97 - Appropriation

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