Contra vientos y mareas: Venezia & Veniceland

Taking as a starting point the exemplary case of Venice, this seminar aims to analyze the genesis and development of the touristification and commercialization of the city, as well as the role of artists, curatorial projects and its residents in the regeneration of the social and urban context and in claiming the right to the city.

Report – Partisan Resistance(s): a tool box for analyzing transnational concepts and images

The International Workshop “Partisan Resistance(s): a tool box for analyzing transnational concepts and images” sought to deepen the complex role of oral, written and visual productions as elements of a culture of resistance that links the Western world, socialist countries and the Third World.

Partisan Resistance(s): a tool box for analyzing transnational concepts and images

  Since the Spanish Civil War the antifascist resistance configured models of struggle and collective organization. After the liberation the battle for freedom of the antifascist movement continued in the following decades as part of the struggles for decolonization, anti-imperialism, civil rights and anti-capitalism, especially in radical left movements, in which similar models of resistance … Continue reading Partisan Resistance(s): a tool box for analyzing transnational concepts and images

Meeting with… Isabel Plante

Isabel Plante, visiting profesor at UGA 2020, will participate in the cycle of encounters “Meeting with…”. On 21 February 2020, she will presente her current research entitled “International Circulation of Cuban Posters and Chilean Arpilleras during the Sixties and Seventies: History of These Emblematic Latin American Visual Artifacts”.

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.

Soon: Symposium Transnational solidarity and visual culture, 24 & 25 June 2019 in Grenoble

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.

Transnational solidarity and visual culture: resistance and revolutionary memories from WWII to the Cold War

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