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Madison, WI 53706 United States

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March 2018

“Urban Counternarratives of Bodies in Space,” Lecture by Dr. Monica Amor

03/19/2018 @ 5:00 pm
Elvehjem Building Room L140, 800 University Ave
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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In this talk Dr. Monica Amor will return to the concept of the trans-object (which Hélio Oiticica developed in 1963) to articulate the performative dimension of the work that followed the Neoconcrete inquiry of the 1959-1961 period. This performative turn coincided, as is well known, with Oiticica’s incursion into the favela of Mangueira in Rio de Janeiro and was theorized in relation to the concept of “work-environment” and the notion of “vivência” (life-experience). Interested in comparing this emphasis on “vivência”…

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