Daily Archives: February 20, 2013

Spiraling Time: Leandro Katz

A work consisting of photograph taken through an analytical process that concentrates on the same sight, recording the passing of natural events in their relation to historical ones.
The work is thought as
1) Nature as an analogue of history and against the classical idea of nature as renewal, but of dominated nature: nature as ruins.

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Spiraling Time: Andre Lepecki

In my talk, I will analyze how some choreographic-sculptural propositions by Brazilian artists Hélio Oiticia and Lygia Pape, in the late 1950s and early 1960s, not only blur the line between action and object, body and image, but also disrupt the “time-zone” of historical narratives about the relations between visual arts and dance. Following Didi-Huberman’s assertion that art history is constantly re-beginning with every new work, I am interested in inflecting his insight with the specificity of Brazil in its particular geo-political context.

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Spiraling Time: Andrea Giunta

The past haunts us. It drives our need to recover archives; to activate fragments of a time lived before (by one or by others) into a new experience. Memory is one of the most recurrent themes in contemporary art. It is considered to be characteristic of Latin American art, but it is not. European cities (particularly Berlin) as well as those of Latin America (especially Buenos Aires) have become huge memorials. Centotaph cities.

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