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On Horizons: 2nd FORMER WEST Research Congress

04-09 nov 2010
Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul.

On Horizons: Art and Political Imagination is the name of the 2nd FORMER WEST Research Congress.

The congress revolves around the theoretical notion of the horizon, and its place within artistic production and political imagination today. Speakers include Julie Ault, Boris Buden, Lisette Lagnado, Peter Osborne and Shuddhabrata Sengupta.

On Horizons: Art and Political Imagination, the second in the series of FORMER WEST Research Congresses, takes place on 4-6 November 2010 at Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul. Congress proceedings can be followed via live stream, and will be archived on the FORMER WEST digital platform.

FORMER WEST is a contemporary art research, education, publishing and exhibition project (2008-13) that intends to critically reinterpret our recent post-1989 histories and speculates about our global future. It is realized by a dense international network of researchers and institutional partners, including Afterall.

For more information on the event, and on FORMER WEST, visit