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

International Seminar – 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.

Conference – Une généalogie des révoltées (Grenoble, October 10, 2019)

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.

Une généalogie des révoltées du surréalisme à l’Internationale Situationniste, 1920-1978 – Militant Visual Cultures Seminar

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

Soon: Symposium Transnational solidarity and visual culture, 24 & 25 June 2019 in Grenoble

This international conference aims to open up an innovative field of research on transnational solidarity movements at the crossroads of cultural history and visual culture. It seeks to show how some networks have shaped a transnational visual culture of resistance, while adapting to local contexts and political struggles.

Transnational solidarity and visual culture: resistance and revolutionary memories from WWII to the Cold War

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

Transnational solidarity and visual culture: resistance and revolutionary memories from WWII to the Cold War

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