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.
International Seminar – Resonances/dissonances of history and memory in global contemporaneity Facultad de Greografía e Historia Universitat de Barcelona 8 January 2020 by Anita Orzes The seminar Resonances/dissonances of history and memory in global contemporaneity sought to deepen the complex dialogues and interlinkages between the artistic, cultural and geopolitical spheres produced during the Cold War, … Continue reading Report – Resonances/dissonances of history and memory in global contemporaneity
The sound recording of the international seminar “Resonances/disonances of history and memory in global contemporaneity” (Universitat de Barcelona, 8 January 2020) are now available in our multimedia section.
On January 8 at the Universitat de Barcelona, this seminar aims to reflect on the various ways, themes and forms through which contemporary artists are representing the recent past and its effects.
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.
In recent years many creators have been interested in the historical processes that occurred in the second half of the twentieth century or in the consequences they continue to have today, sometimes due to the contradictions that were generated at that time or conflicts that remain unresolved. In these works, contemporaneity is addressed from … Continue reading Resonances/disonances of history and memory in global contemporaneity
“For us, Picasso was everything: he helped us financially, he was the “red one” (rojo), the communist and also the one who had painted Guernica”. The Spanish philosopher Francisco Fernández Buey, who studied at the University of Barcelona in the 1970s, defined in these terms the key role of Pablo Picasso and Guernica as … Continue reading Le camarade Pi©a$$o au carrefour des cultures des résistances
This seminar, organized as part of the exhibition “Picasso au cœur des ténèbres (1939-1945)” (Musée de Grenoble), will focus on Picasso’s production through the prism of his relations with anti-fascist networks, as well as on the dialogues between a culture of resistance and the visual production of the Spanish artist.
Visual artist and researcher María Ruido presents the lecture “The Imperative Eye. Some notes for thinking about colonialism(s) today: global division of labour and visual hegemonies” in the seminar – Images and geopolitics. Thought and artistic practices around the idea of the border.