One of the fundamental characteristics of the historical avant-garde movements is the trans-national relations between them, through the creation of a network of nodes, working as a distributed feedback polysystem. The global shift found in certain formulations of avant-garde encourages an examination of how writers and artists formed collaborative networks and how they incorporated their experiences of this into teir work.
I intend to summarize here my research about the connections between the first Spanish avant-garde (Ultraism, 1919-1924) and Europe (avant-garde movements in Poland, Sweden, Portugal, Belgium, Yugoslavia, France, Italy, Hungary, etc.).
I will put the focus on several strategies and tools: journals, letters, lectures, publications, travels, etc…
La idea de la glocalización (Robertson, 1992).
Södertörns högskola (Sweden), three-day interdisciplinary symposium: The European artistic avant-garde c. 1910-30: formations, networks and trans-national strategies.