Seminar
Gail Day, Steve Edwards
Time, Capitalism, Modernity & Aesthetic Form
14.07.-16.07.2015

Maumaus

Charles Chaplin, Modern Times (1936), Film Still

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In this seminar we examine some theories of time and their significance for understanding art. The categories we will be working with are drawn mainly from the Marxist tradition and the central problem is how to understand capitalism in its historical actuality. Throughout the seminar we will be consider- ing a range of artworks as ways of thinking about capitalist temporality as it emerges through aesthetic form: examples include Manet and the Impressionists, the Soviet avant-grade, Ilya Ehrenberg, Charlie Chaplin, Jean-Marie Straub & Danielle Huillet, Harun Farocki & Antje Ehmann, Allan Sekula, Santu Mofokeng, Shahidul Alam, Ursula Biemann, Chen Chieh-Jen, and the Radek Community.

Gail Day is Senior Lecturer in the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies at the University of Leeds. She is the author of Dialectical Passions: Negation in Postwar Art Theory (Columbia University Press, 2010).

Steve Edwards is Professor of Art-History-Materialism and Head of the Department of Art History at the Open University. His books include: The Making of English Photography, Allegories (Penn State University Press, 2006) and Martha Rosler, The Bowery in two inadequate descriptive systems (Afterall Books, 2012). He serves as an editor of the journals Oxford Art Journal and Historical Materialism.













































































































































































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Lecture
Alan Read
The Dark Theatre:
Conditions of the Irreparable
11.-13.03.2020, 11 am, 2 pm

Auditorium Goethe-Institut, Lisbon

Fogo Island Dialogues
Atlantic Codes
November 8–9, 2019

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Padrão dos Descobrimentos, Lumiar Cité


Lumiar Cité

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1750-105 Lisboa, Portugal
Wednesday to Sunday, 3pm to 7pm
and by appointment
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Ao descer a escada
Há um degrau p’ra me sentar.
Não há outro degrau
Onde descansar.
Não estou lá em baixo
Nem lá em cima estou.
Estou é na escada
Onde sempre estou.

Ao subir a escada
Não estou em cima, nem em baixo.
Não estou na creche,
Nem mesmo no sopé, acho.
Ideias estranhas começam a girar
Na minha cabeça
Fora do lugar!

Tonio Kröner
09.11.2019 - 02.02.2020

25.01 | 17h00 Talk with Tonio Kröner, Simon

Thompson, Jürgen Bock


Upcoming exhibition:

Judith Barry
All the light that's ours to see
28.03. - 28.06.2020


In cooperation with Lumiar Cité:

Tiffany Chung
Thu Thiêm: an archaeological
project for future remembrance
08.06. - 08.09.2019

Johann Jacobs Museum



Maumaus / Lumiar Cité
is funded by Ministério da Cultura / Direção-Geral das Artes. With the support of Câmara Municipal de Lisboa and Junta de Freguesia do Lumiar

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