Adjusting the ‘Islamic’ Focus: Exhibitions of Contemporary Pakistani Art in Britain in the Post-9/11 Decade

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Abstract

This chapter explores how contemporary visual art from ‘Islamic’ Pakistan has been exhibited in Britain in the years since 9/11, and asks to what extent those artworks’ potential meanings have been limited and stereotypical perspectives of Muslims and Pakistan replicated in the process.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationContesting Islamophobia
Subtitle of host publicationAnti-Muslim Prejudice in Media, Culture and Politics
EditorsMorey Peter, Yaqin Amina, Forte Alaya
PublisherI B Tauris
Chapter10
Pages205-226
Number of pages19
Publication statusPublished - 30 May 2019

Publication series

NameLibrary of Modern Religion

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    Clements, M. (2019). Adjusting the ‘Islamic’ Focus: Exhibitions of Contemporary Pakistani Art in Britain in the Post-9/11 Decade. In M. Peter, Y. Amina, & F. Alaya (Eds.), Contesting Islamophobia : Anti-Muslim Prejudice in Media, Culture and Politics (pp. 205-226). (Library of Modern Religion). I B Tauris.