The international conference “From Biennale to biennials. The impossible desire” will take place at the University Ca’ Foscari Venezia (April 26 – 28, 2023). This conference aims to create a space for reflection and dialogue on the term ‘biennial,’ the biennial phenomenon, and the individual and collective histories of biennials that took place between the 1930s and the 1980s.
From the 18th to the 24th of January 2023 will take place the congress “Vital archive of the revolt. Dissident Aesthetics of the Chilean October” (Aix-Marseille Université / Université Grenoble Alpes) that aims to study the different visual strategies developed and deployed during the massive Chilean social movement, called “estallido social”, which took place between October 2019 and March 2020.
Soon: “Arts et écrits rebelles : images dissidentes et résistance de la langue” (Rebellious art and writing: dissident images and linguistic resistance, May 11- 15, 2022) at the Centre Culturel International de Cerisy (Cerisy-la-Salle, France). This conference will seek to examine the rebellious and ingenious thinking of dissidence in the arts and in writing. Among the speakers will be Juan Albarrán, Paula Barreiro López and Maria Ruido from MoDe(s).
The international conference “A neoliberal counter-revolution? Cultural Imaginaries, Political Subjectivities and New World Order (1979 – 2019)” will take place on 16 and 17 September 2021 at MACBA. Responding to the reflections developed in the framework of the research projects Decentralised Modernitie(s) and Fossil Aesthetics, this international conference asks about the role that cultural imaginaries have played in the shaping of neoliberal subjectivity during the period from 1979 to 2019.
On June 13th and 14th at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris, this international conference will discuss the potential of digital technology in renewing our understanding of artistic circulations and in the deployment of alternative narratives.
This international symposium aims to open up an innovative field of research on transnational solidarity movements crisscrossing cultural history and visual culture. This approach seeks to explore the role of visual culture as a transnational vehicle for collective dissent and consciousness, and its agency in shaping social movements through international networks of resistance. We propose … Continue reading Transnational solidarity and visual culture: resistance and revolutionary memories from WWII to the Cold War
Chairs : Béatrice Joyeux-Prunel, Paula Barreiro López, Catherine Dossin. In his groundbreaking project, the Atlas Mnemosyne, Aby Warburg suggested that some shapes travel, passing times and cultures. On their way, accompanied by processes of mixture, borrowings, transfers and resemanticizations that contribute to their impact, they become acting symbols. Building on this idea, Herbert Read proposed … Continue reading Visual Semantics – Visualizing Global Networks, Circulations, and Patterns
This international symposium will seek to explore the role of visual culture as a transnational vehicle for collective dissent and consciousness, and its agency in shaping social movements through international networks of resistance. Check the CFP, deadline 20 January, 2019!
Colloque international Solidarités transnationales et culture visuelle : résistances et mémoires révolutionnaires de la Seconde guerre mondiale à la Guerre froide 24 et 25 juin 2019 Université de Grenoble (Maison des Sciences de l’Homme) Ce colloque porte sur les mouvements de solidarité depuis la Seconde Guerre Mondiale, à la croisée de l’histoire culturelle et de … Continue reading Solidarités transnationales et culture visuelle : résistances et mémoires révolutionnaires de la Seconde guerre mondiale à la Guerre froide