Imaging History Conference Program Brussels February 18th 2010

Posted on Jan.12.2010

We are pleased to announce the program for the forthcoming conference:

 Imaging history photography after the fact

February 18th Sint-Lukas Brussel

Organized within the framework of the practice-based artistic research project “(in)site site-specific photography revised”

Bruno Vandermeulen & Danny Veys  


 Program below

09:00 – 09:30    Welcome
09:30 – 09:45    Opening: Willem De Greef Director Hogeschool Sint-Lukas Brussel
09:45 – 10:00    Visual presentation: Influences for (in)Site Photography & Imaging History
10:00 – 10:30     Prof. Helen Westgeest (University of Leiden Netherlands)                               Photography Bridging Great Distances in Time and Place
10:30 – 11:00    Dr. Iro Katsaridou Museum of Byzantine Culture Thessaloniki Greece                          Dr. Anastasia Kontogiorgi Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Tourism Athens Greece                              Commodifying Classical Antiquity: Greek photography and archaeological ruins
11:00 – 11:15    Visual presentation: (in)Site: site-specific photography revised
11:15 – 11:45    Giovanni Fragala Istituto per i beni archeologici e monumentali – CNR Italy                              The photographer the criminal and the archaeologist:                              Perspectives and suggestions for a syntax for archaeological photography.
11:45 – 12:15    Pool Andries Director FotoMuseum Antwerp Belgium


13:15 – 13:45    Prof. Benjamim Picado Universidade Federal Fluminense (Rio de Janeiro Brazil)                               From Instantaneity to the State of Affairs: landscape and stability in the visual discours of photojournalism
13:45 – 14:15    Dr. Henrik Gustafsson University of Bergen Norway                              Confronting Absence: Imagination and Excavation
14:15 – 14:30    Visual presentation: Bart Michiels The course of history
14:30 – 15:00    Dr. Peter Muir Manchester Metropolitan University MIRIAD UK                             The Writing on the Wall


15:30 – 16:00:   Prof. Marjan Sterckx Ghent University & PHL University College Belgium                          Dr. Leen Engelen University College Limburg Belgium                               Remembering Edith and Gabrielle. The picture postcard as photographic lieu de mémoire
16:00 – 16:30    Dr. Bruno Notteboom Ghent University Belgium                               Public and private histories. Charles Buls’ travel photography around 1900
16:30 – 16:45    Visual presentation: Karin Borghouts: The Museum
16:45 – 17:15    Prof. John Welchman University of California San Diego USA                                                                                        History and Time in the American Vernacular: Mike Kelley’s Day is Done

17:15 – 17:30    Closing word

18:00 – 19:30    opening exhibition “Dit is ons huis (van jullie)” curated by Peter Verhelst

20:00 – 21u30     Lecture and visual presentation: Carl De Keyzer (Magnum) on his new project Congo

The partners of the project are: K.U.Leuven Faculty of Arts; Hogeschool Sint-Lukas Vakgroep Kunsten; Sagalassos Archaeological Research Project; Lieven Gevaert Centre for Photography and Visual Studies; Fotomuseum Antwerpen; Stad Leuven
(in)Site is funded by the Institute for Practice based Research in the Arts of the Assosciation of the KULeuven IvOKThis conference is made possible with the support of the Lieven Gevaert Leerstoel


Abstracts can be found here

Sint-Lukas Groenstraat 162-184 1030 Brussels Belgium  

timeline date: 18/02/2010