100 Years of Avant-Garde: the image revolution
Avant-garde, or avant-garde in French, refers to those artists or works whose ideas, styles and methods were very original or modern compared to the period in which they lived. The main characteristic of the vanguardism was freedom of expression, manifested through the alteration of the structure of the works, the approach of taboo subjects and the subversion of creative parameters.
These renovating artistic movements, generally dogmatic, occurred in Europe in the first decades of the twentieth century; From where they extended to the rest of the continents, mainly towards America, where they faced the modernism. Many artists have aligned themselves with the avant-garde movement and still continue to do so, drawing a story from Dadaism to Situationists to postmodern artists such as the Poets of Language.
This year the congress delves into the legacy of the artistic movements on contemporary visual culture and its various areas: painting, photography, cinema, theater, design, typography, architecture, etc.