Workshop and Exchange Meeting: European Culture of Resistance against Fascisms

Foundation Between|Bridges and University of Applied Arts, Vienna

European Culture of Resistance agains Fascims

Workshop and Exchange Meeting in the framework of the artist research project Navigating Dizziness Together by Ruth Anderwald + Leonhard Grond.

20.3.2021, online

Registration: Until March 18, 2021

The Europe we inhabit today developed as a project in resistance to its past fascisms. But are fascisms only found in the past? This day-long workshop and exchange meeting explores resistance against fascisms as a performative, artistic, cultural, digital and educational instrument of realizing (European) community. Renown artists, curators, scientists, and education experts will discuss openly and co-creatively artistic and communal possibilities of fighting fascist ideas with youth and participants of cultural institutions from Europe, Israel and the U.S. The workshops assemble excellent artistic, curatorial and educational practices with divergent perspectives on the topic – from remembrance cultures to art to activism – to develop new lines and spheres of cooperation.

Register here: https://culture-of-resistance.eu/CONFERENCE

Introduction: Ruth Anderwald + Leonhard Grond

Keynote: Jonathan Horowitz and Wolfgang Tillmans

Workshops:

Arts of Resistance
Barbara Staudinger, director, Jewish Museum Augsburg
Sebastian Cichocki, chief curator and head of research, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw

Communities of Resistance
Milica Tomic, artist, head of Institute of Contemporary Art, TU Graz
Galia Bar-Or, senior lecturer and curator, Jerusalem

Digital Resistance
Total Refusal: Digital Disarmament Movement, artists collective, Graz – Vienna
Keinen Pixel den Faschisten!, media professionals, research collective and development studio, Fellbach

Education of Resistance
Jean-Philippe Restoueix (Human Rights educator, Council of Europe)
Roman Fröhlich (political scientist, head of education at Foundation wannseeFORUM) with Katja Pratschke (artist, educator)
Scott Solder (co-founder, Active Bystander Training Company)

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Photo © Abram Tomasi, Gessica de Oliva, Samira Mosca, Lucia Rose Buffa, Tomas Grosello, Camilla Saiz, Giada Cardillo, Nicole Fersko, Museion Bolzano, mentored by Alessandra Ferrini

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