Seminars

Visuality and Counterhistory

Workshop
November 26, 2012 / 18 – 20 hrs
Direction: Anna María Guasch
Coordination: Nasheli Jiménez del Val
Presented and moderated by: Nasheli Jiménez del Val and Julia Ramírez Blanco

Abstract:

One of the most important aspects that Nicholas Mirzoeff has been working in recent years is a decolonial genealogy of visuality, considering it as the core concept for visual studies

From his monograph The Right to Look: A Counterhistory of Visuality (2010), Mirzoeff argues that, beyond being a term emerged from postmodern theory, visuality refers to ways of seeing back in the Napoleonic era that subsequently were theorized as a conservative strategy towards emancipation and liberations that arose at that time. In this seminar, Mirzoeff will talk about this subject, as well as the possibility of theorizing a visuality of counterhistory.

Venue:

UB, Universitat de Barcelona / Aula Magna
Facultad de Geografía e Historia
Montalegre, 6 / 4th Stage / 08001 Barcelona
www.ub.edu

Registration:

artglobalage@gmail.com
FREE ENTRANCE / Certificate of Attendance will be issued
www.artglobalizationinterculturality.com

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