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.
This international conference aims to open up an innovative field of research on transnational solidarity movements at the crossroads of cultural history and visual culture. It seeks to show how some networks have shaped a transnational visual culture of resistance, while adapting to local contexts and political struggles.
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.
This international symposium aims to open up an innovative field of research on transnational solidarity movements crisscrossing cultural history and visual culture. This approach seeks to explore the role of visual culture as a transnational vehicle for collective dissent and consciousness, and its agency in shaping social movements through international networks of resistance. We propose … Continue reading Transnational solidarity and visual culture: resistance and revolutionary memories from WWII to the Cold War
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
This 2-days conference in Lisbon (27-28 November 2017) aims at opening a critical space of debate to discuss the role of different forms of dislocation – such as artistic migrations, exiles, networking, circulations of ideas and theoretical articulations, artworks and exhibitions – in the shaping of contemporary art in and beyond Latin America.[:]
In the framework of the 50th Congress of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA) in Paris, Paula Barreiro López will take part in the panel “Paradigmatic shifts in the AICA’s history” with a lecture about Spanish art criticism in the 1960s.
Fabiola Martínez Rodríguez will participate in the symposium “A line that birds cannot see”: Mexican/US Art and Artists Crossing Borders in the 20th Century, organized at the Smithsonian American Art Museum on November 3rd, 2017 with the lecture “Between Figuration and Abstraction: The Cultural Cold War and Tamayo’s Art in the 1950s.”[:]
MoDe(s) organizes the conference “Transatlantic paths: the Cold War between fields of action and critical nodes”, on July 10th and 11th at Saint Louis University Madrid.