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Distributed for Peter Wall Institute


Ten Meditations on Crisis in Art and Letters

With Contributions by Purang Abolmaesumi, Jennifer Black, and Lara Boyd
A collection of essays and colorful illustrations that bring together artists and scholars on the subject of crisis.

Chromatic is a collection of essays and illustrations as diverse as the subject of crisis itself. Imagined and brought to life by leading scholars from the University of British Columbia in collaboration with local artists, Chromatic asks what it means to be in crisis and grapples with the personal and societal impacts of crisis during a time of unprecedented global upheaval. Each contributor to this diverse collection takes a profoundly different approach yet fascinating and unexpected connections emerge. The result is a book that juxtaposes gorgeous, colorful artwork with writing that will surprise and challenge you, outrage and enlighten you.

78 pages | 31 color plates | 9 x 9 1/2

Art: Canadian Art

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