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.
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).
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.
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
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 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 It brings together fifteen texts based on case studies and documentary sources so far unpublished that address forms of mediation, dissent and resistance to the Cold War’s ideological and aesthetic schism.
Several workers, artists, graphic designers and architects militated within operaism and workers’ autonomy. The activist, the worker and the monster focuses on the sixties and seventies, more particularly on activist iconography that some artists have developed in magazines such as “classe operaia”, “Potere Operaio” and “Lotta Continua”. How can we interpret these works? This intervention … Continue reading Le militant, l’ouvrier et le monstre. Iconographie d’un mouvement révolutionnaire (1964-1977)
In this seminar Jacopo Galimberti will address the militant iconography of the 1960s and 1970s, developed by artists and architects in journals such as “classe operaia”, “Potere Operaio” and “Lotta Continua”. On November 9th, at the University of Grenoble-Alpes.
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!