G. Jula Dech
Hochschule der Kunst
Institut für Kunst im Kontext
Einsteinufer 43-53
10587 Berlin
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Paper: "German Political Posters from the Women's Movement: 1970 to Present"

This illustrated talk will present my political posters for the women's movement in Germany since 1970 to today.

JULA DECH has a background in art education and later studies in painting and lithography at the University of the Arts in Stuttgart, Germany. She completed her sudio education in 1968 with professor Fred Dahmen in the Art Academy in Munich. Dech received her MA degree from Berlin's Free University in narrative art and sociology. She had apprenticeship orders at the Free University in Berlin, University of Hamburg, and HfbK Braunschweig in feminist art. From 1984-1985 Dech had a guest professorship in printmaking at the European art academy Trier. She has taught courses in intercultural projects, women's studies and the science of art at Institut für Kunst im Kontext in Berlin since 1986. She has published essays and catalogues on Hannah Höch, Käthe Kollwitz, Georgia O‘Keeffe, Helen Frankenthaler. Her art and writing has focused on apprenticeship organizations; investigations of stories about art and culture; analysis of the social and international roles of artists; artistic responses to war; and feminism.