Colloque international / Objects of Exchange. Art and Economic Encounters in the Modern and Contemporary Period

dernière mise à jour : 07/07/2017

International symposium. With the support of Alliance Foundation, Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, the Power Institute (University of Sydney) & HiCSA (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)

Objects of Exchange. Art and Economic Encounters in the Modern and Contemporary Period

7 - 9 septembre 2017

Institut National d’Histoire de l’art, salle Vasari

Alexander Alberro (Columbia University), Sophie Cras (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)


7 septembre 2017

14h00 / Introduction, Alexander Alberro (Columbia University) & Sophie Cras (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)

Session 1
Social encounters: production, practice and value

14h30 / Alex J. Taylor (University of Pittsburgh)
Working for the Man: Richard Serra at the Kaiser Steel Company

15h15 / Estelle Zhong (Sciences Po, Paris)
Use value vs. financial value in participatory art today: redefining disinterestedness

16hh00 / David Hodge (Art Academy, London)
Commodification as Social Form: Vito Acconci, Conceptual Art and the Aesthetics of 'Art Practice'

16h45 / Break

17h00 / Isabelle Graw (Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Frankfurt am Main)
The Value of Painting

17h45 / Discussion


8 septembre 2017

Session 2
Spatial encounters: exchange, commerce and value

9h15 / Maggie Cao (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Speaking Currency in the Terraqueous Globe

10h00 / Ian McLean (University of Wollongong)
Reciprocal politics: the post-contact economy of Yolngu art

10h45 / Niko Vicario (Amherst College)
The Trading Zones of Latin American Art, circa 1943

11h30 / Break

11h45 / Alexander Alberro (Columbia University)

12h30 / Discussion

13h00 / Break

Session 3
Time Encounters: preservation, destruction and value

14h30 / Lucia Allais (Princeton University)
“Stones Also Die”: UNESCO and the Culturalization of Exchange in African Museums, 1960-1975

15h15 / Cristian Nae (George Enescu University of Arts)
Ruinophilia? On the economy of time in contemporary post-socialist art

16h00 / Maureen Murphy (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)
Face-to-Face. African Studio Photography and Contemporary Art

16h45 / Break

17h00 / Taous Dahmani (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)
“Capitalism + racism = The Trophies of Empire”. Keith Piper and British néo-capitalism

17h45 / Discussion

9 septembre 2017

10h00 / Closed workshop with the participants

12h00 / Lunch


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