The Institute for Art History / Center for Art Market Studies at Technical University Berlin, together with the CNRS and LabexTransfer Paris, have announced their international symposium: All the Beauty of the World: The Western Market for non-European Artefacts (18th-20th century) Berlin, Germany 13.10. – 15.10.2016 Deadline for submissions: 15 February 2016Continue Reading

Book Review: Distributed Objects: Meaning and Mattering after Alfred Gell. Edited by Liana Chua and Mark Elliot Berghahn Books (London & New York), 2013     By Fiona P. McDonald (University College London)   According to Georgina Born in Distributed Objects: Meaning and Mattering after Alfred Gell, “we all have ourContinue Reading

A recent article, courtesy of Raymond June (@raymondjune), on a new effort in South Australia Museum which archives and makes accessible 30,000 artefacts of aboriginal material culture in Australia. To learn more about this ambitious new exhibition, read the article here.

http://alma.boijmans.nl/en/ ALMA links these depictions of pre-industrial objects, dating from the late Middle Ages to the nineteenth century, in paintings and prints to examples of similar material objects. The ALMA database can be searched extensively for the relation between object and depiction. Research results are published in the ALMA showcase.Continue Reading

Tuesday October 16th, 2012 10:30AM-5:30PM Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen The organizers invite participation in an interdisciplinary one-day hands-on workshop on emerging methods of critical practice in science and technology studies, in particular methods that engage with art and design as well as performance and exhibition. Ultimately, we aim to refineContinue Reading