The e-publication “Conceptualism: Intersectional Readings, International Framings, Black Artists & Modernism in Europe Since 1968” (Van Abbemuseum, 2019) is now available. Here you can read the essay “Repositioning Spanish Conceptualisms: New Institutionalism, Coloniality and the Contemporary” by Juan Albarrán.
The workshop was conceived as a space in which to promote and plan the work of researchers in the framework of the project MoDe(s) 2. One of the main objectives of the project is to draw up a glossary of concepts that allow us to understand the cultural tensions that are going through the Cold War and that continue to reverberate in contemporary times.
The book Disputas sobre lo contemporáneo. Arte español entre el antifranquismo y la postmodernidad by Juan Albarrán has just been released! It will be presented by the author at the Central in Museo Reina Sofía on 21 March, 2019.
The workshop of MoDe(s) 2 ” Critical imaginaries and expanded semantic fields from the Cold War to contemporaneity”, held in Robledo de Chavela (July 16-18, 2018), had as objective to lay the basis of the research project for the next three years. It was, therefore, an internal workshop where we presented the research topics that will be developed in this second phase.
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.
Researcher Julia Ramírez Blanco will give the conference “Utopias of Revolt: Reading activist aesthetics through the lens of the social dream”, Wednesday 18 January, 1 p.m at the Facultad de Geografía e Historia de la Universitat de Barcelona.
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.”
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!
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.)