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CALL FOR PAPERS – Formats of (Non)Seeing

Split, 27th – 29th October 2022   Formats of (Non)Seeing   [Photographic] “Images are significant surfaces. Images signify – mainly – something “out there” in space and time that they have to make comprehensible to us as abstractions (as reductions of the four dimensions of space and time to the two surface dimensions).” V. Flusser, 2007 After its appearance in 1839, photography quickly became a participant, witness and chronicler of

Photography – practice and medium of documentation and cultural-analytical thinking

RESEARCH PROJECT 6. PAZI ŠTO JEDEŠ LABORATORIJ, April 4 – 8, 2022, University of Zadar STUDENT RESTAURANTS: EXPERIENCES, MEMORIES, VIEWS, AND OPPORTUNITIES Pazi šo jedeš Laboratorij (PŠJ LAB) brings together students of ethnology and cultural anthropology from the University of Zagreb and the University of Zadar, conducts field research on traditional and modern nutrition, and encourages approaches, techniques, and methods of visual ethnography. The project is taking place for the

AM Journal of Art and Media Studies – Call for papers

The Editorial Board of AM Journal of Art and Media Studies is inviting all potential contributors to send their proposals for issue No.28/September 2022. AM Journal is structured in four sections: Main Topic, Beyond the Main Topic, Artist Portfolio, and Book Reviews. Only the first section, which is also the central one, is predefined by the main topic of the issue. The main topic of issue No.28/September 2021 is Rare, bound, cheap, inserted – the evolution of photobooks. The history of

Stella Fatović-Ferenčić and Martin Kuhar presenting their paper at the international conference in Prague

The conference Photo Albums’ Twisted Meanings: Between Nostalgia and Trauma, organized by the Institute of Art History of the Czech Academy of Sciences and DOX – Centre for Contemporary Art, will be held in Prague, Czech Republic in hybrid format on Thursday 25 and Friday 26 November, 2021. One of the main aims of the workshop is to discuss and highlight obscure, forgotten albums reflecting traumatic or forgotten chapters in

Bringing down the ‘Archive Fever’ conference program

International conference Bringing down the Archive Fever will take place from 20 to 22 October, 2021 at Urania (Trg E. Kvaternika 3/3, Zagreb) and online via Zoom. The conference is organized by the Institute of Art History and is part of the project The Cycle: European Training in Photographic Legacy Management (2020 – 2022), financed by the European Union (Creative Europe programme).   Photography archives are more than just collecting,

Keynote lecture given by Leonida Kovač

Leonida Kovač held a keynote lecture on 3 September, 2021, titled “Nasta Rojc: Subversion of Normative Heterosexuality”. The lecture was introduction to the international conference Not Yet Written Stories in Warsaw. Nasta Rojc (1883 – 1964) was a Croatian artist who in the period from 1908 to 1925 painted a number of self-portraits in which she practiced subversion of gender, or more precisely normative heterosexuality. In 1914 she painted drag

“Bringing down the ‘Archive Fever’” conference – The list of accepted abstracts

Institute of Art History announces an international scientific conference, which will take place on the 21st – 22nd of October in Zagreb. The conference is held as part of the project The Cycle, in collaboration with Spéos International Photographic Institute, Pariz; Magnum Photos Endowment Fund, Pariz; Ured za fotografiju, Zagreb; Sveučilište Deusto, Bilbao.    We are happy to announce the list of presenters, while the full program will follow in September:   Theopisti

Thematic issue of the journal Život umjetnosti dedicated to photography – call for papers

The editorial board invites all interested authors to submit scientific and/or scholarly papers for publishing in the journal Život umjetnosti (109-2021).   The editorial board invites all interested authors to submit scientific and/or scholarly papers for publishing in the journal Život umjetnosti (109–2021). The thematic issue of the journal is dedicated to various aspects of photography, with an emphasis on the meaning and knowledge that this medium transmits and encourages,

Call for papers – Bringing down the ‘Archive Fever’ – opening and collaborating on photography archives and collections

Bringing down the Archive Fever – opening and collaborating on photography archives and collections   Call for papers October 21 – 22, 2021, Zagreb Deadline: June 1, 2021 ORGANISED BY: Institute of Art History, Zagreb; Magnum Photos Endowment Fund, Paris; Spéos International Photographic Institute, Paris; Deusto University, Bilbao; Office for Photography, Zagreb     Photography archives are more than just collecting, writing about, and curating. Recent discussions over the world

The conference “DISCOVERING DALMATIA VI: Watching, Waiting – Empty Spaces and the Representation of Isolation” was held in Split

The international conference Watching, Waiting – Empty Spaces and the Representation of Isolation was held in Split from 3 to 5 December 2020. The conference call was announced during the first lockdown in the spring of 2020. It is precisely for this reason that the organizers set as a central question a re-examination of individual and collective memory of the time that was, of time we live right now, and