GENEALOGY OF AMNESIA – Crushing Silences, Constructing Histories

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8., 9., and 10. November 2018

Crushing Silences, Constructing Histories

MUMOK. Museum of Modern Art Foundation Ludwig Vienna
ADDRESS: Mumok, Museumsplatz 1, 1070 Vienna

A symposium on the silencing of colonialism, anti-Semitism, and contemporary turbo-fascist nationalism in Belgium, Austria, and the former Yugoslavia. Re-examining counter-memory and counter-history projects, interventions, and processes of resistance in order to open up spaces for new directions in politics, futurity, and collective struggles. Organized by the FWF-project “Genealogy of Amnesia,” developed at the Studio of Conceptual Art (PCAP), Institute of Fine Arts, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna.

Suspicious, implicated agencies: gender mutants, decolonial transfeminist, militant filmmakers, radical theoreticians, migrant sex workers

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12.10.2018, Maribor

SCREENING PROGRAM curated by Marina Gržinić and Tjaša Kancler

This program focuses on gender multiple borders and sex as politics. The program puts under question the regime of Whiteness, EU politics of segregation and expulsion, hidden histories. It as well talks about work: to be an artist, theoretician and sex worker. How much resistance against exploitation, racism, dispossession, and misery these positions can produce? What are the forms of these resistances? A militant theater, performance, documentary, a burlesque or an intervention on the street, in the classroom?

Balcan Society for Theory and Practice

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Prizren, Kosova

The goal of this workshop, which will be held in Prizren, Kosova, in the summer of 2018 is to orient current decolonial and postcolonial discourses towards post-socialist Balkan countries. The workshop will gather international scholars, activists and artists to discuss and analyze anti-capitalist politics, feminism, critical race theory and postcolonialism in the context of Kosova, specifically, and eastern Europe, generally. Hence, the workshop will draw attention to places traditionally deemed unphilosophical as sites of theoretical and practical resistance.

Border Thinking. Disassembling Histories of Racialized Violence

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Marina Gržinić (Ed.) With contributions by Ilya Budraitskis, Maira Enesi Caixeta, C.A.S.I.T.A., Yuderkys Espinosa Miñoso, Miguel González Cabezas, Marina Gržinić, Juan Guardiola, Çetin Gürer, Neda Hosseinyar, Njideka Stephanie Iroh, Adla Isanović, Fieke Jansen, Tjaša Kancler, Zoltán Kékesi, Betül Seyma Küpeli, Gergana Mineva, Musawenkosi Ndlovu, Stanimir Panayotov, Suvendrini Perera, Jelena Petrović, Khaled Ramadan, Rubia Salgado, Marika […]

Miradas migrantes sobre el derecho a decidir

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Frente a la situación de los últimos días en Cataluña, desde el Sindicato Popular de Vendedores Ambulantes y el Espacio del Inmigrante condenamos la vulneración de derechos y libertades al pueblo catalán. Reivindicamos el derecho que tienen los pueblos a decidir sobre su futuro, el cual no debe ser negado ni mucho menos perseguido. Extendemos […]

Aftermaths and Transformations: October Revolution 1917 Revisited

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23.,24., and 25. October 2017
conference, exhibition, film seminar, workshop

The Russian Revolution of 1917, which began with the February Revolution and culminated in October with “ten days that shock the world” established the first workers’ socialist state in history and is therefore the preeminent event of the 20th century. Moreover, the two other “events” of the 20th century, namely the two world wars, were connected to carnage and death with no emancipatory impulse.

When thinking of freedom and change, the October Revolution palpably echoes with two other historically momentous revolutions: the Haitian Revolution, the anti-slavery and anti-colonial insurrection of 1791-1804, and the French Revolution of 1789, the ideological, political and social upheaval in the political history of France and Europe by those who were not recognized as the new labor force or as agents of change. […]

Ripple effect, or grains of sand – solidarity as practice

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8 September 2017, from 17.00 to 19.00
@ Kamari, Tehtaankatu 21, HKI-FI
Organized by Night Schoolers

How do we work towards transforming the ways of articulating critique today? Which tools and tactics can we engage to shift the terms of our conversations? How do we form the alliances which we need now? How can we practice solidarity to dismantle the hegemonic identity politics and the current logics of production?

Cines migratorios. Proyecciones privadas, miradas colectivas

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El martes 30/5, a las 19h en t.i.c.t.a.c. – C/Santa Dorotea 9, Bcn

La presentación del proyecto Tiempos Migratorios que está construyendo una serie de momentos compartidos, conversaciones y encuentros translocales entre artistas, investigadores y activistas. Dispersos a través de los espacios digitales, con tiempo y espacio físicos compartidos ocasionalmente, estos encuentros producen sentidos de intimidad en red[…]

La proyección de videos: Hotel/Panamá (Dalida Benfield), Basing Landscapes (Michelle Dizon) y Living Belinda (Jane Jin Kaisen)

El conversatorio con Dalida Benfield (videoartista, investigadora y docente) y Diásporas críticas (colectivo de investigación-acción en artes).