AntiAtlas des frontières

The Art of Bordering: Economies, Performances and Technologies of Migration Control

24-26 October 2014, MAXXI (the National Museum of XXI Century Arts), Rome. Organizing committee : Cédric Parizot, Filippo Celata, Raffaella Coletti, Heidrun Friese, Nicola Mai, Alessio Rosati, Benoit Tadié, Antoine Vion. Art curator : Isabelle Arvers, A project of the MAXXI, the Institut Français d’Italie and the IREMAM, in partnership with the LabexMed program, Dipartimento MEMOTEF (La Sapienza), Technische Universität Chemnitz, Maison Méditerranéenne des Sciences de l’Homme, le Laboratoire de Sociologie du Travail, Laboratoire Méditerranéen de Sociologie, Temps, Espaces, Langages, Europe Méridionale – Méditerranée, Ecole Supérieure d’Art d’Aix-en-Provence, PACTE (CNRS ; Université de Grenoble), Alliance Athena.

The Art of Bordering is an art-science event about the material and symbolic construction of the Mediterranean as a border zone, the dynamics and politics of migration management and control, the strategies of adaptation, contestation and subversion of “Fortress Europe”. During three days, Italian, French, German, and British social scientists, philosophers and artists, will present their work and engage discussion with the public.