Bringing together a truly global range of scholars, this volume explores heritage, memory, and identity through a diverse set of subjects, including heritage sites, practices of memorialization, museums, sites of contestation, and human rights.

Listening Voices: On Actualizing Memories

Listening Voices: On Actualizing Memories
Listening voices: On actualizing memories
EstherShalev-Gerz

This chapter examines, within the auspices of the author's artistic practice and via three projects within which she operates as an artist, modalities of the voice. The notion of voicing requires becoming vocal, which consequently suggests a demand or need for the contrapuntal – being listened to. In these case studies the author considers the modes of voicing and listening which have provided her with the means to ask broader questions regarding the relationship of the artist to formations of community and society and to investigate the question of belonging from the perspective of the artist as ‘nomad’.

Globalization brings together people who have very different modes of both conceiving and communicating what memory, identity and heritage ...

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