Engagement in times of revolt: the political stakes of international art criticism during the Cold War

This symposium organized in Rennes by the PRISME program in collaboration with MoDe(s) addresses the multiple crossings between the practice of criticism, art and politics since 1945, contemplating the art critic as a political actor that interacted with changing historical and geographical contexts.

MoDe(s) at the IV International Meeting on Digital Art History in Malaga

This Meeting in Malaga from December 15th to 17th, 2016 develops a forum to discuss researches and projects developed at the intersection between art historical studies, computational technologies and digital media. MoDe(s) is participating with the lecture “Exploring Digital Resources to Map Art, Counterculture and Politics during the Cold War.”

Research Seminar Canon(s) in Dispute – Conclusions

A summary of MoDe(s)’ Research Seminar of November 23rd at the Facultat de Geografía e Historia of the Universitat de Barcelona, dedicated to the notion of canon and its multiple manifestations. Among the topics, Latinamerican modern art, art in the Spanish state over the 1970s, feminist and gender perspectives questioning the canon, and more!

MoDe(s) at the Symposium “One Hundred Years of Cultural Transfer: Barcelona 1888-1992”

The International Conference “One Hundred Years of Cultural Transfer: Barcelona 1888-1992” will take place on November 24, 25 and 26, 2016 at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. MoDe(s) reseachers Paula Barreiro Lopez (IP) and Juliane Debeusscher participate in the panel “Networks and Encounters” (25 Nov.)

Report and balance of the Cold Atlantic doctoral seminar in Barcelona

The Cold Atlantic pre-doctoral seminar took place on September 8 and 9 at the University of Barcelona and the MACBA. There were two days of very fruitful presentations and exchanges, many thanks to the participants for sharing their work in progress and feeding a debate that two days did not manage to exhaust!