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Imagining Taiwan : the making and the museological representation of art in Taiwan's quest for identity (1987-2010)

McIntyre, Sophie


This thesis probes and analyses the critical role of art in the shaping of Taiwan's national identity during the period 1987-2010. With the rise of democratisation and national identity consciousness (bentu yishi), Taiwan's quest for national identity intensified after the lifting of martial law in 1987. The thesis challenges the view that art has played an inconsequential role in this identity discourse by demonstrating that artists, curators and art museums have significantly contributed...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d51517fcf831


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