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Exkursion zur Manifesta 12, Palermo – Summer School “Arts Education on Tour: Das mediterrane Denken” ⎜ Dozent*innen: Ayse Gülec, Aurora Rodonò & Prof. Dr. Manuel Zahn

Summer School “Arts Education on Tour: Mediterranean Thinking”

During the Summer Semester 2018, the Institute of Art and Art Theory of the University of Cologne realized an excursion under the title “Arts Education on Tour: Mediterranean Thinking” to the 12th edition of the European Nomadic Biennial for Contemporary Art MANIFESTA that took place in the Sicilian capital of Palermo from June 16th to November 4th, 2018. As a politically oriented and nomadic art exhibition, founded in the early 1990s as a response to the reconfiguration of the World after the end of Cold War, Manifesta is held in a different host city every two years. According to the Manifesta’s title “The Planetary Garden – Cultivating Coexistence” and the main themes of “migration” and “climate change” of this year, the focus of the excursion, understood as Summer School, has been on postcolonial theoretical perspectives, on reflections about the de/construction of the “Global South” and questions of a racism-critical art pedagogy.

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