Situate-Yourself-275h


Situate Yourself Program

A Graduate Conference on Embodied Knowledge in Art and Visual Culture

16 – 17 MARCH 2012

Concordia University
Montreal, Quebec

Friday Afternoon Panel:
Molson Building, MB-3.210 (map)
1450 Guy Street, H3H 0A1 (Guy-Concordia metro station)

Friday Evening Keynote, Saturday Panels, and Closing Reception:
Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Integrated Complex, EV-1.615
1515 Ste-Catherine Street West, H3G 2W1 (Guy-Concordia metro station)

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FRIDAY, 16 MARCH 2012
MB-3.210 (map)
 
3:00 – 3:30 pm
Registration (outside MB-3.210)
 
3:30 – 3:45 pm
Welcome Remarks


3:45 – 5:30 pm, MB-3.210
Encounters with the Self: Embodied Art Histories

Moderator: Dr. Cynthia I. Hammond, Associate Professor, Department of Art History, Concordia University

Why We Need Embodied Art Histories: Picturing Subjective Art Histories through Reflections in Peter Doig’s Painting
Lizzie Lloyd
PhD student, University of Bristol, United Kingdom

The Wall and the Imaginary: Release from the Boundaries of the Concrete
Joanna Lemon
MA student, Department of Art History, Concordia University

Collaboration: Repositioning Curating as Process-based Research
Katherine Dennis
MFA student, Criticism and Curatorial Practices, OCAD University, Toronto


5:30 – 6:30 pm
Break


6:30 – 8:00 pm, EV-1.615 (map)
KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Feeling/Knowing, Making/Growing: Artists, Scientists, and Botanical Experiments
Dr. Natasha Myers
Department of Anthropology and Program in Science and Technology Studies
York University



SATURDAY, 17 MARCH 2012

EV-1.615 (map)

8:30 – 9:00 am
Coffee


9:00 – 10:30 am
Ideologies of Reception: Reflexive Bodies in Motion

Moderator: Dr. Johanne Sloan, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director, Department of Art History, Concordia University

Reactivating the Triptych: A Study of Ecology in Nicholas and Sheila Pye’s The Coronation
Toby Lawrence
MA student, Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory, University of British Columbia

Détournement artistique de la performance sportive dans une pratique de l’installation et de la performance
Caroline St-Laurent
Étudiante à la maîtrise en arts visuels et médiatiques, Université du Québec à Montréal

Wu Qinghua’s Body in The Red Detachment of Women: A ‘Model’ Model?
Sara Church-Benish
MA student, Department of Art History, University of St. Thomas, Minnesota


10:30 – 10:45 am
Coffee & Snacks


10:45 – 11:45 am
Beading/Listening: Art as Dialogue

Moderator: Dr. Cynthia I. Hammond, Associate Professor, Department of Art History, Concordia University

Beading as Knowledge Production: Nadia Myre, Ruth Cuthand, and Decolonization
Shauna Shiels
PhD student, Cultural Studies Program, Queen’s University, Kingston

Speaking Silences: The Artist Researcher as Listener
Julie Fiala
PhD candidate, Art History, Queen’s University, Kingston.


12:15 – 1:45 pm
Lunch


2:00 – 3:00 pm
Interfacing Research in Online Artistic Production

Moderator: Dr. Janice Anderson, Affiliate Professor, Department of Art History, Concordia University

Performing Interface: Autobiography and the Online Artist
Vanessa Rigaux
MA student, Department of Communication Studies, Concordia University

Epistemology of Doing: Conducting Ethnographic Research in Museum Online Communities
Natalia Grincheva
PhD candidate, Humanities Doctoral Program, Concordia University


3:00 – 3:15 pm
Coffee & Snacks


3:15 – 4:45 pm
Viewing, Viewer, Viewed: Challenging the Spectator

Moderator: Dr. Anne Whitelaw, Associate Professor, Department of Art History, Concordia University

Bodies in the Dark: The Absent Spectator in Recent Video Artistic Practice
Horea Avram
PhD candidate, Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University

Provoking Memories
Florencia Marchetti
PhD student, Humanities Doctoral Program, Concordia University

The Absent Performer: Refusing the Spectator
Sophie Quick
MA student, Art History Program, University of Western Ontario, London


4:45 – 5:00 pm
Coffee & Snacks


5:00 – 6:30 pm
Performing (In)Visibilities: The Politics of Gendered Looking

Moderator: Dr. Kristina Huneault, Associate Professor and Concordia University Research Chair in Art History, Concordia University

I Am a Stray Dog: Feminism on All Fours
Nelly César
MFA student, Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory, University of British Columbia

Blind Spots and the Sites/Sights of Performance: Regina José Galindo
Maria A. Coates
MA student, Art History and Curatorial Studies, York University, Toronto

The Fear of Rape: The Threat of Looking
Angelique Szymanek
PhD candidate, Art History Department, SUNY Binghamton, New York


6:30 – 8:00 pm
Conference Closing Reception
11th floor, EV Building