29 april, 2011
Critical Practices Seminar
The Critical Practices Seminar aims to nurture students’ capacity for critical judgement and encourage the adoption of a standpoint through the profound knowledge of currents of contemporary thought. The seminar is structured around the reading and analysis of documents and materials submitted by each of the participating professors.
27 april, 2011 - 11 a.m.and 16:00 h
To/from the Second Spanish Republic. International correlates and synchronies
This seminar aims to show the variety and complexity in some of the debates on contemporary Spanish history. To this end, it compiles the latest research on aspects such as exhibitions, urbanism, magazines, photography and the relationship with totalitarian regimes and their outcome in the Spanish Civil War and Second World War.
March 11 - 12, 2011 - 10:30 a.m.and 16:30 h
Encounters with the 30
Encounters with the 1930s is a symposium that begins with a line of questions about a decade that has haunted historic and contemporary ideas about art and politics, artistic autonomy, and the pressure of context on artistic production.
March 4 and 5 - 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Fugue of Ideas: Passion, Knowledge and Memory in Aby Warburg’s Theory of the Image
This seminar is divided into four roundtables that attempt to interrogate the historical and intellectual coordinates of Warburg’s project, and then to discuss the primary questions about the nature of the image formulated in Atlas that resonate in current debates.
9 de diciembre de 2010 - 31 de marzo de 2011 - 7:30 p.m.
Rethinking the Spectator. Theory and Critique in Performance Practices
A seminar aimed at reconsidering the contemporary condition of the spectator, attempting to look over parallels that have often been drawn between audiences and society, as well as reflecting on the forms of participation that have subverted the simplistic dichotomies of identification and critical distance.
October 29, 2010 - February 10, 2011
Research residencies. Public presentations
The research residencies inside the Study Centre look to integrate the Museo’s visitors and workspaces and the university, bringing research time into the museum context and the relationship capacity within the academic sphere. The results of this first edition are presented in successive presentations with diverse formats.
June 9 - 24, 2010 - 7 p.m.
Action Behind The Margins
This series of conferences and screenings analyse, from the 1970s onwards, the creative use of abandoned and peripheral spaces, particularly in the Lower Manhattan area of New York. The debates delve deeper into photographic projects and performances, along with screenings of films and videos, to reveal a version of the city that greatly differs from the official one.