This program consists of two sessions. The first will take place on the 25th and 26th of November, 2005 (detailed in this brochure), and a second on the 17th and 18th of March, 2006, will deal with the debates on the relational question, institutional refusal, and the dialogue on cooperative and antagonistic practices.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25th
The poetry of relation
Session mediated by Bernard Blistène
11 am: Bernard Blistène: The Subject's place
12:30 pm: Leo Bersani: Towards a Theory of Relationships.
4:30 pm: Kaja Silverman: The World's Spectators
7 pm: Claire Bishop: Social Transformation: Are Relationships a Medium?
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26th
The Transformation of Institutional Space
Session mediated by Jesús Carrillo
11:00 am: Jesús Carrillo: Public Art, institutional criticism and relational art
12.30 pm: Alexander Alberro: Other legacies of institutional criticism
16.30 pm: Beatrice Von Bismark: Other institutions, other publics
18.00 pm: Helmut Draxler: Alter institutional criticism
19.00 pm: WHW: Institutional networks or networked institutions?
20.00 pm: Debate
Alexander Alberro, Associate processor of Art History at the University of Florida
Leo Bersani, Professor Emeritus of French at the University of California, Berkeley
Claire Bishop, Leverhulme, Investigator of the Department of the Conservation of Contemporary Art, Royal College of Art.
Bernard Blistène, General inspector for the artistic creation in the delegation of the Plastic Arts, and the Ministry of Culture and Communication of France.
Jesús Carrillo, Professor of Art History at the Autonomous University of Madrid
Helmut Draxler, Art Historian, Art Critic and Curator
Kaja Silverman, PhD, Brown, Professor of the Department of Rhetoric and the Program of Cinematographic studies at the University of California, Berkeley
Beatrice Von Bismark, Art Historian in Leipzig and participant in the Art Space of the University of Lüneburg
WHW, "What, How & for Whom / WHW", group of independent conservation that organized a variety of productions, exhibition projects and editorials, all directed by the Galerija Nova. The group's members Ivet Curlin, Ana Devic, Natasa Ilic and Sabina Sablovic, and will be represented by Natasa Ilic.
The program is subject to change. Simultaneous translation available.