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Aesthetics After Photography - 2010 Conference Programme

Agency and Automatism: Photography as Art since the 1960s

Tate Modern, London 10-12 June 2010

 

Thursday 10 June

 

18.30-20.00 (followed by wine reception)

 
Welcome by Margaret Iversen and Diarmuid Costello (Co-Directors of AHRC ‘Aesthetics after Photography’ Research Project)
 
Keynote Address: Jeff Wall, Artist.
 
Chaired by Diarmuid Costello (Philosophy, University of Warwick).
 
Wine reception
 

Friday 11 June

 
Welcome: Margaret Iversen, AHRC ‘Aesthetics after Photography’ Project Director.
 

10.30-12.30 Session 1:

 
Chaired by Dr Dawn Phillips (AHRC ‘Aesthetics after Photography’ Project Research Fellow, Philosophy, University of Warwick).
 
Professor Carol Armstrong (Art History, Yale University)
 
Dr David Davies (Philosophy, McGill University)
 

12.30-13.30 lunch (own arrangements)

 

13.30-15.30 Session 2:

 
Chaired by Dr David Campany (Reader in Photography, University of Westminster)
 
Professor Briony Fer (Art History, UCL)
 
Professor Robin Kelsey (History of Art, Harvard University)
 

15.30 - 16.00 tea & coffee (provided)

 

16.00-18.00 Session 3:

 
Chaired by Dr Jason Gaiger (Art History, Open University)
 
Professor Cynthia Freeland (Chair of Philosophy, University of Houston)
 
Dr. Anna Dezeuze (Postdoctoral fellow, Smithsonian Institute)
 
 

Saturday 12 June

 
Welcome: Diarmuid Costello, AHRC ‘Aesthetics after Photography’ Project Co-Director
 

10.30-12.30 Session 4:

 
Chaired by Dr Simon Baker (Curator of Photography, Tate Modern)
 
Dr Susan Laxton (History of Art, UC Riverside)
 
Professor Margaret Iversen (Art History and Theory, University of Essex)
 

12.30-13.30 lunch (own arrangements)

 

13.30-15.30 Session 5:

 
Chaired by Dr Wolfgang Brückle (AHRC ‘Aesthetics after Photography’ Research Fellow, Art History, University of Essex)
 
Dr Sherri Irvin (Philosophy, University of Oklahoma)
 
Dr Nigel Warburton (Philosophy, Open University)
 

15.30 - 16.00 tea & coffee (provided)

 

16.00-18.00 Session 6:

 
Chaired by Professor Margaret Iversen (Art History, University of Essex).
 
Dr Diarmuid Costello (Philosophy, University of Warwick
 
 

18.00 Conference Ends