Centre for Visual Arts and Cultures

Durham University

Programme for the First Visual Culture Workshop

6th December 2013

Trevelyan College, Durham University (Dowrick Suite)

Assemble from 11.15 onwards

11.45-12 noon Welcome Ludmilla Jordanova (University of Durham)

12-12.30 Tim Boon (Science Museum, London) What they saw: Documentary and Science Museum views of industrialization in 1930s

12.30-1 Tom Stammers (University of Durham) Inverting the Louvre: the hidden museum histories of nineteenth-century France

1-1.30 Discussion

1.30-2.00 Lunch

2-3 Visit to the Oriental Museum

3.15-3.45 Jonathan Long (University of Durham) The Weimar Republic Photographic book: intervention and response

3.45-4.15 Janet Stewart (University of Aberdeen) Oil-Scapes: Visual art and the materiality of oil

4.15- 4.30 Tea

4.30 -5.00 Discussion

Places are free but registration is essential as numbers are limited.  To secure a place please email [email protected]

We very much hope that participants will stay for the whole event, which is designed to initiate collegial conversations and collaborations around CVAC.  We especially welcome participants from partner organizations and those who would like to become involved in the Centre’s activities.

Save the date!  Our first Religion, Theology and Visual Culture Lecture is on 12th March 2014: Lucy Wooding, Visualizing Christ: Image, text and memory in late medieval and early modern England.