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.
Kate Domin gives us a summary of our doctoral seminar of 6 and 7 March, which aspired to open lines of discussion on the tools and methodological resources involved in the task of creating a transnational history of art. In addition, participants’ bibliography is shared.
In the framework of the seminar “1959-1985, au prisme de la Biennale de Paris”, this session aims to discuss the symbolic, cultural and political value of the Paris Biennale from the 1950s to the 1970s, and its reception in two totalitarian contexts on both sides of the Iron Curtain: Spain and Poland.
The seminar Transatlantic Episodes (1950-1977): Crossings between art, politics and culture during the Cold War in Spain and Latin America will be given by Paula Barreiro López at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina.
Check out the latest entries in our Multimedia section! Audio and video archives on art and activism in 1970s Spain, and the participation of Eastern European artists in the Paris Biennial.
Issue 5 of REG|AC journal on “Cold War networks and circulations: Cross-cultural Dialogues and Practices throughout the Global South (1957-1991)”, will be published in spring-summer 2018. Here is a preview of the authors and topics addressed in this special issue.