“Estética fósil” by Jaime Vindel explains how the recourse to fossil fuels as the primary energy source of the Industrial Revolution and the irruption of thermodynamic physics in the mid-19th century were accompanied by a series of cultural imaginaries that instituted a productivist worldview of the relationship between humanity and nature.
This research workshop is proposed as a space of working and dialogue between the members of the MoDe(s)2 project. Throughout the workshop, we will discuss concepts that will allow us to understand the cultural tensions that are present in the Cold War and that continue to reverberate in the contemporary world.
From Geopolitics to Geoaesthetics. The Challenges of the Spatial Turn, or Debates for a Transnational Art History
The objective of this workshop is to examine and compare the methodological and theoretical approaches that propose to think space and place through the lens of art history and aesthetics. And those, which propose to think art history and aesthetics through the lens of space and place.
This seminar proposes a space to discuss and problematize the current Puerto Rican cultural panorama considering the conditions of its institutions and cultural projects.
The book Vicente Aguilera Cerni by Lydia Frasquet Bellver claims the important work of Aguilera Cerni, one of the most internationally renowned Spanish art critics and historians of the 20th century.
Taking as a starting point the exemplary case of Venice, this seminar aims to analyze the genesis and development of the touristification and commercialization of the city, as well as the role of artists, curatorial projects and its residents in the regeneration of the social and urban context and in claiming the right to the city.
On October 8, 2020 Élodie Lebeau (Université de Toulouse 2 Jean-Jaurès / Instituto de Historia de La Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile) will participate in the seminar “Cultures Visuelles Militantes” of the University Grenoble Alpes with the lecture “Le Musée de la Solidarité Salvador Allende, de l’Unité Populaire au retour d’exil (1971-1991)”.
The exhibition “Earthkeeping, Earthshaking – art, feminisms and ecology” presents art works and ephemera by artists who questioned our individual and collective relationships with nature and the environment, and the dichotomies between nature and culture.
Release of “Exposiciones y comisariado. Relatos cruzados” by Olga Fernández López. The book intertwines the genealogies of curatorial and exhibition studies and proposes a unified history of their convergence.