Luxembourg symposium on photography / Nov 27

27/11/2014 Centre Culturel de Rencontre Abbaye de Neumünster

Photography from the 80s Until Now:
Evolutionary Perspective on Aesthetics and Institutional Challenges

Luxembourg November symposium / Katarzyna Majak ( Warsaw), Bohunka Koklesova ( Bratislava ), Milanka Todic ( Belgrade )

Luxembourg November symposium / Katarzyna Majak ( Warsaw), Bohunka Koklesova ( Bratislava ), Milanka Todic ( Belgrade )



10:00 am – 10:30 am

Françoise Poos (Luxembourg)

Photographs – Objects to Think With! The Hidden Images from Luxembourg’s Centre national de l’audiovisuel as material performances of institutional imaginations

Françoise Poos is finishing her PhD in Visual Culture which focuses on the relations of photography and film with individual or collective memory and national identity. She has recently started to work as scientific collaborator at the University of Luxembourg for the nationally funded project

FAMOSO 2: Fabricating Modern Societies: Industries of Reform as Educational Responses to Societal Challenges (ca. 1880-1930).

10:40 am – 11:10 am

Christophe De Jaeger (Brussels) Photography and New Media

Christophe De Jaeger is responsible for the program of photography and media arts for the Center for Fine Arts. (BOZAR). He is the founder of Gluon, a Brussels platform that connects specialists from the world of arts, science and technology.

11:20 am – 11:50 am

Jean-Luc Soret (Paris) Exhibiting Contemporary Image

Jean-Luc Soret is a photography and new media art curator at the Maison Européenne de la Photographie (MEP) in Paris. He is also the artistic director and co-founder of the @rt Outsiders International Festival.

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Katarzyna Majak (Warsaw) Warsaw Photo Days – Introduction

Katarzyna Majak, PhD, Artistic Director of Warsaw Photo Days, curator of Many Hands Make Light Work photo collection, writer on photography.

2:40 pm – 3:10 pm

Bohunka Koklesova (Bratislava) Humor, Joke and Absurdity in Slovak Photography

Bohunka Koklesova, University of Bratislava

3:40 pm – 4:10 pm

Milanka Todic (Belgrade) The Institutional and Virtual Photo Databases in Serbia

Prof. Milanka Todić, PhD, teaches Art History at the Faculty of Applied Arts in Belgrade. Her research fields are history and theory of photography and avant-garde art.

4:20 pm – 4:50 pm

Manolis Moresopoulos (Athens) 30 years of New Greek Photography

Director of the Athens Photo Festival (GR)

5:00 pm –

Paul di Felice & Pierre Stiwer (Luxembourg)

Founders of Café-Crème asbl

Presentation of the special Edition 1984-2014 Café-Crème: Visual Culture and European Photography