Essen 2015


University of Duisburg-Essen / Department for Art and Art History


Transnational Spaces and Migration:

Art History and Artificial Practices


Workshop & Curators Lecture

Organisation: Gabriele Genge, Angela Stercken



 Thursday, 25.6.2015   UNIVERSITY DUISBURG-ESSEN, CAMPUS ESSEN, Lecture hall of the University Library
 16 Uhr   Presentation from the lecture series "Border crossing and excess":
    Trash, Exzess, History. A look at Quentin Tarantinos "Django Unchained"
    (Elisabeth Schäfer-Wünsche / University of Bonn)
9 Uhr   Welcome & Introduction

(Gabriele Genge, Angela Stercken / University of Duisburg-Essen)

9.30 Uhr   Transnationalization and Transculturality in the 21. Century

(Ludger Pries / Ruhr-University Bochum)

11.15 Uhr   Weaving and weaving. On the aesthetics of migration in Angela Melitopoulos' video "Passing DRAMA"
    (Alexandra Karentzos / TU Darmstadt)
12.00 Uhr  

The '(im)possibility' of a geo-aesthetic art definition based on India / South Asia and the exhibition "Indian Highway"


(Cathrine Bublatzky / University of Heidelberg)

12.45 Uhr  

Artists in Transit - on the Construction of national and transnational Spaces in Artist's Travels and Residencies


(Alma-Elisa Kittner / Universityt Duisburg-Essen)

14.30 Uhr   Discussion
17.30 Uhr

Curators Lecture: The German Pavilion at the Venice Biennial 2015


(Florian Ebner / Museum Folkwang & Kerstin Meincke / Museum Folkwang, Universität Essen)

Saturday, 27.6.2015   EXCURSIONS (Essen, Mühlheim, Duisburg)