Spectres of others ’68: Aesthetic Genealogies and Global Activism. January 9-10th, 2019 in Barcelona

Decentralizing the accounts of 1968, both chronologically and geographically, this seminar proposes to explore the role of ‘the other’ in the configuration of the movements of revolt of the 1960s, tracing the political genealogies and utopian horizons that were conceived and are still visible (and claimed) in contemporary times. While Kristin Ross denounced the depoliticization of … Continue reading Spectres of others ’68: Aesthetic Genealogies and Global Activism. January 9-10th, 2019 in Barcelona

Seminar Scenarios, representations and transformations of labour in the global world – November 28th in Barcelona

This seminar questions the variable geographies of the new composition of labour, opening up debates and questions that tackle the transformations in the composition of the force of labour, in the dynamics of capitalist valorisation, in the lines of conflict and in the processes of constitution of subjectivities.

Report on the seminar Contemporaneity and transition: perspectives from the South of Europe

The seminar organised last 17 October in Madrid served as a set of pertinent updates on visual forms and aesthetic proposals at the cutting edge of the political processes of regime changes in the different national scenarios of the southern European environment. Report by Álvaro Giménez Ibáñez (UAM).

Conference “1968 – Alternative Genealogies and Resonances.” Vienna, 19-20 October

The conference organized by the Department of Art History of the University of Vienna proposes to reflect on the experience of 1968 and its resonances in different cultural and geopolitical contexts. With the participation of Ekaterina Degot, Sven Lütticken, Paula Barreiro López, Gal Kirn, Caroline Lillian Schopp and Daniel Grúň.

MoDe(s): second round 2018-2020!

The research project MoDe(s)-Decentralized Modernities: Art, Politics and Counterculture in the Transatlantic Axis during the Cold War is continuing with its second phase: MoDe(s)2 (2018-2020). MoDe(s)2 incorporates new themes and focuses of attention, new team members, and has already an exciting program of upcoming activities. Have a look at them!

Seminar Contemporaneity and transition: perspectives from the South of Europe

In Madrid on October 17th, this seminar will focus on the connections between political transitions in Spain, Portugal and Greece, reconsidering their political and cultural legacies, artistic projects that have considered their memories, as well as echoes of those processes in the present.