The doctoral seminar “Cartographic Narratives: Trajectories of Cultural Agents and Artifacts in the Atlantic Space” (Université Grenoble Alpes, 8 July 2022) seeks to discuss the contributions that the geospatial approach brings to the history of art. Based on current research and the work with MoDe(s) Database, we will reflect on how to interrogate and analyze the points of contact, transaction or disjunction of the (spatial) history of art.
“Looking at us head-on: Spain, Portugal and their images” will take place on June 23 and 25. This seminar is proposed as a dialogue between scholars of politics, anthropology, art, film and visual culture from Spain and Portugal, two states that have had a tense historical relationship, almost parallel dictatorial periods, and have had their backs to each other for far too long.
This seminar proposes a space to discuss and problematize the current Puerto Rican cultural panorama considering the conditions of its institutions and cultural projects.
The study seeks to map the biennials in Latin America and the Caribbean between 1951 and 1986, defining their characteristics and specificities and offering a first approach to this biennial environment.
The workshop “Partisan genealogies: counter-visualities since WWII” allowed to debate a broad imagery connected to the partisan struggle, the notion of the partisan itself, assessing the heterogeneity of its status, the multiple ways and manners of claiming rights and the places of partisanship.
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
This international workshop aims to analyze how the oral, written and visual productions can be considered as elements of a culture of resistance that links the Western world, socialist countries and the Third World.
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”.
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