Seeing Through: Negotiating the Photograph

Seeing Through: Negotiating the Photograph

International Conference

8/9 June 2016

Organizer: Heather Diack

June 8

18:00 - 20:00 Heather Diack (University of Miami und JFKI, Freie Universität Berlin): “Second Degree Burn: Material Realities in American Photography"

June 9

11:00 - 12:00 Joshua Shannon (University of Maryland): “Photorealism: A History of Surfaces”

12:00-13:15 Lunch Break

13:15-14:15 Andres Zervigon (Rutgers University): “Photography and Experience in the Radicalized Public Sphere”

14:15-15:15 Alexander Streitberger (Université catholique de Louvain): “Photography as Experience: Michael Kirby’s ‘Embedded Sculptures’ between Photography, Theatre, and Sculpture”

15:15-16:00 Coffee Break

16:00-18:00 Kaja Silverman (University of Pennsylvania): “Stopping with Astonishment before M. Le Gray’s Sea and Sky” Information