Feminism, Instituting, and the Politics of Recognition in Global Capitalism

Angela Dimitrakaki, Nizan Shaked

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Abstract / Description of output

Part of the special issue Instituting Feminism, the article examines the contradictions faced by feminism when the latter is actualied as a 'politics of recognition' in the contemporary art institution. The authors take a critical approach to 'visibility' in the conditions of capitalism, broadly, and, specifically, in the global art world. The authors consider what causes the containment of emancipatory aspirarionts in the capitalist lifeworld of competition among cultural/art institutions, including those committed to changing the gender and race bias.
Original languageEnglish
Pages11 - 20
Specialist publicationOn Curating
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2021

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • feminist curating
  • politics of recognition
  • museums
  • diversity
  • Nancy Fraser
  • Marxist feminism
  • Contemporary art
  • art field
  • globalisation
  • feminist instituting
  • art institutions
  • meritocracy


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