How critique becomes translocal? – RECLAIMING COMMONS

By Vera Leisibach on
Wednesday 30th of November 2016

In 2014, Mexican artist Teresa Margolles presented her installation La Busqueda at Migrosmuseum in Zurich. The work probed a mysterious series of female homicides. La Busqueda is a monument of the extreme violence in the northern Mexican border city of Ciudad Juárez. The experience of seeing La Busqueda in a Swiss art museum is the starting point for our conference, which explores the effects of art that addresses topics that are situated in a specific