Multiculturalism and Cultural Identity in Art Production

faiza Aldhamari , Zahra Al Zadjali, Badar Almamari

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The progressive stage of remarkable development in the studies conducted at the fields of multiculturalism and indigenous arts has the key role for revealing the perception of cultural differences, believes and traditions. As a way for plenty of thoughtful readings has presented the value of cultural and social theories, it could also be useful ways for presenting thoughtful accepting on intercultural boundaries. Such themes are included constantly to deal with the perceptions of people discrimination, cultural diversity and social and cultural identity. The current study presents a review on the multicultural issues that are tackled mainly for verifying the salient values of cultural intersection and cultural connections with concerning indigenous arts. The article will also consider to review the influence of multiculturalism in the most applicable types of indigenous arts. It reviews, through relevant studies, the recent issues of cultural transformation, effective roles of indigenous art, and multicultu-ralism that are emerged in the social and cultural field. The article aims to tie the reviewed intercultural issues with the external influential factors that are assumed to impact the community fabric compressively. The present study could approve that cultural diversity causes differences in perception of cultural identity and ways of producing indigenous arts. Since most results emphasize that indigenous artists produce different artistic products at various multicultural environments with the basis of cultural background, ethnicity and identity. Instead, the study confirms that existing diverse culturally environments are essential for providing original aspects of traditional products.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)159-173
JournalOpen Journal of Social Sciences
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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