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
Solidarités transnationales et culture visuelle : résistances et mémoires révolutionnaires de la Seconde guerre mondiale à la Guerre froide
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
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.
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).
Seminar in Grenoble – Le militant, l’ouvrier et le monstre. Iconographie d’un mouvement révolutionnaire (1964-1977)
In this seminar Jacopo Galimberti will address the militant iconography of the 1960s and 1970s, developed by artists and architects in journals such as “classe operaia”, “Potere Operaio” and “Lotta Continua”. On November 9th, at the University of Grenoble-Alpes.
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.
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!
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.
Head researcher of MoDe(s) Paula Barreiro López will give the conference “The Tricontinental Effect: Guerrilla Tactics, Solidarity, and Artistic Activism in the Global Cold War” at the Sursock Museum in Beirut.