[artinfo] SocialEast Forum: Seminar on Art and Documentary (Friday 10 November 1-6pm Ludwig Museum Budapest)

Reuben Fowkes R.Fowkes at mmu.ac.uk
Tue Oct 17 00:26:00 CEST 2006

Forum on the Art and Visual Culture of Eastern Europe

SEMINAR NO.2 - Art and Documentary
Ludwig Museum Budapest, 1-6pm Friday 10 November 2006


Bojana Pejic (Curator Berlin/Belgrade) 
‘The Production of the Unknown Heroine’

Mi*ko Suvakovic (Professor of Aesthetics and Theory of Arts at Belgrade University)
'Analysis of Ideology: Approaches and Transgressions'

Lynda Morris (Norwich School of Art) 
‘Picasso: Peace or Freedom’

Eva Forgacs (Pasadena Art Centre for Design) 
‘Ilya Kabakov, Archives of Garbage’

Angela Harutyunyan (University of Manchester)
'Collective Memory Fragmented: Public Symbols and Political Power in Minsk'


The Socialist Memory film screening features film and video works by contemporary artists that deal with the memory of the communist past in Eastern Europe. The selected films also demonstrate the variety of approaches within contemporary art to the use of documentary material and techniques. Devised by Maja and Reuben Fowkes www.translocal.org 

Anri Sala (Albania/France) Intervista, 1998 (25 min)
Zbynek Baladran (Czech Republic), Working Process, 2004 (9 min)
Arturas Raila (Lithuania), The Girl is Innocent, 1999 (17 min)
Goran Devic (Croatia), Imported Crows, 2005 (22 min)
Johanna Billing (Sweden) Magical World, 2005 (6.12 min)

The SocialEast research forum considers the art and visual culture of Eastern Europe from the end of the Second World War to the fall of the Berlin Wall, through collaborative projects, exhibitions and seminars. The project is organised by MIRIAD Manchester Metropolitan University in collaboration with Pasts Inc. Central European University, the Institute of Art History Zagreb, Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art Budapest, www.artmargins.com and other international partners.  For more details contact the project organiser Dr. Reuben Fowkes by email to r.fowkes at mmu.ac.uk or see the project website www.socialeast.org 

Dr Reuben Fowkes
Research Fellow MIRIAD
(Manchester Institute for Research and Innovation in Art and Design),

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