Public Manifestations of Affect (Publication)

Manifestaciones Públicas de Afecto is a digital publication that reclaims the importance of incorporating an affective dimension to the public sphere that psychoanalysis and feminism have historically made; investigating its possibilities to function as a space of resistance against the policies of neoliberal subjectivation. Avoiding idealizations and recognizing that affects can also have a normalizing…

Cristina Ochoa: PHARMAKON. Cure or poison

Tuesday 29th November, 7pm, Galeria Àngels Barcelona* Pharmakon is an artistic research project that opens the discussion to demystify the ambivalent concept of ‘drug’. An experimental, biochemical and aesthetic laboratory is proposed in Pharmakon, which examines the historical use of different substances and their effects on behavior, questioning social and cultural taboos regarding to drug…

Valentina Desideri and Florencia Portocarrero, A studio practice to explore inappropriate feelings: SHAME

  Monday, 2nd May, Estudio Práctico (Calle Tarros 3, 08003 Barcelona) 5pm-8pm: studio practice 8pm-9pm: Anna Manubens In the context of BAR project curatorial program, which this year investigates the politics of control of human behaviour, residents Valentina Desideri and Florencia Portocarrero revisit the feminist claim of the personal as political, and they propose an…

The Right to Be Unhappy

On the politics of control of human behaviour and psychotropification of society   Participants: Montserrat Rodriguez (Intervalos), Virginia García del Pino, Bárbara Rodríguez Muñoz, Valentina Desideri, Florencia Portocarrero, Warren Neidich, Silvia Maglioni & Graeme Thomson, Dora García, Mathilde Villeneuve, Alexandra Baudelot, Josep Rafanell i Orra, Carles Guerra, Veronica Valentini, Juan Canela and OVNI Observatori de…

Curator talk: Lorenzo Sandoval, Emanuele Guidi and Robert Leckie

Thursday January 21, 06:30pm Fundació Antoni Tàpies*, Barcelona Visiting curators Emanuele Guidi (artistic director ar/ge kunst, Bolzano), Robert Leckie (exhibition curator at Gasworks, London) and Lorenzo Sandoval (independent curator) will talk about their curatorial practice and on-going projects. Emanuele Guidi (1978) is an independent curator and, since July 2013, the artistic director at the kunstverein…