On the side of things – contemporary perspective on the object from the viewpoint of visual studies

On the side of things – contemporary perspective on the object from the viewpoint of visual studies / Po stronie rzeczy – współczesne badania nad przedmiotem z perspektywy badań nad wizualnością

Place Warsaw, Institute of Art History, University of Warsaw , POLAND
Organizer Czarny Kwadrat IHS UW Students Research Association & Museum of Warsaw
More info http://czarnykwadrat.art.pl/

CFP: 31 August 2015
Date: 19-20 October 2015

Interdisciplinary conference for students and doctoral candidates

Czarny Kwadrat IHS UW Students Research Association and Museum of Warsaw are glad to announce CfA for interdisciplinary conference „On the side of things – contemporary perspective on the object from the viewpoint of visual studies”.

We would like to invite all researchers on the subject to the critical discussion and reflection on the theory of things and materiality and how those ideas are applicable.

This years edition of yearly held by CzK conference refers to 2014 event „On the other side of the painting – about the modern viewer towards the artwork” which concentrated on the viewer himself. This time we would like to invite historians, art historians, musicologists, anthropologists, archeologists, museologists, curators and all of those interested in the subject to participate in the event focusing on the question of the object.