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Durham University

Centre for Visual Arts and Culture

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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.

Day 1 Visual Politics (Monday 8th July)

10.30

Registration

11.00

Welcome from Professor Ludmilla Jordanova, Director of the Leverhulme Doctoral Training Programme in Visual Culture

11.15

Opening Plenary: Prof. Stephen Regan – Poetry in Paint: Modern American Poetry and the Visual Arts (Chair: Lara Ehrenfried)

12.15

Session A: Navigating conflict and contesting regimes (Chair: Iris Ordean)

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

Megan Macnaughton Colectivo Acciones de Arte (Chile, 1979-1985): Transforming Citizens into Artists and the City into Museum

13.15

Lunch

14.00

Session B: Representation and visualisation (Chair: Seren Nolan)

Rory McInnes-Gibbons The Ruins of Palmyra: Transforming the Exotic into the Neoclassical one Ruin at a time

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

Dr Sophie Handler Shadows of Childhood

15.30

Refreshments Break

16.00

Session C: Aesthetics of knowledge in the digital realm (Chair: Christoph Doppelhofer)

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

Dawn Woolley and Zara Worth The politics of food culture on Instagram

Tomáš Kolich Visual eureka. Graphic screens in film as an analytical tool

17.30

Performance and Q&A (Chair: Nelli Stavropoulou)

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

Mauricio Baez Markets in Bogotá

19.00

Servery dinner in Collingwood College

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

09.00

Careers Workshop

Dr Sarah Price & Dr Katy Barrett Careers in the Cultural Sector

10.00

Session D: Engaging with archives (Chair: Louise Garner)

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

Laura Littlefair British railway posters of Durham

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

11.30

Refreshments Break

12.00

Session E: Photography (Chair: Vanessa Longden)

Simon Denison Putting Yourself in the Picture

David Barber Creating News Photographs in a Multi-Media World

13.00

Lunch

14.00

Session F: Curation and Memory (Chair: Antonia Miejluk)

Georgia Gladitz "Let All Voices be Heard": ┼Żanis Lipke Memorial Museum and Visual Pluralism in Latvian Narratives of WWII

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

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’ (Chair: Lindsay Macnaughton)

16.00

Refreshments break

16.30

Session G: Three-dimensional and haptic experiences (Chair: Joshua Podmore)

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

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

17.30

Depart for Palace Green

18.00

Drinks reception at Palace Green, including a viewing of the #VisibleWomen exhibition

Day 3 (Wednesday 10th July)

09.00

Workshops: Visual culture methodologies and/or practice

Body Mapping (Nelli Stavropoulou)

Eye Tracking Experiment (Prof. Ludmilla Jordanova & Dr Bob Kentridge)

Video Abstract Workshop (Petr Nuska)

11.30

Closing talks and thanks

12.00

Lunch at Collingwood

13.00

Architectural walking tour (Dr Adrian Green)

14.30

Afternoon activities

Castle tour (Lenka Sediva)

Wild:a celebration of the natural history of the British Isles exhibition at Palace Green Library (self-directed visit)

Open Treasure exhibition at Durham Cathedral (self-directed visit; 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

Please register here.

Advance registration is essential and will close on Wednesday 26th June 2019. Please note that registrations will be subject to a small booking fee; those who register using a Durham University email address will be exempt from booking fees.

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