Architectures and Spaces of Migration/ Architekturen und Räume der Migration

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Symposium at the Academy of Fine Arts in the context of the DFG network Entangled Histories of Art and Global Migration in cooperation with IG-Architecture The symposium Architectures and Spaces of Migration explores architectures and housing practices in the context of migration, exile and flight from an inter- and transdisciplinary perspective. Architecture and migration have […]

BOOK PRESENTATION – Activating Critical Thinking in the Midst of Necropolitical Realities: For Radical Change

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INTRODUCTION: – Marina Gržinić – Jovita Pristovšek AUTHORS’ PRESENTATIONS: – 1. Liliana Conlisk Gallegos: The Coloniality of the Quotidian: A Transborder Perspective on the Matrix of Colonial Power and the Agents of Supremacy (The Everyone That Is No One) – 2. Nina Cvar: Transformations from Capitalist Realism to Brutalist Neoliberal Necrocapitalism: The Case of Slovenia […]


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Letos se bomo ozrle še dlje v aktivistično preteklost. Na dvorišču Inštituta za novejšo zgodovino v Ljubljani smo 8. 9. pripravile fotografsko razstavo Po korakih, s katero napovedujemo digitaliziran arhiva Škuc-LGBT od leta 1984 naprej…

Re-activating Critical Thinking in Contemporary Philosophy and Theory

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International colloquium Friday, 15 January 2021 From 15:00 to 19:30 Due to Covid Due to Covid 19 safety regulations, the event will take place online via ZOOM. The colloquium will be held in English. The topics of the colloquium are performativity, esthetics, politics, feminism, geopolitics, sexuality, trans*, decoloniality, technology, capital/ism, necropolitics, and racialization. We want […]

BUILDING NEW VOCABULARIES OF RESISTANCE. Screening, lectures, performative interventions

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The art-research project “Genealogy of Amnesia” (FWF-PEEK Project, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna) in cooperation with Österreichisches Filmmuseum andkulturen in bewegung, an initiative by VIDC, Vienna, announces a collaborative two days of screenings, lectures, performative lab situations onto the topic of evaluating film and video languages to oppose discrimination, epistemic violence, invisibilized realities, lost memories, and closed archives. The two days lab situations will be going on with filmmakers, curators, students, and the younger generation of film and video artists and Viennese activist communities. New film languages will be discussed through processes of changing established narratives and imperial knowledge.

Disentir la historia. Memorias decoloniales, memorias insumisas

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Talleres, mesas redondas, registros de audio, música y conferencias para reconocer y visibilizar las memorias plurales de Barcelona. Disentir la historia. Memorias decoloniales, memorias insumisas reúne colectivos y activistas anticoloniales y migrantes, comunidades religiosas, investigadores, escritores, docentes y artistas para debatir sobre el pasado, reconocer aquello vivido y reconstruir episodios invisibilizados de la memoria colectiva. […]

Stories of Traumatic Pasts. Counter-Archives for Future Memories

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at Weltmuseum Wien 8 October 2020 to 3 April 2021 The exhibition Stories of Traumatic Pasts: Counter-Archives for Future Memories focuses on three European regions, their stories, and their current experiences of collective amnesia in relation to traumatic events from the past: Belgian colonial rule in the Congo, Austria after the “Anschluss” in 1938, and […]

Desuniversalizar el mundo

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Seminario PEI Obert dirigido por Lucía Egaña

Los legados del colonialismo siguen afectando en múltiples aspectos a la sociedad contemporánea. Como una consecuencia colonial, la palabra sigue siendo hoy una propiedad privatizada por la blanquitud. La palabra y la razón se han regido por las epistemologías occidentales de personas blancas, y en ese sentido los discursos y prácticas están marcados de una forma violenta por su racismo universalizante. Por este motivo son necesarios espacios de disidencia y de resistencia en los que la palabra y la voz pertenezcan a personas no blancas y a epistemologías consideradas “otras” que, aun siendo ancestrales, han sido sistemáticamente silenciadas por la violencia colonial.

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?