The conference program is now available and is attached below.
I’m speaking on the Saturday, the second of three days, during the first panel, entitled The “Seen” and the “Unseen”: Online archives and contested visibilities.
I’m looking forward to my visit and the opportunity to listen to John Tagg’s opening key note the day prior.
The full day of events runs as follows,
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2014
|09:00-10:00||WALID RAAD: KEYNOTE SPEAKER|
|10:30-12:30||The “Seen” and the “Unseen”: Online archives and contested visibilities||Vernacular photography: atrocities and the construction of visual memory|
|Archival Violence: Showing and hiding atrocity in the new media ecology,Andrew Hoskins, University of Glasgow, and Ben O’Loughlin, Royal Holloway University of London, UK||Photography on the margins of war: displaying World War II photographs of Thessaloniki, Iro Katsaridou and Ioannis Motsianos, Museum of Byzantine Culture, Thessaloniki, Greece|
|Ecology of an Online Archive: Visual Activism and Political Visibilities in Israel/Palestine, Gary Bratchford, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK||Personal photographic archives in the aftermath of genocide, Armenoui Kasparian Saraidari, University of the Arts London, UK|
|Photographs of a March: Looking for Movement in Stillness, Anne-Marie Proulx, Artist and Curator, Montreal, Canada||SCALING THE MILITANT IMAGE: Photography and geopolitics, Peter F. Hermans, Independent Researcher, Germany|
|Negotiating History: Sami grass-root blobbers’ use of Historical Photographs, Hilde Nielssen, University of Bergen, Norway||Eyes on the Ground and Eyes in the Sky: Satellite and Participatory Surveillance Photography in Sudan, Jan Babnik , University of Primorska, Slovenia|
|14:00-15:30||The “Seen” and the “Unseen”: photography and semiology||Politics of representation I: Body and Race|
|Not Illicit, Not Optical: Examining the power of a prevented photographs,Elizabeth Hoak-Doering, University of Nicosia, Cyprus||PhotograPhysical: If the Body Is a Battleground, then Who Is Not a War Photographer?, Jörg Scheller, Zurich University of the Arts, Switzerland|
|Non-indexical photographs in online news, Ilija Tomanic Trivundza, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia||25 Years Later: Historicizing and Reclaiming Kobena Mercer’s Queerly Raced Photographic Politics, Levi Prombaum , Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK|
|Naturalizing Ideology – Non-Iconic Images, Alessa K. Paluch, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany||Political matter: photography and race,Tanya Sheehan, Colby College, USA|
|16:00-17:00||Photography and Narrative: Text and Image||Politics of representation II: Gender and Activism|
|Narrative Text and Photographs: A Case for Ethnographic Research Poetry, Terry Ownby, Idaho State University, US||The Visual Aesthetics of ‘Everyday’ Politics: Photography, Violence, Gender, and Right-Wing Movements in India and Israel-Palestine, Akanksha Mehta, Centre for Gender Studies, SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies), University of London, UK|
|‘Pictures and Ideas’: TEN.8 Photography Magazine and the politics of representation in practice,Laura Guy, Art, Goldsmiths College, University of London , UK||The Politics of Screen Gesture in Japanese ”Purikura” Photography,Mette Sandbye, University of Copenhagen, Denmark|
|17:15-19:15||Photography as discursive document: Mediation||Contested landscapes and photography: trauma, violence, politics|
|Evidence and relation. Photography and the representation of contemporary events, Roberta Agnese, Université Paris Est-Créteil, FranceMyth, Montage and Magic Realism: Rethinking the photograph as a discursive document, Liam Devlin, University of Huddersfield, UK||The Act of Pointing: “Landscape Series # 1” by Nguyen Trinh Thi, Anna Rådström, Umeå University, Sweden|
|Violence and Light | Richard Mosse’s Infra (2010) series, Carmen J. Victor,Ryerson and York University, Canada|
|The Uses of Protest: Reflecting on Photographic Records as “Image Events”, Daniel Marques Sampaio, University of Hertfordshire, UK||The burden of politics, the temptation of beauty, Elena Parpa , School of Arts, Birkbeck, University of London, UK|
|To Overcome Modernity: Nakahira Takuma and the Landscape Theory,Jelena Stojkovic, London College of Communication, University of the Arts London, UK|