Partisan genealogies: counter-visualities since WWII

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

Report – Resonances/dissonances of history and memory in global contemporaneity

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

Resonances/disonances of history and memory in global contemporaneity

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

Le camarade Pi©a$$o au carrefour des cultures des résistances

“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