OPEN LECTURE: Andrea Giunta, Susanne Altmann

26 sierpnia 2019
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The Piotr Piotrowski Center for Research on East-Central European Art
and the Institute of Art History, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań
invite you for guest lectures by

Andrea Giunta (University of Buenos Aires)
Susanne Altmann (Independent art historian, Dresden)

                                Radicality and Women Artists
                            Latin America and Eastern Europe

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 4-7 pm
Poznań, Al. Niepodległości 4, Collegium Novum, room 401 A
Open lecture and reception
Susanne Altmann
is an art historian, based in Dresden. She studied art
history and philosophy in Dresden and at the New
School for Social Research. Since 2004 she has been
focusing on art production in the former socialist part
of Europe before and after 1989. In December 2018,
her exhibition “The Medea Insurrection. Radical Women
Artists behind the Iron Curtain” opened at the State
Art Collection in Dresden (Albertinum, Kunsthalle Lipsiusbau)
and it will travel to the USA (Wende Museum
of Cold War, Los Angeles) later in 2019.

Andrea Giunta
is Professor at the Universidad de Buenos Aires, where
she got her PhD, and is Principal Researcher of the
CONICET, Argentina. She was founder director of the
Center for Latin American Visual Studies at the University
of Texas at Austin (2009-2013) where she holds
the Chair in Latin American Art History and Criticism.
In 2017 she co-curated (with Cecilia Fajardo-Hill)
an exhibition “Radical Women: Latin American Art,
1960-1985” at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.

The lectures are part of a research travelling seminar “Gender politics and the art in European socialist states”
This project is made possible with support from the Getty Foundation through its Connecting Art Histories initiative.