Presentation of the book "Artistic production in times of precarious work" by Juan Vicente Aliaga and Carmen Navarrete

  • Day: December 15, 2017
  • Time: 7:00 p.m.
  • Space: Auditori
  • Free activity

Es Baluard has invited the researcher Carmen Navarrete, co-author with Juan Vicente Aliaga of the book “Artistic production in times of precarious work” for the presentation in the museum.

The text emerges in a seminar organized by the Urban Space and Gender Technologies research group in the classrooms of the Faculty of Fine Arts of Valencia, in which it was intended to reflect on the situation of artistic practice in times of general labor precariousness. Aware that capitalism today is largely based on the capture and valuation of intangible social production, the authors ask about the people who give body to this sector, for the reasons of putting their work and social mediation even in precarious conditions , and by the consequences in society of the flexible “work” model. It is in the work of the artist as creative that lies the basis of the slogans of current discourses on cultural work. However, the roots come from other times in which the romantic and bohemian image of the artist was forged. An image that still persists in the collective imagination and that favors the depoliticization of artistic and / or cultural work. The book has been made with the collaboration of the Indevol Group of the University of Castilla-La Mancha.

Carmen Navarrete (Valencia, 1963) is an artist, researcher and teacher at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the UPV since 1989. She visually explores the creation of imaginaries around the genre based on mass culture and especially advertising, using I work a conjunction of media such as image, text, installation. He has carried out individual projects during the nineties in different parts of the globe, The observer, (Athens, 1989), Climbing into America, (Vilnius, 1991), Untitled (?), (Columbus, 1991), Le cabinet des estampes, (Grenoble, 1994). Her collective exhibitions include Round Trip (New York and Barcelona, ​​1990), Mirades i vi (ver) sions (Barcelona, ​​1996), at the same time that she has carried out an intense research work on issues such as gender violence in publications as Imapasse (2007) Disagreement (2005), catalogs as Prison love (MNACRS, 2005), and coordinated meetings and seminars, also highlighting its participation in the project feminist genealogies in Spanish art: 1960˗2010 in the MUSAC León (2012).

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