Aesthetic Immigrant Environments

  title={Aesthetic Immigrant Environments},
  author={Mirjana Lozanovska and Sarah Lynn Lopez and Iris Levin and Chris Johnston and David J. Beynon},
  pages={262 - 275}
How can aesthetics be understood from the perspective of the ethnicminority migrant subject or the ethnic-minority migrant community? The mainstream paradigm of migrant settlement is one of deprivation, conditioned by hardships, financial struggles, and bare functionality. But migrant aesthetic production transcends this narrative of thrift and survival. It is underscored by desire and agency, beauty and inspiration. A taxonomy of identifiable migrant architectural types – housing, worship… 
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