The seminar “Against the Canon: Artistic and Historical Narratives on the Two Sides of the Iron Curtain (1960-1990)” (9 July) aims to recover the notion of “canon” as a rationality or way of thinking. This seminar will present projects that revisit experiences rooted on both sides of the Iron Curtain, rehearsing other ways of thinking contemporaneity – its discourses, its practices, its relations, its institutions – but also the experience of working with the MoDe(s) project database, a tool for the exploration of these historiographical alternatives.
Basing on a crossed-reading of historical moments, this international workshop aims to reflect on how exhibitions, archives, films, journals and visual productions deal with the partisan imaginary.
This international workshop is the second part of Partisan Resistance(s): a tool box for analyzing transnational concepts and images which took place in March virtually due to the Covid-19. Following with our research on the complex role of the oral, written and visual productions as agents for a culture of resistance, this workshop seeks to … Continue reading Partisan genealogies: counter-visualities since WWII
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.
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”.
The conference “Une généalogie des révoltées du surréalisme à l’Internationale Situationniste, 1920-1978” of Fabrice Flauhutez is organized as part of the seminar Cultures Visuelles Militantes. It will take place at the Magasin des horizons and it will address the use of images with female subjects as a strategy of struggle.
Download the poster Through the study of models and images of women, this conference (organized as part of the seminar Militant Visual Cultures) seeks to show how a history of the avant-garde groups was built. While these groups were almost exclusively composed of men, their purpose was to reclaim and promote universal, and undoubtedly legitimate, … Continue reading Une généalogie des révoltées du surréalisme à l’Internationale Situationniste, 1920-1978 – Militant Visual Cultures Seminar