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Dissecting microscope. Attributed to Mitsdörffer, Berlin; after Johann Nathanael Lieberkühn (German, 1711-56). About 1750, brass and glass, 51 x 28 x 21 cm; London, Science Museum
Rodney Graham, ‘Images qui succèdent à la contemplation d'objets d'un grand éclat ou même d'objets bien éclaires’, 1989 (brass, coloured plexiglas & original Plateau dissertation) Private Collection / Photo © Studio Rodney Graham
symposium: THE OPTICS OF ART

 

 

Practicalities: 

 

symposium THE OPTICS OF ART

Date:  Friday October 11 2013 from 13:30 - 18:00

Venue: Cirque (Anatomisch theater), KASK, Louis Pasteurlaan 2, 9000 Gent

Entrance is free, but please let us know if you will attending with an e-mail to visualpoetics@uantwerpen.be

 

Exposition HET PLATEAU EFFECT 

Date: October 9 till 20 2013 

Open daily from 12:00 till 18:00

Venue: Zebrastraat 32, 9000 Gent

Entrance: 2,5 € or free for the participants to the symposium

 

With works by David Blair, Juliana Borinski, Anna Franceschini, Adele Horne, Ann Veronica Janssens, Julien Maire, Simon Payne, Ief Spincemaille, Benjamin Verhoeven; curator Edwin Carels.

 

Program symposium

 

13:30            Introduction


13:45 - 14:30        Katrien Vanagt & Sarah Vanagt

Dissecties in het donker: vroegmoderne experimenten met ogen en donkere kamers


14:30 - 15:15        Benjamin Vandewalle, Marnix Rummens

Point of View. Leven en waarnemen in een subjectieve realiteit  

 

coffee break

16:00 - 16:45    Floris De Lange

Zien is geloven? Hoe ons brein de wereld interpreteert


16:45 - 17:30        Maaike Bleeker 

Wetenschap en performance


17:30 - 18:00     Final discussion

 

 

 

Partners:

 

Symposium THE OPTICS OF ART is organised by

 

Research Centre for Visual Poetics

Cœur Volant, platform voor het Bewegende Beeld

KASK/HoGent

 

The exhibition HET PLATEAU EFFECT is an initiative by Cœur Volant, a nomadic organisation dedicated to the Moving Image, with the support of

 

Het internationaal filmfestival van Vlaanderen-Gent

KASK / HoGent

Universiteit Gent

Gentse Universitaire Musea

Stad Gent

 

Met dank aan:

Universiteit Antwerpen/ Research Centre for Visual Poetics

Cinematek

Zebrastraat

 

 

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