Tag: Symposium

Symposium: This Wondrous Land at NGV

Symposium: This Wondrous Land NGV Australia This symposium will feature local and interstate colonial art experts addressing a range of topics relating to this fascinating period of Australian art. Following this symposium attendees are invited to join us for the official launch of the exhibition catalogue at NGV Australia. Speakers Dr Philip Jones,Senior Curator, Department of Anthropology, South Australian Museum; Dr David Hansen, Senior Researcher, Sotheby’s Australia; Dr Danielle Clode, author of Continent of Curiosities: A journey through Australian natural history (2006). Date: Sat 16 Jul, 10.30am–2.30pm (registration from 9.45am) Cost: $45 Adult / $40 NGV Member / $42 Concession (bookings essential) Bookings 8662 1555 (10am-5pm daily) (Event Code P1192) Venue: Theatre, Ground Level, NGV Australia Event code P1191 Exhibition Website: http://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/whats-on/exhibitions/exhibitions/this-wondrous-land

Symposium: History of the Gallery School

Symposium History of the Gallery School As part of the National Gallery of Victoria’s 150th celebrations, the VCA is hosting a symposium about the history of the Gallery School, started in 1867 under the leadership of Eugene von Guérard. The Gallery School is the founding institution of the VCA, formed in 1972 under Lenton Parr. This day of talks will investigate the history of the great art school, and will include stories and debates about the many leading and significant figures in a distinguished history. For a full program click here (pdf). Date: Friday 20 May 2011, 9:00am to 5:30pm Venue: Clemenger Theatre, NGV International, 180 St Kilda Road, Southbank Admission: Free, bookings are essential Bookings: +61 3 8662 1555 More information: click here

Photography and Place Symposium at AGNSW (Sydney)

Photography & place symposium Subject and object in 21st century photography What do subject and object mean (or what can they mean) in photography in the 21st century? Photography is a constantly mutating medium, reacting to (and sometime precipitating) changes in art, society, politics and technology. In the 21st century, photographic practice has come into increasingly close contact with other art forms and, through the virtual environment, an increasingly diverse audience. However, few new theoretical frameworks for considering contemporary photography have arisen to push photographic theory beyond the seminal work of writers such as Barthes, Benjamin, Sontag and Krauss. This symposium, the first of a new annual series of symposia dedicated to photography, explores new ways of thinking about the medium in the 21st century. Have new frameworks for considering contemporary photography arisen? If so, what are they? The exhibition Photography…

Symposium: The Naked Face at the NGV

Symposium The Naked Face: self-portraits: Art, emotion, identity What can self-portraits tell us about the human mind, body and identity? One of the liveliest current debates concerns the nature of human consciousness. How do we acquire and maintain individual identity? How is art subject to memory, emotion, historical and cultural circumstance? Does art expand the mind and can our neurological structures change? Join philosophers, critics and artists to discuss the creative process. Speakers Prof John Sutton, Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science Assoc. Prof, Adrian Martin, film and cultural critic Julie Rrap, artist Lewis Miller, artist De Christopher Marshall, art historian Dr Vivien Gaston, curator Venue: Clemenger BBDO Auditorium, NGV International Date: Saturday 19 February 1.30-4.30pm Cost: $54 Adult / $50 NGV Member / $52 Concession / $50 Student (includes afternoon tea, bookings essential). Bookings essential: Program bookings 03 8662 1555, 10am-5pm daily.

Symposium: Closing the Gap – Contemporary Indonesian Art

Closing the Gap – Contemporary Indonesian Art Symposium – February 5th 2011, 1pm onwards To celebrate the opening of Closing the Gap: Indonesian Contemporary Art, MiFA is thrilled to host an afternoon of talks and discussion on art from our closest Northern neighbor. This event will provide the opportunity for key arts industry members to discuss the rise of contemporary Indonesian art, museums, the emergence of the contemporary Indonesian art market and the presence of contemporary Indonesian art in the global arena. 1pm – Part I: Museums v’s Market: Art Markets across Asia Leading academics and specialists discuss the distinct difference between the ‘Western’ art market and museum systems and the way in which art business is conducted in the East. This session will be chaired by Anita Archer and speakers include Dr Christopher Marshall and Dr Meaghan Wilson-Anastasios of…

Symposium: Cities and History: new voices, new approaches

Cities & History: new voices, new approaches Friday 21 May 2010 9am to 5pm Discovery Centre, Melbourne Museum Presented by the Institute for Public History at Monash University & Museum Victoria A one-day symposium featuring emerging Melbourne-based urban historians.  With commentary by Professor Helen Meller, Nottingham University, UK and Professor Erik Olssen, Otago University, NZ. Speakers Include: · Jenny Coates, Monash University · Cameron Logan, University of Melbourne · Dan Morrow, University of Melbourne · Bernice Ngo, La Trobe University and Museum Victoria · Carla Pascoe, University of Melbourne · Adrian Regan, Monash University · Simone Sharpe, Monash University · Sarah Rood, WayBack When Consulting Historians · Frank Vitelli, University of Melbourne Cost: $10.00 (pay on day) Enquiries: Seamus O’Hanlon, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies, Monash University (seamus.ohanlon@arts.monash.edu.au) RSVP: Kerrie Alexander, Institute for Public History, Monash University (Kerrie.alexander@arts.monash.edu.au)…

Symposium – Interrogating Art Curatorship in Australia (University of Melbourne, Parkville)

An international conference to be held at the University of Melbourne on 12 (evening), 13 and 14 March 2010, interrogating the practice of art curatorship in Australia now, and in the recent past. The program is conceived in celebration of twenty years of art curatorship at the University of Melbourne. It has been organized in conjunction with the launch of the initiative to establish the Australian Institute of Art History at the University of Melbourne. Keynote speaker Michael Brand, Director, J. Paul Getty Museum, 2005-2010 Miegunyah Visiting Fellow, 2010. Symposium speakers include: Anthony Bond; Joanna Bosse; Jane Clark; Alison Carroll; Rebecca Coates; Charlotte Day; Max Delany; David Elliott; Juliana Engberg; Stephen Gilchrist; Alexi Glass-Kantor; Charles Green; Alison Inglis; Jeff Kahn; Rachel Kent; Frances Lindsay; Ruth McDougall; Kyla McFarlane; Christopher Marshall; Hannah Matthews; Karen Quinlan; Patrick Pound; Jason Smith; Daniel Thomas…