The AHRC project Aesthetics After Photography announces a call for papers for its forthcoming conference:
Agency and Automatism: Photography as Art since the Sixties
Tate Modern, London, 10-12 June 2010
The conference aims to bring art history and philosophical aesthetics into dialogue at the point of their intersection around questions of agency and automatism in the photographic process.
Invited speakers include: Carol Armstrong, Cynthia Freeland, Sherri Irwin, Robin Kelsey, Joel Snyder, Jeff Wall
For details of call for papers (deadline: 1st December 2009) see webpage
Bildtheorie & Photography: Comparative Philosophical Approaches
A One-day Workshop at the University of Warwick
This event will bring together expertise from Germany and the UK to stimulate new avenues for future research in the visual arts.
'Automatism, Causality and Realism: Foundational Intuitions in the Philosophy of Photography'
Co-authored by Diarmuid Costello and Dawn M. Phillips
This article is published in Philosophy Compass (2009) Vol.4 Issue 1 pp.1-21
(See webpage link for an abstract)