The Journal mirrors the two principal thematic approaches of Transnational Dialogues for the year 2015-16. The first section, ‘Between Crowds and Empires’, examines the polarities of collaborative and sharing economies, taking into account the different cultural perspectives from Europe, China and Brazil. The second section, ‘Marginalia’, deals with the inequalities and racialisation of geopolitics, as well as with the practices of those groups and individuals that are seeking niches beyond traditional social structures.
Throughout 2011 and 2012, the cultural and political organization European Alternatives had been running the first edition of Transnational Dialogues, an exchange project between Europe and China. Young artists, curators, researchers and intellectuals from all cultural fields engaged in a series of activities in Europe and China (Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Shanghai). Continue reading TD Journal 2012