Primer Episodio

Radical Conceptual Art revisited: A social and political perspective from the East and the South

Workshop - BARCELONA - Agenda



Work meeting with experts and seminar open for the public.


Dates: May 9, 10 & 11, 2007
Place: MACBA Barcelona – AUDITORIUM
Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona
Plaça dels Àngels, 1
08001 Barcelona
Tel +34 93 412 08 10
Fax +34 93 412 46 02 (See map below)


Conceptual practices under the conditions of political and social oppression in Eastern and Southern Europe and South America (1960-1980).
A critical revision.

Participants from Latin America and Europe

Languages: English / Spanish*

* All sessions will be simultaneously translated



Wednesday 09.05.07

19.30: Meeting point at the ‘Residència d’Investigadors’ to go to the restaurant together.

20.00: Welcome dinner at “Pati Manning” Restaurant
Pati Manning
Centre d'Estudis i Recursos Culturals
Montalegre, nº 7 (next to MACBA)


Thursday 10.05.07

10.00 - 10.30
Welcome and introduction    

10.30 - 11.30  Plenary              
Keynote László Beke “The present time of conceptual art”
Keynote Ana Longoni “Other beginnings of conceptualism”

11:30 – 12:00  Coffee Break


12.00 -13.00  Plenary              
Keynote Valentin Roma “Dynamics; processes; meta-discourses; methodologies…”

Debate around the keynote presentations


13.00 – 15.00 LUNCH (free choice in city centre with restaurant tickets)

15.00 - 17.30  Plenary              
Expert presentations
Mediators present their work strategies for the project
Assignment of the Commissions


18.00 - 21.00 h Seminar Rachel Weiss
“Rescriure l’art conceptual” (‘Re-writing Conceptual Art’Chaired by Ana Longoni


Friday 11.05.07

10.30 -11.30
Parallell sessions (work commissions)

11.30 -12.00 Coffee Break

12.00 -13.00
Parallell sessions (work commissions)    


13.00 – 15.00 LUNCH (free choice in city centre with restaurant tickets)


15.00 - 17.30  Plenary              
Report and discussion of the work commissions





18.00 - 21.00 h Seminar László Beke
 “Actualitat del debat conceptual” (‘The present time of the conceptual debate’)
Chaired by Valentín Roma



European Guests
Gábor Altorjay (Hungary) 
László Beke (Budapest, Hungary)
Klaus Groh (Edewecht, Germany)
Cordelia Marten (Berlin, Germany)
Ricardo Nicolau (Porto, Portugal)
Zoltan Szegedy-Maszak (Hungary)


Latin American Guests
Graciela Carnevale (Rosario, Argentina)
Fernando Davis (La Plata, Argentina)
Cristina Freire (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Ana Longoni (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Miguel López (Lima, Perú)
Emilio Tarazona (Lima, Perú)  


Spanish Guests
Joaquín Barriendos (Barcelona - México)
Jorge Blasco (Barcelona)
Jesús Carrillo (Madrid)
Marta Gracia (Barcelona)
Pilar Parcerisas (Barcelona)
Special Guests
Carme Ortiz (Revista Espais. Girona, Spain)
Daria Pyrkina (Moscow, Russia)
Jorge Ribalta (MACBA)
Rachel Weiss (Chicago, USA)

Valentín Roma (Barcelona)
Annamària Szöke (Budapest, Hungary) 
Anne Thurmann-Jajes (Bremen, Germany)


Co organizers
Iris Dressler (WKV, Stuttgart)
Miklos Peternak (C3, Budapest)


Organization Team
Pilar Duran (reporter)
Eva Carbó (reporter)
Valerie Rubinstein (project managment)
Ares Cerveró (research)
Inés Carles (research)
Cilia Willem (plenary chairperson)
Antoni Mercader (project director)


Organized by Research group Vall Comunicació_Art_Educació
Universitat de Barcelona