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Wednesday 28.08.2019

'Art and Politics' Online Course by Node Center


'Art and Politics' Online Course by Node Center
Node Center for Curatorial Studies
http://www.nodecenter.net

Info

- Duration: September 17 - October 8, 2019 - Application deadline: September 13, 2017 - Lecturer: Daniela Labra - Participation fee: 154 EUR

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ART AND POLITICS
An Online Course by Node Center



This course addresses the critical potential, ambivalences and contradictions of contemporary artistic projects that deal with socio-political content in different formats, both inside and outside the cultural institution.

Over four weeks, we will trace how artists have addressed such diverse issues as civil rights, humanitarian affairs, critique of capitalism, gender and sexuality discussions, historical revisionism, and more. We will take a historical-critical approach to a wide variety of case studies from Modernism, to the second half of the twentieth century to today, where works with political content are widely exhibited in museums, cultural centers, biennials, fairs, galleries and other spaces that make up contemporary art economics, creating sometimes contradictory panoramas of insertion and effectiveness.

Accompanied by rich visual material and recommended readings, this course is for curators, writers, artists and anyone interested in gaining a deeper understanding of the relations between art and politics in contemporary visual art production.


*Video conferences every Tuesday at 7pm CET. Recordings will be available in case you miss a live session!


- Duration: September 17 - October 8, 2019
- Application deadline: September 13, 2017
- Lecturer: Daniela Labra
- Participation fee: 154 EUR


FULL INFORMATION AND ENROLLMENTS: bit.ly/2zcP0qX


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PROGRAM

Session 1. Art & politics: an introduction

- Avant-garde and Revolution in the early 1900

- Re-configuring the international art system after 1950s

- New art forms as political attitudes: the beginning of the contemporary art era


Session 2. Institutional critique and the economy of participatory art from the 1960s onwards

- The emergence of happenings and environmental art 

- Participatory art and the critical role of the spectator

- Performance and body art: the value of non-object-based art


Session 3. The personal is political

- Art, identity politics and civil rights movements since the 1970s

- Activism and social engagement in context-oriented projects

- Gender theories and artistic proposals since the 1990s


Session 4. The contemporary art system and 'otherness'

- Multiculturalism, post-colonial & decolonial theories through artistic approaches

- The global art scene and politics of institutional inclusion: the contemporary biennial phenomena

- Concluding debate with the participants: on the effectiveness (or not) of political art


Authors quoted: Bertolt Brecht, Walter Benjamin, Aquille Mbembe, Walter Mignolo, Claire Bishop, Hito Steyerl, Marta Traba, Judith Butler, Gilles Deleuze, Jacques Ranciére, others.



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CONTACT
www.nodecenter.org
info@nodecenter.org



Course image: Pierre Le Vaillant