|About the Book|
Transculturalism goes beyond race, religion, sexuality, class, and every sort of classification known to sociologists and marketers. Transculturalists lead lives some may consider unusual. They often think, consume, date, or marry outside of their race, religion, or nationality. They travel on a whim to a faraway lands, dress unconventionally and codify their own styles. They live in areas their parents were once barred from and take jobs previously considered outside of their leagues. They are comfortable listening to, creating, and criticizing music outside of their original cultures and often display high levels of creativity in various progressive disciplines. Some call transculturalists heretics- many call them the future.Transculturalism: How the World Is Coming Togetherfeatures contributions from such transculturalist visionaries as photographers Jamel Shabazz, Larry Clark, and Ellen von Unwerth- writers Alix Sharkey, Stephen Greco, and Anicee Gaddis- and includes profiles of celebrity transculturalists Alicia Keys, Rosario Dawson, and Tiffany Limos.