Time and Temporality: A Symposium | College of Arts

Time and Temporality: A Symposium

Posted on Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Time and Temporality: A Symposium will broaden the conversation surrounding the photography exhibition Of Time and Buildings (currently on view at the Art Gallery of Guelph), beyond the photographic discipline to embrace an intertextual and interdisciplinary discourse in a range of contemporary practices.

The symposium is free and open to the public. Students are encouraged to attend.

Thursday, October 15
7:00 pm: Keynote by Alison Nordström (Independent Scholar/Curator of Photographs), followed by a public reception and catalogue launch.
 
Friday, October 16
10:30 - 11:30 am: Panel discussion with Alison Nordström, Sarah Bassnett (Associate Professor, Department of Visual Arts, Western University), Susan Dobson (Artist and Associate Professor, School of Fine Art and Music, University of Guelph), and Adrian Blackwell (Assistant Professor, Waterloo Architecture, University of Waterloo). Moderated by Robert Enright (Research Professor in Art Criticism, University of Guelph)

1:00 - 2:30 pm: Graduate student presentations in studio art, philosophy, and architecture:

1:00 - 1:30 pm: Kurt Kraler (Candidate for Master of Architecture Degree,
 University of Waterloo, School of Architecture) presents Image Superseding Function: The Life of Buildings and the Las Vegas Strip.

1:30 - 2:00 pm: Steven Beckly (MFA Candidate, University of Guelph) presents Time After Time: Love, Desire, and Temporality.

2:00 - 2:30 pm: Niels Feuerhahn (PhD candidate in Philosophy, University of Guelph) presents In/visible cities: Architectural models & nostalgia for the un-built. 

3:00 - 4:30 pm: A series of 20-minute scholarly walkabouts within the exhibition with University of Guelph professors Karen Houle (Philosophy), Daniel O’Quinn (English and Theatre Studies), and Martin Williams (Physics).

For more information, please visit http://www.artgalleryofguelph.ca/time-and-buildings

 

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