Discussion in 'العربية (Arabic)' started by chizinist, Dec 3, 2012.

  1. chizinist Senior Member

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    Defamiliarization or ostranenie (остранение) is the artistic technique of forcing the audience to see common things in an unfamiliar or strange way, in order to enhance perception of the familiar. A central concept in 20th century art and theory, ranging over movements including Dada, postmodernism, epic theatre, and science fiction, it is also used as a tactic by recent movements such as Culture jamming.

    Is there a translation of this in Arabic?
  2. shafaq Senior Member

    تغريب المألوف stands for Defamiliarization in Arabic.

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