It is with a heavy heart that we have to say goodbye to our dear comrade and friend Laura Ramírez Palacio who left us recently.
The special issue “Partisan Genealogies: Radical Visual (and Policial) Practices” (Artl@s bulletin) is the the result of a collective research work developed within the research project “Ré.Part. – Résistance(s) Partisane(s) : Culture visuelle, imaginaires collectifs et mémoire révolutionnaire”. The essays draw a visual, ideological and cultural map that helps to develop a new conceptualization of the partisan and of partisanship.
Lecture – O poder simbólico de I Giardini di Castello: arqueologia e contemporaneidade dos pavilhões nacionais na Bienal de Veneza
On June 21, 2022 Anita Orzes will present the lecture “O poder simbólico de I Giardini di Castello: arqueologia e contemporaneidade dos pavilhões nacionais na Bienal de Veneza” at the Escola de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas of the Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP).
CFP – The Ways of Archiving. Practices, Conditions and Discourses around the Study of Arts and Culture
Call for papers “The Ways of Archiving. Practices, Conditions and Discourses around the Study of Arts and Culture” (Deadline for submission: 10 June 2022). The objective of this International Workshop is to further explore the current debates around the issue of archiving, specifically those that emerge from the interaction between consolidated forms of historical knowledge and their critical counterpoints.
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).
CFP – “Against Citizenship: Visual belongings and transnational affects” (Deadline: June 1st, 2022). This special issue of “Cultural Dynamics” seeks to gather contributions that deal with affective and transnational networks that position themselves against or facing the “fantasy” of an egalitarian citizenship, understanding that it is not intrinsically segregating, but aleatory and artificial, in the same way that the creation and existence of states.
The seminar”Collectivizations and artistic activism in the South” (April 26, 2022, Grenoble and via zoom) will examine the responses that, through the creative gesture, aim to “repair what has been broken”. Among the speakers will be Ana Longoni, Julia Ramírez Blanco, Andrew Martin and Raquel Schefer. The seminar will conclude with the presentation and projection of the film-essay “La revolución (es) probable” [The revolution (is) possible] (2021).
Until 4 September 2022, the exhibition “The rules of the game” at the Es Bauldar Museu d’Art Contemporani de Palma. This new audiovisual production of María Ruido explore difficulties, conflicts and contradictions in class and gender as found in work situations in the art and culture sector.
Triptych women and histories of struggle in Latin America / From Zapatista Mexico to rebellious Chile: an interpreted history
On December 7 and 8, 2021, “Triptych women and stories of struggle in Latin America / From Zapatista Mexico to rebellious Chile: an interpreted history” will take place at the Maison de la Création et de l’Innovation (Université Grenoble Alpes). This research-creation activity, articulated in a performance and a graphic workshop, will delve into the traces and archives of feminist collectives in Latin America.