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Durham University

Centre for Visual Arts and Culture

CVAC Events Listing

Visual Intersections 4

Collingwood College

The Centre for Visual Arts and Culture and the Leverhulme Doctoral Training Programme in Visual Culture presents the fourth in a series of Summer Schools which brings scholars together to explore the interdisciplinary nature of visual culture. For more information about this event and how to register, please contact visualintersections@gmail.com.

Day 1 Visual Politics (Monday 8th July)

10.30

Registration

11.00

Intro from LJ

11.15

Opening Plenary: Prof. Stephen Regan – Poetry in Paint: Modern American Poetry and the Visual Arts

12.15

Session A: Navigating conflict and contesting regimes

In search of a Spanish artistic identity in the era of Francoism: Antonio Saura and J. a. Coderch

Elena Roig Cardona

Transforming Citizens into Artists and the City into Museum

Megan Macnaughton

13.15

Lunch

14.00

Session B: Representation and visualisation

Visualising Nordic Society: Krohg, Munch and the Development of the Welfare State

Dr Alexander Mack

Shadows of Childhood

Dr Sophie Handler

15.30

Refreshments Break

16.00

Session C: Aesthetics of knowledge in the digital realm

Contesting Sacred (Cyber)Space: Manchester Cathedral vs. Sony.

Christopher Chok

The politics of food culture on Instagram

Dawn Woolley and Zara Worth

Visual eureka. Graphic screens in film as an analytical tool

Tomáš Kolich

17.30

Performance and Q &A

Identity and Memory Approached through Rhythms of Hand Stitch, Performance and the Poetic Word

Eileen Harrisson

Markets in Bogotá

Mauricio Baez

19.00

Servery dinner in Collingwood

Day 2 Beyond the glass case (Tuesday 9th July)

09.00

Careers Workshop

Dr Sarah Price & Dr Katy Barrett

10.00

Session D: Engaging with archives

Footage without Context: The Case of the British Newsreels of World War 2.

Grace Stephenson

British railway posters of Durham

Laura Littlefair

Rediscovering Public History: Challenges of Preservation, Accessibility and User Engagement for a Private Egyptian Historical Family Archive through Digital Media

Sally Skerret

11.30

Refreshments Break

12.00

Session E: Photography

Putting Yourself in the Picture

Simon Denison

Creating News Photographs

David Bamber

13.00

Lunch

14.00

Session F: Curation and Memory

Soviet versus Holocaust memory and victimhood representation in museums

Georgia Gladitz

UK- based contemporary art curators: exploring the field of professional knowledge

Gabrielle Barkess-Kerr

15.00

Plenary: Dr Katy Barrett – Thinking about art in the Science Museum: George Gabb and Sebastien Le Clerc’s drawing of ‘The Physical Laboratory of the Académie des Sciences’

16.00

Refreshments break

16.30

Session G: Three-dimensional and haptic experiences

The 3D visual culture of nature: natural history models and casts

Elaine Charwat

Playing in the Archive: Handling Optical Toys as Methodology in Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture Research

Shijia Yu

17.30

Depart for Palace Green

18.00

Drinks reception at Palace Green

Day 3 (Wednesday 10th July)

09.00

Workshops: Visual culture methodologies and/or practice

Body Mapping

Eye Tracking

11.30

Closing talks and thanks

12.00

Lunch at Collingwood

13.00

Architectural tour to town

14.30

Afternoon activities

Castle tour

Crime tour

Wild:a celebration of the natural history of the British Isles exhibition at Palace Green Library

Open Treasure exhibition at Durham Cathedral (additional charge payable at the venue)

16.00

Depart

Costs

1) Speaker rate, registration only: £0

2) Speaker rate, lunch on all days: £19

3) Speaker rate, lunch on all days and dinner on Monday evening: £33

4) Non-speaker rate, registration only: £10

5) Non-speaker rate, lunch on all days: £21

6) Non-speaker rate, lunch on all days and dinner on Monday evening: £36

Advance registration is essential and will close on Wednesday 26th June 2019.

Contact visualintersections@gmail.com for more information about this event.