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Charged Circuits Program

14-15 March 2008

Concordia University
EV 1.605, York Amphitheatre
Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Complex
1515 Sainte-Catherine Street West
Montreal, Canada


Friday 14 March

5:30 pm
Opening Keynote

Doryun Chong
Assistant Curator of Visual Arts, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

8:00 pm
Reception

Saturday 15 March

10:00 -10:30 am
Breakfast

10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Panel One

Panoramas and Worlds’ Fairs: The Staging of the Japanese Empire at International Fairs
Inhye Kang
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Art History and Communications, McGill University

Disrupting Utopia: Hans Haacke’s Germania or Digging Up the History of the Venice Biennale
Miriam Jordan and Julian Jason Haladyn
Ph.D. Candidates, University of Western Ontario

Charged Relations: The Problem of French Patronage at the Bamako Biennial
Marie Lortie
M.A. Candidate, Department of Art History, Carleton University

12:00 pm -1:30 pm
Lunch

1:30 - 2:40 pm
Panel Two

Conversations: The Sharjah Biennale and International Art Relations in the UAE
Mike Rattray
M.A. Candidate, Department of Art History, Concordia University

Globalization of Culture: Producing and Transforming the Gwangju Biennale
Sohl Lee
Ph.D. Candidate, Visual and Culture Studies Program, University of Rochester, New York

The First Steps of a Baby-Biennale: 1st and 2nd Moscow Biennales of Contemporary Art
Pavel Voinitski
M.A. Candidate, Department of Art History, Concordia University

2:40 – 3:00 pm
Coffee break

3:00 - 4:30 pm
Panel Three

International and Electronic Exhibition Circuits: Exhibition Practices in the Age of Internet Technology
Tabitha Minns
M.A. Candidate, Department of Art History, York University

Reluctant Nomads?: International Exhibitions and the Politics of Belonging
Claudette Lauzon
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Art History and Communications, McGill University

Closing Keynote
4:30 pm

Scott Burnham
Creative Director of the upcoming of the 2009 Biennale de Montréal