Artists Remake the World
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The Author : Anysia Troin-Guis

Anysia Troin-Guis completed a Ph D. in Comparative Literature (Aix-Marseille University) and is a professor certified in modern humanities. Her thesis, defended in 2017, is entitled Experimental poetry from 1960 to 1980: Aesthetic, ethical and political issues. The recipient of a post-doctoral research grant financed by the Foundation for the Memory of the Shoah for her work on the relationships between contemporary and historical violence, she is pursuing her activities as an art critic and contributes regularly to specialized journals. She participated in various scientific group publications and is a member of the collective Migrations et altérités, a space for transversal and interdisciplinary exchange that engages in critical thinking about constructs for research-action and alternating between seminars and workshops at University Aix-Marseille. She has organized various scientific events (Aix-Marseille University and Sorbonne Nouvelle University) and coordinated the publication of several editions of the scientific journal Les Chantiers de la creation, for which she was an editorialist for two years. Her research is primarily on the historical, political and ethical concerns of contemporary, poetic and artistic creation.
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29 April 2020

Brazil’s anti-clichés

Not a week goes by recently without news from Brazil that arouses concern and elicits feelings of consternation and indignation. The country has certainly been through its share of crises in the past, but the rise to power of extreme-right president Jair Bolsonaro in 2018 has made them even more extreme. His election, reflecting a global trend in rising populism, is the culmination of a rebellion against economic inequalities and financial elites, a refusal of the political establishment, and a rejection of the other, be they a minority or from an immigrant background. While Brazilian artists are taking a massive stance against their government and its excesses, the entire sector of contemporary creation is busy deciphering the complex realities of the country today.

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