Centre for Visual Culture Inaugural Conference
24th– 25th February, Trinity Hall, Cambridge
Book tickets here.
Lecture Theatre, Trinity Hall
9:20-9:30: Opening Remarks
Alexander Marr (University of Cambridge)
9:30-11:00: Session 1.
Chair: Joanna Norman (V&A)
Spike Bucklow (Hamilton Kerr Institute, Cambridge), Sharpening Perceptions: The Role of Reconstructions in Training the Mind, Eye and Hand
Tianna Uchacz and Tillmann Taape (Columbia University), Revisiting the Making and Knowing Lab
Marta Ajmar (V&A): Re-making and Mimesis: Corresponding with Renaissance Intarsia
11:30-13:00: Session 2.
Chair: Christine Slottved Kimbriel (Hamilton Kerr Institute, Cambridge)
Donal Cooper (University of Cambridge) and Fabrizio Nevola (University of Exeter): Virtual (Un)Certainties: Reconstructing Historical Contexts for Florentine Renaissance Paintings
Daniel Pett (Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge): Digital Embellishment of the Great Shrine of Amaravati
Petra Maclot (KU Leuven): Fact and Fiction: The Reconstruction of Sixteenth-Century Houses in Antwerp
14:00-15:30: Session 3.
Chair: Amy Tobin (University of Cambridge)
Annette Tietenberg (HBK Braunschweig): The Way Beyond Art: The Kabinett der Abstrakten in Hanover under Reconstruction
Hélia Marçal (Tate): The Body as Source: Practices of Re-enactment in the Preservation of Performance Art
Sanneke Stigter (University of Amsterdam): Conceptual Art and Reconstruction
16:00-17:00: Session 4.
Chair: Melissa Calaresu (University of Cambridge)
Ivan Day (Independent Scholar): Covered Cups and Hackled Dishes: The Reconstruction of a Baroque Feast in a Museum Setting
Joanna Norman (V&A): Remaking the Period Room
Deborah Krohn (Bard Graduate Center): Practicing what we Teach
17:30-18:30: Keynote Lecture
Sven Dupré (Utrecht University, University of Amsterdam), Site Matters: Histories and Designs of “Re-Methods”
18:30: Drinks reception
Lecture Theatre, Trinity Hall
9:00-10:30: Session 5.
Chair: Donal Cooper (University of Cambridge)
Ulinka Rublack (University of Cambridge): “Be-feathered Men”: Reconstructing a Renaissance Fashion
Amandine Didouan (University of Cambridge): Real or Ideal? Re-enacting Illustrated Riding Exercises of the Seventeenth-Century
Sophie Pitman (Aalto University): Making Material: Refashioning the Clothing of Early Modern Artisans
11:00-12:30: Session 6.
Chair: Spike Bucklow (Hamilton Kerr Institute, Cambridge)
Edward Cheese (Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge): Rebinding and the Reconstruction of Manuscripts
Charlene Vella (University of Malta): Reframing and Presenting Antonello da Messina’s Nephew’s Renaissance altarpieces
Amy Gillette (The Barnes Foundation) and Zachary Stewart (Texas A&M University): The Mancroft Font Canopy Project
13:30-15:00: Session 7.
Chair: Sven Dupré (Utrecht University, University of Amsterdam’)
Mary-Ann Middelkoop (University of Cambridge): “Those Sumptuous Embassies”: Reconstruction Practices and German Art Exhibitions in Interwar Period
Annette Loeseke (NYU Berlin): Deconstructing Reconstructions: Berlin’s Pergamon Museum and the Panorama Exhibition by Yadegar Asisi
Nicola Foster(Solent University), Exhibition Reconstruction: When Attitudes Become Form, Bern1969/Venice2013
16:00-17:30: Session 8.
Chair: Alexander Marr (University of Cambridge)
Elsbeth Geldhof (Blue Tortoise Conservation): The Many Faces of Reconstruction: Experiences from a Historic Paint Conservator
Georgios Artopoulos (Cyprus Institute Nicosia) and Anastasia Christophilopoulou (Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge): Immersing in Virtual Island-scapes: A Case Study in Museum Virtual Environments
Ellen Handy (CUNY): Photography as Reconstruction: Hiroshi Sugimoto and W.H.F. Talbot, A Case Study
Image credit: Chris Titmus, Hamilton Kerr Institute, University of Cambridge