The book Cold Atlantic will be presented at La Central library, at the Museo Reina Sofía in Madrid, on 10 May at 7 p.m. Edited by Paula Barreiro López, this volume proposes a renewed reading on artistic practices, aesthetic discourses and models of resistance in the transatlantic axis from 1948 to the present day.
Anita Orzes and Pablo Santa Olalla revisit the various contributions to the seminar, between a historical review of the revolts and social transformations that occurred around 1968, and an expansion of their geographies and genealogies.
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 volume edited by Paula Barreiro López is the result of a collective research work developed over the last three years within the framework of MoDe(s) project. It brings together fifteen texts based on case studies and documentary sources so far unpublished that address forms of mediation, dissent and resistance to the Cold War’s ideological and aesthetic schism.
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
Publication of REG|AC issue on Cold War networks and circulations: Cross-cultural Dialogues and Practices throughout the Global South (1957-1991)
The latest issue of REG|AC, Revista de Estudios Globales & Arte Contemporáneo, edited by Paula Barreiro López and Juliane Debeusscher, is available. It maps some of the cultural networks of the Cold War (1957-1991) developed through, or in contact with, the transantlantic south and the Pacific.
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CFP – Transnational solidarity and visual culture: resistance and revolutionary memories from WWII to the Cold War. Grenoble, 24-25 June 2019
This international symposium will seek to explore the role of visual culture as a transnational vehicle for collective dissent and consciousness, and its agency in shaping social movements through international networks of resistance. Check the CFP, deadline 20 January, 2019!
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