CONTEMPORANEITY AND ART
Two days of public lectures, panel discussions and seminars for the initiative to establish the Australian Institute of Art History and the VCAM, University of Melbourne. Free admission.
Thursday 22 July, 2010
HISTORIES OF CONTEMPORARY ART
Keynote lecture: “Histories of contemporary art: paradoxes, antinomies, contingencies” – Terry Smith, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Contemporary Art History and Theory, University of Pittsburgh.
Venue: Elizabeth Murdoch Theatre A, University of Melbourne Parkville.
Friday 23 July, 2010
Venue: Federation Hall, Victorian College of the Arts and Music, 180 St Kilda Road, Southbank.
10.00 – 12.00 – WORLD- PICTURING
Keynote lecture: “World Picturing in the Time of Terror and Since” – W.J.T. Mitchell, Gaylord Donnelley Distinguished Service Professor of English and Art History, University of Chicago.
Respondents and panelists: A/Prof Charles Green, Dr Amelia Douglas and Professor Nikos Papastergiadis.
13.00 – 14.45 – WORLD PICTURING, PLACEMAKING AND CONNECTIVITY: 5 PERSPECTIVES + 5 DIALOGUES = 100 MINUTES
Chairs: A/Professor Charles Green and Dr Daniel Palmerive Invited Panelists: Professor Sean Cubitt, Dr Larissa Hjorth, Professor Leon van Schaik, Dr Alex Baker, Jarrod Rawlins.
15.15 – 16.45 – DIALOGUE AND RESPONSE: PROFESSORS TERRY SMITH AND W.J.T. MITCHELL
Chairs: Professor Nikos Papastergiadis and Dr Larissa Hjorth. One hour dialogue between Professors Smith and Mitchell + 30 minutes dialogue with audience.
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Poster as pdf AIAH Contemporaneity poster