|Module title||Contemporary Political Art In Latin America And East-Central Europe|
|Module lecturer||dr Magdalena Radomska|
|Faculty||Faculty of Arts Studies|
Thursdays, 13.00-14.45 Col.Novum, wing A, room 602
Module aim (aims)
- Knowledge of art of East-Central-Europe from 1989 until now
- Knowledge of art of Latin America from 1989 until now
- Knowledge of history of both regions
- knowledge of the dynamics of the changes of art in particular countries of the region
- familiarity with key texts on art in Post-Communist Europe, Latin America, Transformation and East-Central Europe
- familiarity with key institutions - Galleries, Museums in Central-Eastern Europe and Latin America as well as with constitutive exhibition for the identity of contemporary art in the region
- detailed knowledge on the oeuvre of most important artists and artistic groups of the region
Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)
Students with various geographical and discipline backgrounds are welcome.
Week 1: Post-communist art or art in Central-Eastern Europe after 1989 ? - key concepts and theories, intro
Week 2: Contemporary Art in Latin America - intro
Week 3: Contemporary Art form Latin America and criticism of capitalism
Week 4: Contemporary Art form East-Central Europe and criticism of capitalism
Week 5: Contemporary Art form Latin America and Post-communist Europe facing problem of migration
Week 6: Contemporary Art form Latin America and Post-communist Europe facing problem of class division and cheap labour
Week 7: Artistic responses to nationalism(s) in Latin America and Post-communist Europe
Week 8: Post-communist art and art with marxist background - Latin America and Europe
Week 9: Glocal art
Week 10: Biopolitics
Week 11: Contemporary artists from East-Central Europe and Latin America on the problem of War
Week 12: Contemporary artists from East-Central Europe and Latin America on revolution
Week 13: The most important curatorial gestures and exhibitions in C-E Europe
Week 14: Key art historians and thinkers on art in East-Central Europe and Latin America
Week 15: Students’ presentations
András, E. (ed.), Video Art from Central and Eastern Europe 1989-2008, Budapest 2009.
Astahovska, I. (ed.), Nineties. Contemporary Art in Latvia, Riga 2010.
Bartošová, Z. (ed.), Contemporary Slovak Fine Art. 1960-2000. From the First Slovak Investnemt Group’s Collection, Bratislava 2000.
Bosteels, B. The Actuality of Communism, London-New York 2011.
Eliot, D., Pejić, B., After the Wall: Art and culture in post-communist Europe, Stokholm 1999
Elkins, J., Is Art History Global, New York 2007.
Erber P.R., Breaching the Frame: The Rise of Contemporary Art in Brazil and Japan, Los Angeles 2015.
Groys, B., Art Power, Cambridge, MA 2008.
Groys,B., Communist Postcript, London 2010.
Gržinić, M., Retroavangarde, Wien, 1997.
Harris J, The Global Contemporary Art World, Oxford 2017.
Mignolo W.D., The Idea of Latin America, London 2005.
Milovac, T. The Misfits. Conceptualist Strategies in Croatian Contemporary Art, Zagreb 2002.
Milovac, T., Stipančić, B. (ed.), The Baltic Times. Contemporary Art from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, Zagreb 2001.
Pejić, B. (ed.), Gender Check. Femininity and Masculinity in the Art of Eastern Europe, Wien/Cologne 2011.
Piotrowski, P., Art and Democracy in Post-Communist Europe, London 2012.
Piotrowski Piotr, In the Shadow of Yalta Art and the Avant-garde in Eastern Europe 1945-1989, London 2009.
Preda C., Art and Politics under Modern Dictatorships A Comparison of Chile and Romania, London 2017
Sturcz, J., The Deconstruction of the Heroic Ego: The Artist's Body as Metaphor in Hungarian Art from the Mid-80's to the Present, Budapest 1999
Šuvaković, M., Impossible Histories: Historic Avant-Gardes, Neo-Avant-Gardes and Post-Avant Gardes in Yugoslavia, 1918-1991, Cambridge 2003.
Trossek, A. (ed.), Liina Siib. A Woman Takes a Little Space, 54th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, Tallin 2011.
Vild B. (et al.), On Normality. Art in Serbia 1989-2001, Belgrade 2001.Candela, I, Art in Latin America, London 2013.