Marina Grzinić, Stories of Traumatic Pasts
Held on fairteaching.net
November 19, 2020
The exhibition Stories of Traumatic Pasts, curated by Marina Gržinić, Christina Jauernik and Sophie Uitz is on view at the Weltmuseum Wien until April 3, 2021.
The exhibition focuses on three European regions, their stories, and their current experiences of collective amnesia in relation to traumatic events from the past: Belgian colonial rule in the Congo, Austria after the “Anschluss” in 1938, and the denial of war crimes since 1990 after the breakup of Yugoslavia.
Marina Gržinić, will have a lecture on the exhibition, take the audience for a travelogue on the concept and contexts of the show, participating artists, and future perspectives.
The online lecture will be held in English. Follow this link https://fairteaching.net/b/khm-7×9-cfm!
Prof. Dr. Marina Gržinić is a philosopher, theoretician, and artist from Ljubljana, Slovenia. She serves as a professor and research adviser. Since 2003, she is a professor at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. She is project leader of the research whose full title is “Genealogy of Amnesia: Rethinking the Past for a New Future of Conviviality” carried out as a transdisciplinary project No. AR 439-G24/IBK funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and developed at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, from 2018 to 2020. The exhibition is part of the research project.
In cooperation with Vienna Art Week and Weltmuseum Wien.