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.
The annual conference of the Memory Studies Association is taking place at the Complutense University of Madrid, from 25 to 28 June 2019. The session “Texturas del arte y la memoria en la España contemporánea” includes the participation of María Ruido.
On January 25th, Paula Barreiro López’s conference at the Edinburgh College of Art will address the processes of negotiation amongst art critics, artists and cultural agents during Late Francoism (1959–1975), highlighting questionings raised by the link between art and (left-wing( ideology.
On Thursday May 18th, Fabiola Martínez will give the conference “The Hemispheric Politics of Mexico’s Inter-American Biennials (1958 and 1960)”, as part of the seminar “Biennales du Sud/Biennials of the South” organized by Béatrice Joyeux-Prunel at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris.
The international conference Cold Atlantic seeks to highlight the transatlantic exchanges between North America, Europe, Africa and Latin America bringing into the fore other hubs of artistic exchange and influence, aiming not just to de-center the Paris-New York axis, but also to foster a discussion that gives a voice to cultural expressions that were generated outside the official power structures.