Art Out of Time: Challenging Periodization

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Places are now available for our upcoming conference, Art Out of Time. If you would like to attend this event, please sign up by emailing Places are limited, and will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis.

Art Out Of Time: Challenging Periodization

Symposium | June 26 and 27, 2014 | University of Oxford


DAY 1 | Thursday June 26 | TORCH, 3rd Floor Radcliffe Observatory QuarterWoodstock Road

4:30- 6:15 Session 1 | Art Out Of Time | Chair: Hanneke Grootenboer (History of Art)

TBC, Amy Powell (UC Irvine)

The First ‘Date Paintings’: On Kawara at Altamira, Whitney Davis (UC Berkeley and York)

Respondents: Ian Kiaer (London-based artist) and Christopher Heuer (Princeton)

6:45-7:30 Reception | Modern Art Oxford | Preview of Barbara Kruger’s Installation


DAY 2 | Friday June 27 | Ertegun House, St Giles

9:30-11:00  – Session 2 | The Museum’s New Object | Chair: Paul Hobson (Modern Art Oxford)

Elizabeth Price (Ruskin) presents her new collaborative project that explores the archives and collections of the Ashmolean and Pitt Rivers Museums in conversation with Paul Hobson, Chris Morton (Pitt Rivers Museum) and Senta German (Ashmolean Museum)

11:00-11:30 | Coffee

11:30-1:00 Session 3—The Object In and Out of Time | Chair tbc

Tamar Garb (UCL), Alexander Sturgis (Holburne Museum Bath), Bettina von Zwehl (London-based artist), Karen Lang (University of Warwick), Christopher Heuer (Princeton)

1:00-2:00 | Lunch (provided)

2:00-3:30 Workshops | Ertegun House St Giles, Oxford (see separate program)

1 Making/Unmaking, chair Anna Murphy; 2 Re-Thinking Historical Time, chair: Elisa Schaar

3 Alternative Temporalities, chair: Ros Holmes; 4 Neo-Installation, chair: Hilary Floe

3:30-4:00 | Tea break

4:00-5:00 Session 4— The Past is the Present (and the Future) | Chair: Anthony Gardner (Ruskin)

History Time in Contemporary Art: Longue Durée Revisited, Christine Ross (McGill)

Respondent: Amelia Barikin (University of Melborne)

5:00-6:00 | Reception Ertegun House

Visual Research