War, Art and Visual Culture:

Sydney
London
Los Angeles

Coming soon: The complete symposia videos on YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFF6kBd-DJk_-cp8aStelaQ/

Monday 29 June 2020:
Los Angeles Keynote 2: Shaun Gladwell in Conversation with Prof Kit Messham-Muir, War, Art and Visual Culture: Los Angeles, 17 August 2019

 

Friday 3 July 2020:

Los Angeles Panel 1: Max Presneill (Chair), Shaun Gladwell, Max Moore, Allison Stewart, War, Art and Visual Culture: Los Angeles, 17 August 2019

 

Monday 6 July 2020:
Los Angeles Keynote 1: Dr Laura Brandon in Conversation with Dr Sarah Minslow, War, Art and Visual Culture: Los Angeles, 17 August 2019

 

Friday 10 July 2020:

Los Angeles Panel 2: Dr Uroš Čvoro, UNSW Art & Design, and A/Prof Kit Messham-Muir (Chairs), Max Presneill and Ichiro Irie, War, Art and Visual Culture: Los Angeles, 17 August 2019

 

Monday 13 July 2020:

London Keynote 1: Simon Norfolk & Donald Weber with Dr Paul Lowe, Kings College London, War, Art and Visual Culture: London, 31 May 2019

 

Friday 17 July 2020:

London Keynote 2: Giles Price In Conversation with Magda Keaney Kings College London, War, Art and Visual Culture: London, 31 May 2019

 

Monday 20 July 2020:

London Keynote 3: Hrair Sarkissian In Conversation with Prof Vivienne Jabri, Kings College London, War,Art and Visual Culture: London, 31 May 2019

 

Friday 24 July 2020:

London Keynote 4: Alketa Xhafa Mripa in conversation with Prof Ana Carden-Coyne, War, Art and Visual Culture: London, 31 May 2019

 

Monday 27 July 2020:

London Panel 2: War, Temporality and Shifting Ideas of ‘now’, Kings College London, 31 May 2019, Prof Kit Messham-Muir (Chair), David Cotterrell, University of Sheffield; eX de Medici, artist (Australia); Mladen Miljanović, artist (Bosnia Herzegovina), War, Art and Visual Culture: London, 31 May 2019

 

Friday 31 July 2020:

London Panel 3: Photography and the Edges of Representation, Kings College London, 31 May 2019

Max Houghton (Chair), University Arts London, Tomas van Houtryve, Poulomi Basu, Aletheia Casey, War,Art and Visual Culture: London, 31 May 2019

Monday 3 August 2020:

London Panel 1: War, Art and the Postcolonial Body, Kings College London, 31 May 2019, Prof Vivienne Jabri (Chair), War Studies, Kings College London; Zehra Jumabhoy; Laurie Benson, War, Art and Visual Culture: London, 31 May 2019

 

Friday 7 August 2020:

Sydney Keynote (Afternoon): George Gittoes, "Crossing the Lines", SH Ervin Gallery, War, Art and Visual Culture: Sydney, 25 January 2019

 

Monday 10 August 2020:

Sydney Keynote (Morning): Prof Joanna Bourke, "Cruel Visions: Reflections on Artists and Atrocities", SH Ervin Gallery War, Art and Visual Culture: Sydney, 25 January 2019

 

Friday 14 August 2020:

‘Art, Conflict and Reconciliation’, War, Art and Visual Culture: Sydney, 25 January 2019.
Chair: Dr Uroš Čvoro, University of New South Wales Art & Design; 
Dr Chrisoula Lionis, University of Manchester, ‘Cracking the ‘scopic regime’: Laughter and enactments of statehood in Palestinian art’
Paul Lowe, University Arts London, ‘Evaluating the role of Artistic production in Post Conflict society: Art and Reconciliation: Conflict, Culture and Community’ 


 

Monday 17 August 2020:

‘Official and Unofficial’, War, Art and Visual Culture: Sydney, 25 January 2019
Chair: Ryan Johnston, Buxton Contemporary

Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox, Artist (Brisbane), ‘Art and Resistance: New Landscapes in the Drone Age’ 

Ally Roche, Australian War Memorial, ‘Gary Ramage, combat photographer: Capturing the Australian soldier in conflict’ 


 

Friday 21 August 2020:

‘Excluded Voices’, War, Art and Visual Culture: Sydney, 25 January 2019 
Chair: Laura Webster, Head of Art, Australian War Memorial

Richard Travers, Author (Bowral). ‘War, Commemoration and Widowhood’ 

Dr Sarah Minslow, University of North Carolina Charlotte, ‘The Visual Art of Conflict in Books for Young Readers’


Dr Helen Berents, Queensland University of Technology, ‘Aesthetics, Politics and Emotion: Images of dead children in conflict and crises’


 

Monday 24 August 2020:

The Viewfinder, War, Art and Visual Culture: Sydney, 25 January 2019
Chair: Dr Paul Lowe, University Arts London

Andrew Tenison, Researcher, ‘Worshipping Death: The Visual and Audio Language of Martyrdom In Contemporary Jihadism’

 

Friday 28 August 2020:

​‘Representation’, War, Art and Visual Culture: Sydney, 25 January 2019
Chair: Dr Sarah Gregg Minslow, University of North Carolina Charlotte

Emily Shoyer, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, ‘Rendering the Victims of the Nigerian Civil War (Jul 6, 1967 – Jan 15, 1970): The Paintings of Obiora Udechukwu’


Niall McMahon, Curtin University, ‘Invisible Targets: My Way and the representation of World War II in the South Korean historical film’


 

Monday 31 August 2020:

Soldiers, War, Art and Visual Culture: Sydney, 25 January 2019
Chair: Prof Joanna Bourke, Birkbeck University London

Baptist Coelho, Artist (Mumbai), ‘They agreed to eat biscuits and European bread, but our regiment refused (Indian soldiers’ letters, 1914-18)’


Alice Evans, Australian War Memorial, Beyond the Material: The Trench Art of Sapper Stanley Keith Pearl and the First World War’


Georgia Vesma, University of Manchester, ‘The Objectified Male American in Catherine Leroy’s ‘Up Hill 881 with the Marines’ 


 

Friday 4 September 2020:

Artists, institutions, publics: contemporary responses to conflict, War, Art and Visual Culture: Sydney, 25 January 2019
Chair: Dr Paul Lowe, University Arts London

Dr Mikala Tai, Gallery 4A, ‘Personal histories, personal archives’


Dr Kate Warren, Australian National University, ‘Researching art; Art as research’


This project was funded by the Australian Government through the Australian Research Council. Art in Conflict (LP170100039) receives a Linkage Project grant of $293,380.

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