Alejandro Meitin: Artistic Initiatives in Community Organizing, and their Metaphorical and Juridical-Social Dimension

Alejandro Meitin: Artistic Initiatives in Community Organizing, and their Metaphorical and Juridical-Social Dimension photo/foto: Julio Pantoja

Artistic Initiatives in Community Organizing, and their Metaphorical and Juridical-Social Dimension

This keynote explored transdisciplinary strategies of critical urbanism that integrate artistic modes of thought and action to create contexts of resistance and transform reality.

Biography

Alejandro Meitin is an artist, lawyer, environmental activist, and co-founder of the art collective Ala Plástica (1991), which is based in La Plata, Argentina. Since 1994 he has been a member of Arte Litoral, an independent network of artists, critics, curators, and scholars interested in new ways of thinking about contemporary artistic practice and critical theory. Meitin has been involved in researching and developing collaborative artistic practices and has a number of exhibitions, residencies, and publications to his credit. He has also taught courses and given lectures in Latin America, North America, and Europe.

Media

Permanent URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2333.1/c59zw5f5

Additional Info

  • Encuentro location (Bogotá): Auditório Virginia Gutiérrez , Posgrados Ciencias Humanas, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
  • Date: August 23, 2009
  • Country: Argentina