METROMOD marks out a unique and unconventional map of life and work in exile metropolises in the first half of the 20th century: New York, Buenos Aires, London, Istanbul, Bombay (now Mumbai) and Shanghai. The project refers to urban topographies, inner-city districts, outlying suburbs and streets, to places where interactions took place, but also to the venues used for exhibitions and collaborative projects.

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A narrative of two contrasting hotels juxtaposed in Bombay emerges at the Tata Central Archives.

We are offering a three-year PhD position starting in June 2019 at the earliest

Deadline: 15 April 2019
Place: Paris, Deutsches Forum für Kunstgeschichte…

Two thoroughly productive and enjoyable days spent discussing the nexus of displacement, artistic production and urban environments with scholars from around the world.

In March and April 2018, I spent four weeks in Mumbai doing archival work for my Metromod research project “Bombay Modern”. Similarly to many of the important places of the art scene I am

Traces of European emigration in New York during the 1930s and 1940s. In September, I made my first research trip to New York. As well as spending time in

The IIAC Archive: An important institution for research in Buenos Aires. Last summer, I spent four weeks in Buenos Aires, the city in which I am focusing my research.