Conference Program

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Casa Esment, Palma (Mallorca). Venue for Day 2 of the CIMAM 2022 Annual Conference.

The location of this year's CIMAM Annual Conference is in a scenic setting in the middle of the Mediterranean sea, in the archipelago of the Balearic Islands, between Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. Its lands have been home to a melting pot of cultures and are now a leading modern and international cultural epicenter, which has defined its open and welcoming character and rich cultural heritage.

The three-day program includes 3 keynote speakers, 10 perspective presentations, 3 panel discussions, a networking session, workshops as well as organized visits to the art institutions in Palma.

The afternoon program includes visits to Es Baluard Museu d'Art Contemporani de Palma, Fundació Joan Miró, Museo Fundació Juan March, CaixaForum Palma, ALTTRA: Cildo Meireles & Teresa Margolles, Galeria Fran Reus, Kewenig Gallery, Horrach Moya Gallery, L21 LAB (Polígono Son Castelló), Galeria Pelaires, Estudio Ana Laura Aláez (Inca) and Estudio Bernardí Roig (Binissalem).

Day 1: Friday 11th November
Es Baluard Museu d'Art Contemporani de Palma

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Aljub, Es Baluard Museu d'Art Contemporani de Palma (Mallorca).

8:15–9:00 (45 minutes) Registration desk at Es Baluard Museu d'Art Contemporani de Palma (Mallorca)
9:00–9:15 (15 minutes) Welcome Speeches at Aljub
9:15 – 9:45 Historical perspective of CIMAM’s 60 years, by Mami Kataoka, President of CIMAM and Director, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan, and Saskia Bos, Independent Curator and Critic, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
9:45–10:25 (40 minutes) Keynote 1. Paul B. Preciado, Writer and Curator, Paris, France/Spain
10:25–10:45 (20 minutes) Perspective 1. Suhanya Raffel, Museum Director, M+, Hong Kong, China
10:45–11:10 (25 minutes) Coffee break
11:10–11:40 (20 minutes) Perspective 2. Meskerem Assegued Bantiwalu, Curator and General Director, Zoma Museum PLC, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
11:40–12:00 (20 minutes) Perspective 3. Iris Dressler, Codirector, Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
12:00 – 13:00 (1 hour) Panel Discussion and Q&A moderated by Mami Kataoka, Director, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
13:00–13:10 (2 minutes-walk to lunch) at Hotel Saratoga
13:15–14:30 (1.15 hour) Lunch at Hotel Saratoga
14:30–14:40 (2 minutes) Walk back to Es Baluard Museu (Aljub)
14:40–15:40 (1 hour) Networking Session + situated questions (SQ) at Es Baluard Museu
15:40–16:40 (1 hour) Visit Es Baluard Museu Exhibitions
16:40–18:40 (2 Hours) Walking Tour to Fran Reus Gallery, Kewenig Gallery, ALTTRA: Cildo Meireles & Teresa Margolles (Palma). Delegates split into groups.
18:40–19:25 (45 minutes) Visit CaixaForum Palma
19:25–20:25 (1 hour) Reception at CaixaForum Palma
20:30–21:00 Back to Hotels (walking distance to Hotels)

Day 2: Saturday 12th November
Casa Esment, Palma

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Casa Esment, Palma (Mallorca).

