Louis who? What you should know about Louis Agassiz

Sasha Huber Saarikko

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Abstract

Five publications will be launched during the 19th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil | Southern Panoramas in São Paulo. Three of them are linked to the Festival’s themes, acting as printed platforms for this edition’s exhibitions and debates, and as additional environments for the development of its curatorial issues. With collaborators Petri Saarikko and Maria Helena P.T. Machado we've contributed with an text out of our book (T)races of Louis Agassiz: Photography, Body and Science, Yesterday and Today to the publication: SOUTHERN PANORAMAS | READINGS - Perspectives for other geographies of thought. It includes essays and art manifestos that present, advocate, or question the notion of geopolitical South, which pools together regions with shared historical, social and cultural contexts can be found on Southern Panoramas | Readings - perspectives for other geographies of thought. Through the input of theoreticians and sample contemporary artistic and cultural practices, the publication discusses ideas that challenge Eurocentric representations and narratives.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication SOUTHERN PANORAMAS | READINGS
Subtitle of host publicationPerspectives for other geographies of thought
Publication statusPublished - 2015
MoE publication typeD2 Article in professional manuals or guides or professional information systems or text book material

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