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Peace, politics and postZionism : contemporary left-wing graphic design in Israel

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dc.contributor.author Kezwer, Bareket; en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-20T17:13:17Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-20T17:13:17Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10088/16715
dc.description Master thesis for MA Program in the History of the Decorative Arts and Design Cooper‐Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution and Parsons The New School for Design 2011 en_US
dc.description.abstract Peace, Politics, and PostZionism presents the first attempt at a comprehensive historical account of left-wing graphic design produced in Israel from the early 1970s until 2010. This study of graphic design artifacts and practices demonstrates that a generation of Israeli designers in the 1970s initiated the continuing creation of culturally specific visual languages that challenge the grand narrative of Zionism, the political movement that led to the 1948 declaration of an independent Jewish state in Palestine and the settlement of millions of Jews there. The designers who initially contributed to the creation of a space in which alternative and minority voices could speak about the country’s complex and contradictory political and social reality continue to be joined by new generations of practitioners. en_US
dc.publisher Parsons the New School for Design en_US
dc.subject Graphic arts en_US
dc.subject Art en_US
dc.subject Political posters, Israeli en_US
dc.subject Post-Zionism en_US
dc.subject Right and left (Political science) en_US
dc.title Peace, politics and postZionism : contemporary left-wing graphic design in Israel en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.identifier.srbnumber 101966

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