Why do we need art? How is it connected to politics? How do we make use of facts? How can we dare to judge ethical matters if we continue to misuse religious texts for political reasons? The political thinker and philosopher Hannah Arendt has a surprising suggestion – only art can save us from ourselves!
Gertrud Sandqvist is a professor in the theory and history of ideas of visual art at Malmö Art Academy, Lund University, Sweden. Between 1995 and 2007 she was Dean at Malmö Art Academy. She is one of the founding members of EARN, European Art Research Network and was a member of the jury of DAAD–Berliner Künstlerprogramm 1998-2002. She co-curated in 2010 the exhibitions Modernaut- ställningen, Moderna Museet, Stockholm and the Gothenburg Biennial of Contemporary Art in 2011.
The lecture will be in English and takes place in the context of Caspar Hall’s exhibition phoenix dactylifera, which runs until 08.01.2012.
Avenida António Augusto de Aguiar, 148 - 3º C
1050-021 Lisboa, Portugal
Monday to Friday, 10h00 to 13h00,
14h30 to 19h00
Tel: + 351 21 352 11 55
Realism Without Authority
Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
Registration is free but limited to the number of seats available. Please send an email with a short CV to email@example.com by 24.03.2022. Confirmation of registration will be sent by email. The seminar will be in English.
Registration is free but limited to the number of seats available. Please send an email with a short CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by 31.03.2022. Confirmation of registration will be sent by email. The seminar will be in English.
Rua Tomás del Negro, 8A
1750-105 Lisboa, Portugal
Wednesday to Sunday, 15h00 to 19h00
or by appointment.
Tel: + 351 21 755 15 70 | 21 352 11 55
In cooperation with Lumiar Cité:
Thu Thiêm: an archaeological
project for future remembrance
08.06. - 08.09.2019
Johann Jacobs Museum
is funded by Ministério da Cultura/Direção-Geral das Artes. With the support of Câmara Municipal de Lisboa and Junta de Freguesia do Lumiar