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differing views on the relative importance of rights and responsibilities, liberty and authority, equality and hierarchy. These differences are products of centuries. They will not soon disappear. They are far more fundamental than differences among political ideologies and political regimes.49 One of the problems with Huntingtonian isolationism and cultural relativism is that it disregards the mass migration in evidence today, and the fact that, in diasporic conditions, people are often obliged to adopt shifting and multiple positions of identification. According to

in Migration into art

Culture Centres, a group of Zagreb artists aimed to push this initiative further to see if it was possible to create a purely nonhegemonic, autonomous space. For a brief period from 1978 to 1980, Dalibor Martinis and Sanja Iveković opened their studio to their colleagues and fellow artists as a collaborative artist-run space, called Podroom – the Working Community of Artists.23 By this time, the effects of self-management socialism could be seen across Yugoslavia, not only in its lavish consumer culture but also in the mass migration out of the country, as those unable

in Performance art in Eastern Europe since 1960

and contesting publicly what signals belonging, not only in terms of skin colour, ethnicity and legal citizenship but also in terms of the symbols, views, lifestyles and possessions by which subjects identify themselves as individuals and as members of communities – and by which they are also identified by others. Quoting Stuart Hall, Yuval-Davis observes that globalisation has produced ‘the multicultural question’, meaning that globalisation and international mass migration has turned the question of how people can live together in difference into one of the most

in Migration into art
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phrase ‘the age of migration’ does not imply that migration is something new, as human beings have always migrated. However, the character of migration changed with the beginnings of European colonial expansion in the sixteenth century. This reached a peak between the mid-nineteenth century and the First World War with the mass migrations from Europe to North America. While this period was mainly one of transatlantic migration, the movements of people that began after the Second World War, and which have increased dramatically from the 1980s onwards, have involved all

in Migration into art