Suffering, Art, and Aesthetics

  • Editors
  • Ratiba Hadj-Moussa
  • Michael Nijhawan

About this book


How do we conceptualize the relationship between suffering, art, and aesthetics from within the broader framework of social, cultural, and political thought today? This book brings together a range of intellectuals from the social sciences and humanities to speak to theoretical debates around the questions of suffering in art and suffering and art.


Suffering Violence Trauma Art Aesthetics Visual Culture Film Music Performance Diaspora Culture Modernity Multiple Modernities Postcolonialism African Art Indian Art Photography Anthropology Sociology Emotions aesthetics Affect cognition economy photography Political Thought social science thought

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