Crossing Boundaries: Making World Art History Session II

5 May
Crossing Boundaries: Making World Art History

Monday, May 9, 2016
11:00 AM in the Lecture Hall
The Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
1 East 78th Street

About the Series: “Crossing Boundaries: Making World Art History” is the second part in a series of workshops aimed at providing a space for creative thinking, where ideas and views can be shared and tested, and cross-institutional collaborations can be formed. They will grapple with issues facing museums and academic departments taking on concerns with consequences for our practice as we make history for the future. The Spring 2016 sessions have been coordinated by IFA PhD candidates Julia Pelta Feldman, Kara Fiedorek, Allison Young, and PhD student Madeline Murphy Turner, with MA student Rebecca Cuomo.
Schedule:
11:00 – 11:10am: Welcome
Patricia Rubin, Judy and Michael Steinhardt Director, and Professor of Fine Arts, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU

11:10am – 12:00pm: Introductory Remarks
Alexandra Munroe, Samsung Senior Curator of Asian Art, and Senior Advisor, Global Arts, Guggenheim Museum

12:00 – 1:15pm: Panel I
What Do Objects Want?

Andrew Finegold – Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU (Moderator)
Joshua Cohen – Assistant Professor of African Art History, The City College of New York
Christian Scheidemann – Senior Conservator and President, Contemporary Conservation
Glenn Wharton – Clinical Associate Professor of Museum Studies, NYU

1:15 – 2:15pm  Break

2:15 – 3:30pm: Panel II
Inside Out: New Art Histories

Steven Nelson – Professor of African and African-American Art, UCLA (Moderator)
Clare Davies – Assistant Curator, Modern and Contemporary Art, Middle East, North Africa, and Turkey, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Jonathan Hay – Alisa Mellon Bruce Professor of Fine Arts, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU
Alexander Nagel – Professor of Fine Arts, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU
Shelley Rice – Arts Professor of Photography and Imaging, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU

3:30 – 3:45pm: Coffee break

3:45 – 5:00pm: Panel III
In Transit: Distribution and Circulation
Confirmed Panelists:

Bruce Altshuler – Clinical Professor of Museum Studies; Director, Museum Studies, NYU
Rafal Niemojewski – Director, Biennial Foundation
Ksenia Nouril – Contemporary and Modern Art Perspectives (C-MAP) Fellow at MoMA

5:00 – 5:30pm: Brainstorming directions for fall workshop sessions

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