1.mezinárodní konference vizuálních studií VIZUÁLNÍ STUDIA 21. STOLETÍ
se bude konat v Madridu během ARCO, mezinárodního vletrhu současného umění. Účast na konferenci je otevřena vysokoškolským pedagogům, pokročilým studentům, badatelům a členům umělecké a akademické komunity. Přednášet budou akademici a historici vizuálních studií a vizuální kultury. Zájemci o aktivní účast mohou zaslat do 1.prosince své abstrace (cca 1000 slov v angličtině).
Visual Studies in the 21st Century
CALL FOR PAPERS & PARTICIPATION
Dates: 15th and 16th February, 2004
Venue: ARCO International Contemporary Art Fair, IFEMA, MADRID
The 1st International Visual Studies Conference will be held during ARCO'04, organised by the Amigos de ARCO Association, in collaboration with the Centro Párraga de Murcia.The Conference is being directed by José Luis Brea, Professor of Contemporary Art Theory at Spain's Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM).
The Conference's will feature a series of Plenary Lectures presented by some of the most important academics and historians who have been doing internationally recognised work on Visual Studies and Visual Culture. A group of specialists will also present a set of preliminary papers on some crucial issues in the nascent field of Visual Studies, organising the debates into different panel discussion areas.
Attendance and participation are open to professors, advanced level students, researchers, and those member of the art and university community who are interested in attending or presenting a paper. An Advisory Committee is responsible for accepting papers and organising these presentations into different areas.
The conference will feature the intervention of the most prestigious writers and academics who, at an international level, have for some time been exploring all of these issues:
• Norman Bryson
• Hal Foster
• Susan Buck-Morss
• W.J.T. Mitchell
• Nicholas Mirzoeff
• Keith Moxey.
Areas for papers:
• PANEL I: "NEW ART HISTORY" / A EPISTEMOLOGY FOR VISUAL STUDIES
• PANEL II: ART POLICIES AND VISUAL CULTURE
• PANEL III: VISUALITY / TECHNOLOGY / KNOWLEDGE SOCIETY
• PANEL IV: VISUAL CULTURE / ARTISTIC PRACTICES
• PANEL V: VISUALITY AND IDENTITY
• PANEL VI: VISUAL STUDIES and THE UNIVERSITY
The conference is open to professors, advanced level students, researchers, and those members of the art and university communities who are interested in participating.
Papers may be presented at the Conference by professors, advanced level students, researchers, and other members of the artistic and university communities. Presentations should fall within one of the areas into which the Conference's working panels have been divided.
Those interested should send an abstract (approx. 1000 words) by e-mail to email@example.com.
The deadline for receiving abstracts is 1st December 2003.
The Conference's Advisory Committee will confirm acceptance or rejection of papers by 15 January 2004.
Presenters will not be remunerated. Attendance fees will be waived for all participants in the Conference presenting a paper accepted by the Advisory Committee. Presenters are responsible for their own travel and accommodation expenses, and the Conference's organisers will not be able to provide services in these areas.
The Conference's organisers will co-ordinate the publication of what they consider the highlights of those http://www.visualstudies.net