Call for papers
08 June - 09 June 2023
University of Amsterdam
Deadline: 06 January 2023
Reproduction of Samaral's postal action, from Suor do corpo: Poemas, regritos e propostas (Rio de Janeiro, 1977), in Ephemera no. 12 (October 1978).
This academic conference, organized by the University of Amsterdam in collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Art at the University of Sāo Paulo (MAC USP), engages new and interdisciplinary research on the relationship between art and institutions in Europe and Latin America in the postwar period.
Through an open call, the organizers invite interdisciplinary scholarship from academics, researchers, postgraduates and practitioners to submit proposals. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:
Histories of migration and exile
Transnational itineraries, circulation and encounters
Infrastructures and institutional practices of exchange
The role of museums and collections
Parallel artistic movements
Cities, sites and other spaces of interaction
Diasporic artistic productions
Cosmopolitan identities and internationalist ambitions
Shifting concepts of transnationalism, post-nationalism, internationalism
Colonial and decolonial processes
Division and dictatorial repression in Europe and/or Latin America and cross-geographic strategies of dissent
Please submit an abstract (max. 300 words) and a short CV to: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 6 January, 2023. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance by 31 January 2023. The conference is scheduled to take place on 8-9 June, 2023 at the University of Amsterdam, in the Netherlands. Some support may be available to cover participants’ travel expenses.
Please find the full open call here.