Decolonial Aesthetics at Duke

Decolonial aesthetics refers to ongoing artistic projects responding to the darker side of imperial globalization. This is the terrain where artists around the world are contesting the legacies of modernity and its re-incarnations in postmodern and altermodern aesthetics.

Workshop: May 4 - 6, 2011
Exhibition: May 4 - June 5, 2011
Presented by The Center for Global Studies and the Humanities, Duke University

This workshop and exhibition followed 'Decolonial Aesthetics' which took place in Bogotá, Columbia, co-curated by Maria Elvira Ardiles (Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Bogotá), Walter Mignolo (Center for Global Studies and the Humanities, Duke University), and Pedro Pablo Gómez (Escuela de Bellas Artes, Universidad Distrital, Bogotá).