Vitriol: Art and its Discontents

Programme

2016 AHGSA (Art History Graduate Student Association) Annual Conference
March 11 - 12, 2015, Concordia University, Montreal

Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Integrated Complex
Topological Media Lab, EV-7.726
York Amphitheatre, EV-1.605
1515 St. Catherine St. W.
(Guy-Concordia Metro)

Friday March 11

Conference Welcome  3:00 - 3:10 pm

Topological Media Lab, EV 7.725


Panel 1  3:10 - 4:30
Topological Media Lab, EV 7.725

Moderators: Tianmo Zhang (MA, Art History, Concordia University) and Tamara Harkness (MA, Art History, Concordia University)


Ethnocultural Art Historical Research Group

Concordia University

Panel Discussion: Dissonant Integrations: EAHR's Fifth Anniversary Exhibition

 

Panelists:

Pansee Atta

Victor Arroyo

Alisi Telengut


Break - 4:30 (15 minutes)
 

Panel 2  4:45 - 6:15 pm

Topological Media Lab, EV 7.725

Moderator: Tal-Or Ben-Choreen (PhD, Art History, Concordia University)


Anna Foran

MVS, Visual and Critical Studies, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Near, Far: Negotiating the Glocal at the Museum of Broken Relationships and Beyond


Stephanie Keating

MA, History of Art and Architecture, Boston University

Marketing the Revolution: GRAV and Une Journée dans la Rue


Rawa’a Bakhsh

PhD, Cultural Studies, Queen’s University

Street art, crawler cranes and Saudi Arabia Abstract


Break - 6:15 (45 minutes)


Professional Panel 7 - 8:30

Topological Media Lab, EV 7.725

Moderator: Dr. Catherine MacKenzie (Professor, Art History, Concordia University)


Panelists:

Dr. John Potvin

Assistant Professor, Art History, Concordia University


Chloe Lum and Yannick Desranleau

Art Collective Séripop


Jennifer Dorner

Director, FOFA Gallery, Concordia University


François Morelli

Professor, Painting and Drawing, Concordia University


Anne Whitelaw

Associate Professor, Art History/Associate Dean of Research, Faculty of Fine Arts, Concordia University


Saturday March 12

Second Day Welcome 10:00 - 10:15

York Amphitheatre, EV 1.605


Panel 3  10:15 - 11:45

York Amphitheatre, EV 1.605

Moderator: DJ Fraser (PhD, Art History, Concordia University)


Shahbaz Khayambashi

York University

The Act of Seeing with One's Own Eyes: The Internet Death Video

 

Maude Pesant-Johnson

MA, Art History, Concordia University

How much blood is too much?


Julia McMillan

MA, English Literature, Dalhousie University

The Performance of Affective Archiving in Bracha L. Ettinger’s “Eurydice” Series


Break - 11:45 (15 minutes)


Panel 4 12:00 - 2:00

York Amphitheatre, EV 1.605

Moderator: Diogo Rodrigues de Barros (Doctorat en Histoire de l'art, Université de Montréal)


Jade Boivin

MA, Histoire de l'art avec concentration en études féministes, UQAM

L’humour en performance féministe : la satire et la personnification en tant que déplacement chez Tanya Mars. Réflexion critique de l’histoire de l’art


Damien Smith

MA, Art History, Concordia University

Sex, Garbage, Art and Confusion: The Dreadful Hilarity of Miriam Elia’s We Go to the Gallery


James Pepper Kelly

MVS, Visual and Critical Studies, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Visualizing Criminality: Detective Writing and Alienation in the Second French Empire


Pansee Atta

MA, Cultural Studies, Queen’s University

Decolonial museology, grassroots resistance, and the labour of representation

Lunch Break - 2:00 (1 hour)

Panel 5 3:00 - 4:30

York Amphitheatre, EV 1.605

Moderator: Gabrielle Marcoux (Doctorat en Histoire de l'art, Université de Montréal)

 

Jasmine Inglis

MA, Art History, Carleton University

The Road to Repatriation: The Kwakwaka’wakw Sacred Potlatch Collection


Kristen Millar

MA, Art History, McGill University

Looking Outwards: Exploring 19th Century Visual Culture Beyond Continental Europe


Karen Greenwait

PhD, Art History, University of Illinois at Chicago

Beyond the Nation: Rasheed Araeen and the Art of Migration


Keynote Presentation 6 - 7:30

York Amphitheatre, EV 1.605


Robin Tewes, Artist and Activist

Ideas and Action


Closing Reception 7:30 - 10:00 pm

Topological Media Lab EV. 7.725