Symposium: Clay Matters

Clay Matters is a symposium and exhibition aimed at discussing the common ground between ceramics and contemporary art, the fruitful relation between the ceramicist and the other visual artists, as well as the role and relevance of clay in contemporary art and culture.

Clay Matters is organised by PXL-MAD, Department of Ceramics/ Fine Arts; research group MANUFrACTURE, Faculty of Architecture and Arts (Hasselt University); research group ThIS - The Inside Story. Art, interior design and architecture (Ghent University & VUB, Brussels).

Programma

Friday 17/11

  • 09u – 10u: Registration and coffee
  • 10u – 10u15: Welcome by Bert Willems
  • 10u15 – 11u15: Keynote: Herman Parret ‘A haptological view of the resistance of matter and materials’
  • 11u15 – 11u25: Questions & debate
  • 11u25 – 11u35: Interlude
  • 11u35 – 11u55: Eva Masterman ‘A new dialogue: the interdisciplinary potential and application of clay in the wider visual arts’
  • 11u55 – 12u15: Shlomit Bauman ‘Benyamini Center Gallery: research, identity & material culture’
  • 12u15 – 12u30: Questions & debate
  • 12u30 – 14u: Lunch Break
  • 14u – 15u: Keynote: Grace Schwindt ‘Clay and the politics of representation’
  • 15u – 15u15: Questions & debate
  • 15u15 – 15u35: Sebastian Gonzalez de Gortari ‘Molten words’
  • 15u35 – 16u35: Keynote: Linda Sormin ‘Fierce Passenger: Losing one’s way with clay’
  • 16u35 – 16u45: Questions & debate
  • 16u45 – 17u: Coffee & interlude
  • 17u – 18u: Vlad Ionescu ‘The pedagogics of ceramics’ Panel discussion with Anton Reijnders, Marieke Pauwels, & Frank Louis
  • 18u – 18u20: Andrew Livingstone ‘The Ceramics Reader: exploring ceramics and writing’ (Book ed. by Andrew Livingstone & Kevin Petrie)
  • 18u20 – 19u: Drinks

Saturday 18/11

  • 09u – 09u30: Registration and coffee
  • 09u30 – 10u30: Keynote: Ranti Tjan ‘Let’s climb the hill and eat some apple pie’
  • 10u30 - 10u40: Questions & debate
  • 10u40 – 10u45: Interlude
  • 10u45 – 11u: Tilmann Meyer-Faje, Kerstin Abraham and students ‘From time to time: ceramics as time based media’
  • 11u – 12u30: Wendy Gers ‘Computational ceramics’ Panel discussion with Jonathan Keep, Adam Abel & Christopher Kelsall
  • 12u30 – 13u30: Lunch Break 13:30 – 14:30 Keynote: Eylem Aladogan ‘The arch of belief’
  • 14u30 – 14u45: Questions & debate
  • 14u45 – 15u05: Julia Pelta Feldman ‘Clay on the streets: Charles Simonds’s Dwellings’
  • 15u05 – 15u25: Clare Beattie ‘The social and poetical currency of ceramics through the lens of experimental methodology’
  • 15u25 – 1540: Questions & debate 
  • 15u40 – 16u10: Interlude and coffee
  • 16u10 – 16u30: Tessa Peters ‘Participatory art: ceramic and social praxis’
  • 16u30 – 16u50: Johan Valcke ‘Treasures in clay: exploring ceramics in Belgium in time and space’
  • 16u50 – 17u: Concluding remarks (Vlad Ionescu)
  • 18u – 19u: Drinks at the Expo
Datum

17 november tot 18 november 2017

09:00 - 17:00

Locatie

PXL-Congress
Elfde-Liniestraat 23

3500 Hasselt, België

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Organisator

PXL-MAD

Prijs

40 euro - 70 euro

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