19 may 2011

first trieste contemporanea seminar on art history

the fragile pedestal

June 3-4, 2011, Trieste (Studio Tommaseo, via del Monte 2/1)

Edith András (Research Institute for Art History of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary).
Piotr Piotrowski (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland).
Marquard Smith (University of Westminster, London, United Kingdom).


The Seminar is a part of the CEI Feature Event 2011 CEI Venice Forum for Contemporary Art Curators
conceived and organised by the Trieste Contemporanea Committee
in the framework of the activities of the Continental Breakfast network
and under the patronage of Mrs Androulla Vassiliou, Member of the European Commission
an event in Trieste under the patronage of the Central European Initiative (CEI), the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities, the Provincia di Trieste, the Comune di Trieste and the University of Trieste and supported by the CEI, the Regione Autonoma Friuli Venezia Giulia, the Provincia di Trieste and the BEBA Foundation of Venice


Friday, June 3rd
First session: 10am — 12:30m

10:00 Suki de Boer (The Netherlands) — Site-Specific Art in a Shifting Corporate Context: For or Before Corporate Employees?
10:30 first discussion
10:50 Marco Hompes (Germany) — East European Situationism? On the Contemporary Art Scene in Slovenia. 
11:20 second discussion
11:40 Maros Krivy (Slovak Republic) — Public art and empty factory: two versions.
12:10 third discussion
[12:30 – 2:30pm lunch break]
Second session: 2pm — 8pm
2:30 Anna Kwiatkowska-England (Poland) — The Public Camp Art in Poland.
3:00 fourth discussion
3:20 Claudio Leoni (Switzerland) — Topography of Terror.
3:50 fith discussion

5:00 PUBLIC LECTURES by the supervisors
6:30 PUBLIC SCREENING of The Giant Buddah (Documentary film, Switzerland 2005, by Christian Frei) ad debate with the director

Saturday, June 4th
Second session: 9am — 12m
9:30 Gabriele Naia (Italy) — Walls and Spaces. Declinations of the Distance.
10:00 sixth discussion
10:20 Clarissa Ricci (Italy) — Future Anterior as the Temporal Mode of Contemporary Monuments.
11:10 seventh discussion
11:30 closing discussion

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