“Space, Site, Installation” Conference, 23 & 24 March 2022, Programme & Registration

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Giotto, Scrovegni Chapel frescoes, 1303-1305, Padova

Conference

Space, Site, Installation. Philosophy, art theory and art practice

23-24 March 2022 – University of Padova

Venue: Palazzo Bo, Via VIII Febbraio, 2, Padova, Italy

Online streaming: Zoom, see below

Contacts: spacesiteinstallation@gmail.com

 

Wednesday 23 March

Aula Nievo, Palazzo Bo, Via VIII Febbraio, 2, Padova

Zoom: https://unive.zoom.us/j/81548088701?pwd=ZmtPTDlTczZ3WTgwWG9YMjBCaVQwdz09

Meeting ID: 815 4808 8701

8.30-9.00 Registration

Session 1

Chair: Elisa Caldarola, Ca’ Foscari University, Venice

Online chair: Matteo Savoldelli, Ca’ Foscari University, Venice

9.00-10.30 Keynote talk

Jason Gaiger, University of Oxford

The One and the Many: Huyghe’s Untilled

10.30-10.45 Coffee break

10.45-11.30 Eleen Deprez, University of Oxford (remote talk)

A Digital Visit: Online Exhibitions and Virtual Space

11.30-12.15 Madeleine Kennedy, University of Oxford

Borrowed Time: the Exhibition as Necessarily Time-Specific

12.15-13.00 Emine Hande Tuna, University of California, Santa Cruz

Apt Perception, Aesthetic Engagement, and Installation Art

13.00-14.45 Lunch break

Session 2

Chair: Gabriele Tomasi, University of Padua

Online chair: Matteo Savoldelli, Ca’ Foscari University, Venice

14.45-16.15 Keynote talk

Ken Wilder, University of the Arts, London

Framing Installation Art

16.15-16.30 Coffee break

16.30-17.15 Shelby Moser, Azusa Pacific University

The Places and Spaces of Locative-Specific Art

17.15-18.00 Fabio Bacchini, University of Sassari

Site-Specificity and Site-Specific Works of Art

18.00-18.45 Nick Lambrianou, Birkbeck, University of London

Matter in the Wrong Place: A Public Object on the Move

20.00 Conference Dinner, Dante alle Piazze, Via Manin, 10, Padova (speakers only)

 

Thursday 24 March

Archivio Antico, Palazzo Bo, Via VIII Febbraio, 2, Padova

Zoom: https://unive.zoom.us/j/89441787588?pwd=WTdpdm9saUJpTHFQRE53NnRyT3drQT09

Meeting ID: 894 4178 7588

Session 3

Chair: Gemma Argüello Manresa, National Autonomous University of Mexico

Online chair: Matteo Savoldelli, Ca’ Foscari University, Venice

9.00-10.30 Keynote talk

Elena Tavani, University of Naples “L’Orientale”

Dynamics and Statics in Site-Specific Installation

10.30-10.45 Coffee break

10.45-11.30 Deniz Güvensoy, University of The Applied Arts, Vienna

Installation Art between Concepts and Affects: Rethinking ‘Art without Space’

11.30-12.15 Jonida Gashi, Academy of Albanian Studies, Tirana

Politics of Installation: Three Case Studies

12.15-13.00 Eva Frapiccini, Fine Arts Academy, Palermo

Creating Archival Installations and the Physical Engagement of the Viewer in the Era of the Internet

13.00-14.45 Lunch break

Session 4

Chair: Fabio Bacchini, University of Sassari

Online chair: Matteo Savoldelli, Ca’ Foscari University, Venice

14.45-16.15 Keynote talk

Elisa Caldarola, Ca’ Foscari University, Venice

On the Role of the Public in Installation Art

16.15-16.30 Coffee break

16.30-17.15 Andrea Maistrello, independent scholar

Is That (a Medium of) Art? On Installation as an Artistic Medium

17.15-18.00 Gemma Argüello Manresa, National Autonomous University of Mexico

Installation art and public art. Reflections about site-specificity

 

Registration:

Conference attendance is free. If you wish to attend the conference in person we kindly ask you to register in advance, sending an email to spacesiteinstallationATgmail.com by March 20th 2022, with the following information:

– Name, Surname

– Academic affiliation (if any)

– email addres

– any special request

In order to enter university premises in Padova, you’ll need to show a valid vaccination or Covid-19 recovery certificate. 

 

Organizers: Elisa Caldarola (Ca’ Foscari University, Venice), Matteo Savoldelli (Ca’ Foscari University, Venice), and Gabriele Tomasi (University of Padova)

Programme committee: Sondra Bacharach (Victoria University of Wellington), Elisa Caldarola (University of Padova), Frida Carazzato (Museion Foundation, Bolzano), Deborah Perron Tollefsen (University of Memphis), Letizia Ragaglia (Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz), Gabriele Tomasi (University of Padova), Kenneth Wilder (University of the Arts London).

The conference is funded by the University of Padua through the initiative “Supporting TAlent in ReSearch@University of Padua” – STARS Grants (Starting Grant 2018-2020, APAI – “A Philosophy of Art Installation”, P.I. Dr. Elisa Caldarola).