International conference Visual Semantics-Visualizing Global Networks, Circulations, and Patterns

On June 13th and 14th at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris, this international conference will discuss the potential of digital technology in renewing our understanding of artistic circulations and in the deployment of alternative narratives.

Visual Semantics – Visualizing Global Networks, Circulations, and Patterns

Chairs : Béatrice Joyeux-Prunel, Paula Barreiro López, Catherine Dossin. In his groundbreaking project, the Atlas Mnemosyne, Aby Warburg suggested that some shapes travel, passing times and cultures. On their way, accompanied by processes of mixture, borrowings, transfers and resemanticizations that contribute to their impact, they become acting symbols. Building on this idea, Herbert Read proposed … Continue reading Visual Semantics – Visualizing Global Networks, Circulations, and Patterns

Le défi de Caliban – Encounters and debate at ENS Paris

[:en]On 18 and 19 January 2018, Artl@s project in collaboration with other organizations, organizes the encounter “Le defi de Caliban” (Caliban’s challenge) at the ENS Paris. Addressing artistic and literary debates on “the South”, this encounter will raise the question of its definitions through the lens of creation, examining the challenges and limits of such discourses.[:]