MACBA Independent Studies Program (PEI)
With the participation of Xavier Antich, Manuel Asensi, Rosi Braidotti, Judith Butler, Douglas Crimp, Marcelo Expósito, David Harvey, Ana Longoni, Rita McBride, Chantal Mouffe, Francesc Muñoz, Beatriz Preciado, Jacques Rancière, John Rachjman, Emmanuel Rodríguez, Suely Rolnik and Allan Sekula, among others. The Independent Studies Program (PEI) aims to explore the field of artistic practices that link art to the human sciences and to critical-social intervention. The Program seeks to enhance students’ capacity to participate in professional activities and their ability to articulate a critical position in regards to art and culture. By understanding art as the product of a convergence of different systems, social fields and areas of knowledge, the Program intends to generate ideas and conceptions that challenge the framework established by the neo-liberal technocracy.