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Graduate Symposium 2019 on Contemporary Image Collections

Graduate Symposium 2019

The Contemporary Image Collections symposium brings together academics and professionals from the Humanities, Fine Arts, and Social Sciences, this symposium aims to redefine the “collection” in a present-day context.

The ways in which we think about and accumulate collections today is changing. Simultaneously, collections continue to drive human culture and societies, as they have for millennia. From gathering berries through amassing oil paintings to saving memes, collecting has served a variety of social functions.

The artist collects images that manifest in installations and assemblage. The scientist relies on the collection and interpretation of empirical data to verify innovative hypotheses. The academic curates collections in order to weave strong arguments.

This symposium will culminate in a collection, itself. While oral presentations are well received, the body of this symposium will consist of presentational posters. In doing so, we acknowledge the importance of both ephemeral and physical forms of collections in society.

Program April 29, 2019

9.30am – 1.30pm, Room 406
Welcoming Statement
Session 1 – Analog
Chair: Bien Dobui

9.30 – 10.00
A PPR OC HE, An independent art fair, a new setting for a collection
Emilia Genuardi
Curator, co-founder of A PPR OC HE

10.00 – 10.15
Contemporary Bilderates: A Tool To Critically Address Visual Culture
Quirijn Menken
Avans University of Applied Sciences

10.15 – 10.30
Abstracting the Abstract: The Attempts and Results of Transcoding Kandinsky’s Style
Jono Brandel
Paris College of Art

10.30 – 10.45
Image Memories & Sensory Recall
Tahira Karim
Paris College of Art

10.45 – 11.00
Research Creation Project of Sensory Scapes
Biliana Vassileva
University of Lille

11.00 – 12.15 – Brunch
***Poster Session
The Intermediate Research Class of 2019
Paris College of Art

12.15 – 12.45
Pauline Chesseray-Peraldi
Celsa Paris-Sorbonne

12.45 – 13.00
A Formalist Analysis of ‘Instagram Poetics’: Social Media and Image-based Narratives
Bien Dobui
Paris College of Art

– Closing Statement –

***Poster Session by the Intermediate Research Class of 2019, Paris College of Art

Perception Of Black Imagery: How Does Imagery Influence The Black Community That We See Today? by Irene Reece; From The Hand To The Machine: Sol Lewitt, Vera Molnar, Casey Reas by Ofo Obuobi; Mobile Matter by Collin Kluchman;  The Power Of Collaboration In Installation Art: A Case Study On Marguerite Humeau by Tara Kasenda; The Physical Image: Editing Objects by Lucas Pandolfo; Celestial Illustrations Of Etienne Trouvelot And Astrophotography In The 19th Century by Kendall Roth; Creating Brand Awareness Through Sensorial Experiences In The Millennial Generation by Rachel Lack; A Contemporary Banlieue: New Ways Of Seeing An Immigrant Space by Louis Nderi and How Are Art Museums Responding To Their Role In The Promotion Of Cultural Diversity Through The Usage Of New Media? by Lara Kalecik.