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2010 Conference: Religion in the Hispanic Baroque: The First Atlantic Culture and its Legacy

January 16, 2010 Leave a comment

The Foresight Centre, Liverpool, 12-14 May 2010

This interdisciplinary conference will investigate the role of religion in the Hispanic Baroque. We propose to explore the Baroque not merely as a specific and historical set of literary, artistic and architectural styles. Rather we seek to study it as a complex cultural system that emerged from early modern transatlantic interaction and exchange of knowledge and imagination, and that continues to shape the political, social and cultural reality of the Atlantic world and beyond to this day.

Call for papers: read more…

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Chaos and revelry: Neo-Baroque and camp aesthetics

January 12, 2010 Leave a comment


Exhibtion
Curator: Edwina Bartlem
18 January – 10 February 2008
Counihan Gallery, Brunswick
Melbourne Australia read more…

Demian Schopf and Latin American Neobaroque

January 12, 2010 Leave a comment

Art Event/Lecture
Jan 23, 18:00, 2010.
Antropofagia Cultural:
Demian Schopf and Latin American Neobaroque
at the ICI-Berlin
Christinenstr. 18-19, Haus 8
D-10119 Berlin
Tel: +49 (0)30 473 7291-10
Fax: +49 (0)30 473 7291-56
info(at)ici-berlin.org
http://www.ici-berlin.org

Drawing on the concept of ‘cultural anthropophagy’, which goes back to the 1928 Manifesto Antropófago by the Brazilian poet and polemicist Oswald De Andrade, an exhibit and a series of talks reflect on the critical digestion of the other as a fundamental issue in the phenomenology of cultural encounters.

European Father and Indigenous Mothers – The Postmodern Neobaroque in Latin American Culture. 


Talks by the artist Demian Schopf and by the curators of the exhibition, Elena Agudio and Paz Guevara.

Venue: ICI Conference room (3rd floor)

Time: 18:00
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Silent Revolution. Solo show of Demian Schopf

Demian Schopf’s The Silent Revolution is a photographic series of enactments of baroque paintings of angels and archangels from the Latin-American colonial period, an interesting hybrid coming out from the encounter/clash between European and Indigenous visual cultures.

Venue: ICI Library (2nd floor)

Time: 20:00