Audio – 0:36:52

Inversions: When Narratives become Institutions | Canonic and Anti-Canonic Artists’ Travels; lecture by Diedrich Diederichsen

A History of Limits
On the Architecture of Canon Narratives
2016, Mar 18-19

How can one intervene in canon narratives? How can one change art history and art institutions by reading canon narratives against the grain?

Diedrich Diederichsen (art theorist and cultural scientist, publicist, Akademie der bildenden Künste, Vienna/Berlin) speaks on Hubert Fichte and his relation to canonical and counter-canonical journeys by German artists: from Italy via Spain and Portugal to countries of the Global South.
A History of Limits