Conference | Interiors and Interiority

Posted in conferences (to attend) by Editor on November 28, 2012

Expanding on a previous conference and workshop on the theme of interiority at the Radcliffe Institute for Advaced Study in 2009 and 2011, Beate Söntgen and Ewa Lajer-Burcharth have organized a three-day conference in Berlin on the subject.

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As posted at the H-ArtHist List:

Interiors and Interiority
Denkerei, Oranienplatz 2, Berlin, 6-8 December 2012

Organized by Beate Söntgen and Ewa Lajer-Burcharth

T H U R S D A Y , D E C E M B E R  6

14.00  Beate Söntgen (Leuphana Universität Lüneburg) / Ewa Lajer-Burcharth (Harvard University)

Conceptualizing Interiority
14.30  Brigid Doherty (Princeton University), “‘Armlos wie Inneres’: Interior, Surface, and Metaphor in Rilke’s Rodin Lecture”
15.15  Bettine Menke (Universität Erfurt), “Interiors: The Exteriority of Inwardness”

Visualizing Interiority
16.30  Catherine Girard (Harvard University), “Violence and Interiority: Stags at Louis XV’s Versailles”
17.15  Anne Hemkendreis (Leuphana Universität Lüneburg), “The Alienation of Inwardness: Female Figures at a Threshold in the Paintings of Vilhelm Hammershøi”
18.15  Susan Sidlauskas (Rutgers), “House Inside Out—Cézanne’s Perforated Wall”

F R I D A Y ,  D E C E M B E R  7

Interiority and Consumer Culture
10.00  Holger Kuhn (Leuphana Universität Lüneburg), “From the Household of the Soul to the Economy of Money (around 1500)”
10.45   Charlotte Klonk (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin), “Africa Interiorised: Displaying Non-European Artefacts in the Late 1920s and Early 1930s”
12.00  Katrin Grögel (Leuphana Universität Lüneburg), “Andrea Zittel’s ‘Small Liberties’: Situating Interiors in Contemporary Media Culture”

Building Interiors / Interiority Furnished
14.30  Katie Scott (The Courtauld Institute of Art), “Rococo Interiors: An Inside Story”
15.15  Mimi Hellman (Skidmore College), “Staging Retreat: Designs for Bathing in the Eighteenth Century”
16.30  Etienne Jollet (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne), “Interiors in the Exterior: Eighteenth-Century Grottoes and the Intimacy of Nature”
17.15  Johannes Grave (Universität Bielefeld), “Living with Pictures: Goethe’s Interiors”

Panel Discussion  
18.15  Wilfried Kuehn (Architekturbüro Kuehn Malvezzi, Berlin/Mailand) / Andreas Beyer (Deutsches Forum für Kunstgeschichte, Paris), “Contemplation or Communication? The Museum’s Interior”

S A T U R D A Y ,  D E C E M B E R  8

Interiority on the Move
9.30  Annette Urban (Ruhr-Universität Bochum), “Wild Walls, Revolving Sets, Built Cuts: Staged Interiors in Contemporary Photography and Film Installation”
10.15  Peter Schneemann (Universität Bern), “Anagrammatic Spaces: Moving Interiors in Contemporary Art”
11.30  Stefanie Diekmann (Universität Hildesheim), “Scenes from the Backstage: Theatrical Interiors and Interiority”
12.15  Gertrud Koch (Freie Universität Berlin), “Inside/Outside: The Two Sides of the Wall and the Filmic View”

Contact: Eva Frey, Fon 04131.677-1990, frey@leuphana.de

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