‘Disturbing Pasts: Memories, Controversies and Creativity’ is financially supported by the HERA Joint Research Programme ‘Humanities as a Source of Creativity and Innovation’, co-funded by AHRC, AKA, DASTI, ETF, FNR, FWF, HAZU, IRCHSS, MHEST, NWO, RANNIS, RCN, VR and the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 235366/291827.
Edited by Uilleam Blacker, Elizabeth Edwards and Leon Wainwright.
Download Issue 3 as a single file (10MB)
Download the Table of Contents for Issue 3 (PDF, 704 KB)
For individual articles, please follow the links below.
Disturbing pasts: Memories, controversies and creativity
Part 1: DIFFICULT PASTS AND PUBLIC SPACE
Echoes of the Great War: The recordings of African prisoners in the First World War
‘A riot of our own’: a reflection on agency
The exhibition Namibia − Germany: a shared/divided history. Resistance, violence, memory (Cologne, Berlin 2004/2005)
Break! On the unpleasant, the marginal, the taboo, and the controversial in Norwegian museums
Making meaning from a fragmented past: 1897 and the creative process
Mallaby’s car: colonial subjects, imperial actors, and the representation of human suffering in postcolonial exhibitions
Part 2: VISUAL INVESTIGATIONS
Comments on the art and research project ‘The division of the earth – tableaux on the legal synopses of the Berlin Africa conference’
Dierk Schmidt and MALTE JAGUTTIS
Late photography, military landscapes, and the politics of memory
Forced displacement, suffering and the aesthetics of loss
Nuclear war as false memory
Part 3: COLLABORATIONS
I miss you, Jew!
Spatial dialogues and Holocaust memory in contemporary Polish art: Yael Bartana, Rafał Betlejewski and Joanna Rajkowska
Margit Ellinor: Forgotten images
A comment on contemporary Sámi art
Troubled traces: Painting and displaying intercultural traumas of Aboriginality
Heather kamarra Shearer
Empowering art: reconfiguring narratives of trauma and hope in the Australian national imaginary