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.
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
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 a … 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 left … Continue reading Le camarade Pi©a$$o au carrefour des cultures des résistances