Based on unpublished archival documents, the book “Compagnons de lutte. Avant-garde et critique d’art en Espagne pendant le franquisme” by Paula Barreiro López reveals the artistic and intellectual circles of the left fighting against Francoism.
Art and Politics
Beyond the Exhibition: a Transnational and Polyphonic Approach to their Histories from the Cold War to our Time
The seminar “Beyond the Exhibition: a Transnational and Polyphonic Approach to their Histories from the Cold War to our Time” (9 September 2022, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid) seeks to discuss the potentialities and limitations of exhibitions, understanding them both as a tool to destabilize the Eurocentric narrative and the hegemonic exhibition format, and as a space traversed by geopolitical issues and tensions
Arts and Rebel Writing. Dissident Images and Linguistic Resistance
This seminar proposes to analyze the current reconfigurations of resistance in the arts and writings, and thus to study in what way the emergence of new epistemologies have been able to profoundly modify them by bringing certain practices into the field of knowledge.
Crisis over Crisis: institucionalidad cultural en desequilibrio
This seminar proposes a space to discuss and problematize the current Puerto Rican cultural panorama considering the conditions of its institutions and cultural projects.
Reports – Decentralized Modernities 2
The reports aim to document the discussions that took place during MoDe(s) activities, as well as being an useful complement to the recording of the events that can be found in the multimedia section.
Workshop – Critical imaginaries and expanded semantic fields from the Cold War to contemporaneity #2
Planned for 18 and 19 July at the Complutense University of Madrid, this research workshop is intended as a space for work and dialogue between the members of the MoDe(s)2 project. It is open to the public (excepted the 19th afternoon session).
Report from the conference Transnational solidarities and visual culture (Grenoble, June 2019)
The international conference was intended to further the cartographic reconstruction of regional and internationalist ties that were forged by the nonaligned culture of the period running from the end of the second world conflict to the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Critical imaginaries and expanded semantic fields from the Cold War to contemporaneity #2
This research workshop continues the workshop organized in July 2018, conceived as a space for work and dialogue among the members of the MoDe(s)2 project. MoDe(s)2 seeks to deepen four axes of transversal analysis. They delve into the role that culture and art have had in the multiple conflicts and frictions for the configuration of … Continue reading Critical imaginaries and expanded semantic fields from the Cold War to contemporaneity #2
Report on the seminar “Spectres of others ’68” (Barcelona, January 2019)
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.