Conference Program 2016

Eve of the conference: Thursday, November 17
15:30 – 19:00 Registration desk at H10 Metropolitan Hotel

Day 1: Friday 18 November
MACBA Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona
08:30 – 09:00 Walking itinerary from Hotels to MACBA
09:00 – 09:30 Registration
09:30 – 10:00 Welcome speeches
10:00 – 11:00 Keynote speech 01 and Q&A. Marina Garcés, Philosopher and Professor, University of Zaragoza, Barcelona/Zaragoza, Spain.
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 – 11:50 Perspective 01. Călin Dan, General director, National Museum of Contemporary Art – MNAC Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
11:50 – 12:10 Perspective 02. Alistair Hudson and Miguel Amado, Director and Senior Curator, mima Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
12:10 – 12:50 Perspective 03. Dave Beech, Professor of Art, Valand Academy, Gothenburg, Sweden.
13:00 – 14:00 Panel Discussion with perspective speakers moderated by Ferran Barenblit, Director, MACBA: Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, Spain.
14:00 – 15:00 Lunch at MACBA
15:00 – 16:30 Visit exhibitions of MACBA
16:30 – 17:00 Walk to La Virreina Image Centre
17:00 – 18:00 Visit exhibition of La Virreina Image Centre
18:00 – 18:30 Coach to Hangar. Visual Art Production and Research Center.
18:30 – 20:00 Visit artists’ studios Hangar. Visual Art Production and Research Center.
20:00 – 20:30 Coach to welcome reception
20:30 – 22:00 Welcome reception in Poblenou
22:00 – 22:30 Coach returns to Hotel

Day 2: Saturday 19 November
CaixaForum: Cultural Centre of “la Caixa” Banking Foundation in Barcelona
09:00 – 09:30 Coach from Hotels to CaixaForum
09:30 – 09:45 Registration and welcome coffee
09:45 – 10:00 Welcome speeches
10:00 – 11:00 Keynote speech 01 and Q&A. Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Director, Castello di Rivoli, Museum of Contemporary Art – GAM Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin, Italy.
11:00 – 11:20 Coffee break
11:20 – 11:50 Perspective 01. Sylvie Blocher, Visual Artist, France.
11:50 – 12:10 Perspective 02. Ticio Escobar, Director, Centro de Artes Visuales/Museo del Barro, Asunción, Paraguay.
12:10 – 12:30 Perspective 03. Michael Dagostino, Director, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Campbelltown, Australia.
12:30 – 13:50 Panel Discussion with perspective speakers moderated by Elizabeth Ann Macgregor, Director, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
14:00 – 15:00 Lunch at CaixaForum Restaurant
15:00 – 16:00 Visit of exhibitions of CaixaForum
16:00 – 16:30 Visit Mies van der Rohe Pavillion
16:30 – 17:00 Walk to MNAC. Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya
17:00 – 18:30 Visit exhibitions of MNAC. Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya
18:30 – 19:00 Transport to Fundació Joan Miró
19:00 – 20:00 Visit exhibitions of Fundació Joan Miró
20:00 – 21:30 Reception at the Fundació Joan Miró
21:30 – 22:00 Coach returns to Hotels

Day 3: Sunday 20 November
CCCB: Center for Contemporary Culture of Barcelona
08:30 – 09:00 Walking itinerary from Hotels to CCCB
09:00 – 10:00 General Assembly
10:00 – 11:00 Keynote speech 03 and Q&A. Mari Carmen Ramirez, PhD, The Wortham Curator of Latin American Art & Director, International Center for the Arts of the Americas, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, United States of America
11:00 – 11:20 Coffee break
11:20 – 11:50 Perspective 01. Kuan-Hsing Chen, Executive Director of Inter-Asia School (NPO), Professor of the Institute for Social Research and Cultural
Studies (Chiao Tung U, Taiwan), Co-Director Of the Bandung Institute for Africa-America-Asia-Caribben (China Academy of Arts, Hangzhou), Professor of the School of Marxist Studies (Nanjing U), Cultural Studies Dept (Shanghai U), College of Humanities (Yonsei U, Seoul), the Makerere Institute for Social Research (Makerere U, Uganda), Diplomat Institute (U of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia); Editor, Inter-Asia Cultural Studies: Movement and Renjian Thought Review (Taipei)
11:50 – 12:10 Perspective 02. Marysia Lewandowska, Artist, London, United Kingdom
12:10 – 12:30 Perspective 03. Yuliya Sorokina, Curator, Asia Art+ PF, Almaty, Kazakhstan
12:30 – 13:00 Panel Discussion with perspective speakers moderated by Frances Morris, Director, Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch at MACBA
14:00 – 14:30 Coach to Fabra i Coats
14:30 – 15:30 Visit exhibitions of Fabra i Coats
15:30 – 16:00 Coach to the Blue Project Foundation
16:00 – 17:00 Visit the exhibitions of the Blue Project Foundation
17:00 – 17:30 Coach to Fundació Foto Colectania
17:30 – 18:30 Visit exhibition of Fundació Foto Colectania
18:30 – 19:00 Coach to Fundació Antoni Tàpies
19:00 – 20:00 Visit exhibition of Fundació Antoni Tàpies and presentation of Han Nefkens Foundation.
20:00 – 21:30 Farewell reception at Fundació Antoni Tàpies

 

Conference registration includes:
Access to all conference sessions
Conference lunches, dinners and refreshment breaks
Access to organized visits
Coach service to and from planned visits
All registered delegates receive a tote bag with a copy of the conference program
Accommodation and airfare are not included

Conference registration fee refund policy:
Conference registration is fully refundable prior to 01 September 2016
50% refundable between 01 September and 15 September 2016
Non-refundable after 15 September 2016
Registration closes on 30 September 2016