9:00–9:30 Coach from Hotels to Casa Esment
9:30–9:40 Welcome to Day 2
9:40–10:25 (40 minutes) Keynote 2. Denise Ferreira da Silva, Prof. Dr., University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
10:25–10:45 (20 minutes) Perspective 1. Clémentine Deliss, Associate Curator, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
10:45–11:10 (25 minutes) Coffee Break
11:10–11:50 (20 minutes) Perspective 2. Sandra Gamarra Heshiki, Visual Artist, Independent, Lima, Peru/Madrid, Spain
11:50–12:10 (20 minutes) Perspective 3. Sethembile Msezane, Visual Artist, Msezane Studios, Cape Town, South Africa
12:10–13:10 (1 hour) Workshops. Delegates split into groups
13:15–14:30 (1 hour and 15 minutes) Lunch at Casa Esment (Son Ferriol)
14:30-15:30 (1 hour) Panal Discussion and Q&A moderated by Agustín Pérez Rubio, Independent Curator, Madrid
15:30-19:30 (4 hours) Delegates split into groups. Visits by coach include: Studio artist Bernardí Roig (Binissalem), Studio artist Ana Laura Aláez (Inca), L21 LAB (Polígono Son Castelló).
19:30–20:00 (30 min) Coach to Palma
20:00–21:30 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Dinner at Andana Restaurant by Chef Maca de Castro awarded the Green Michelin star in 2021
21:30–21:45 (15 minutes) Coach to Hotels in Palma


Day 3: Sunday 13th November
La Lonja de Palma

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La Lonja, Palma, Mallorca


9:00–9:15 Welcome to Day 3 at La Lonja de Palma
9:15–10:00 (40 minutes) Keynote 3. Emily Jacir, Founder/Director, Dar Jacir for Art and Research, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
10:00–10:20 (20 minutes) Perspective 1. Lada Nakonechna, Artist, Method Fund, Kyiv, Ukraine
10:20–10:40 (20 minutes) Coffee Break
10:40–11:10 (20 minutes) Perspective 2. Philip Rizk, film-maker/artist, Mosireen video collective, Cairo, Egypt
11:10–11:30 (20 minutes) Perspective 3. Kike España, Dr. Architect, Urban researcher, La Casa Invisible, Malaga, Spain
11:30–11:50 (20 minutes) Perspective 4. Meenakshi Gopinath, Founder- Director, Women in Security Conflict, Management and Peace (WISCOMP), New Delhi, India
11:50–12:50 (1 hour) Workshops. Delegates split into groups.
12:50–13:00 (10 minutes-walk to lunch) at Hotel Saratoga
13:00 –14:10 (1 hour and 10 minutes) Lunch at Hotel Saratoga
14:10- 14:20 (10 minutes) Walk back to La Lonja
14:20 –15:10 (50 minutes) Panel Discussion and Q&A moderated by Manuel Borja-Villel, Director, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
15:10 – 16:25 (1 hour and 15 minutes) CIMAM General Assembly. Announcement of CIMAM Board 2023-25
16:25–19:25 (3 hours) Walk to visits. Delegates split into groups. Visits include Fundació Joan Miró, Museo Fundació Juan March, Pelaires Gallery, and Horrach Moya Gallery
19:30–21:30 Farewell party at Es Baluard (Aljub) and announcement of CIMAM’s President and Secretary-Treasurer for the term 2023-25


Registration is only completed once the payment has been received.

Payments should be completed within the next 30 natural days after the registration form has been submitted.

After that time, your seat will be released.

Once the tickets have been paid, a confirmation e-mail and receipt will be sent to the email address submitted in this form.


Conference registration includes 11-13 November:
— Access to all conference sessions
— Conference lunches, dinners and refreshment breaks
— Access to organized visits
— Coach service to and from planned visits
— Profile at the Who is Who and full access to the online platform with chat and other interactive functionalities to connect with all conference attendees.
Accommodation and airfare are not included

Conference cancellation policy:
— Full payment is required at the time of booking
— Fully refundable prior to August 15th, 2022
— 50% refundable between August 15th and September 1st, 2022
— Non-refundable after September 1st, 2022
— Deadline to register is September 30th, 2022

If you have registered and tested positive for COVID-19, we will refund you up to the cost of the virtual ticket upon presentation of a medical certificate.

CIMAM reserves the right to cancel the on-site events of the Annual Conference if the international situation due to COVID-19 worsens, and mobility restrictions make it impossible to hold the event in person. In this case, the CIMAM Annual Conference would be held entirely virtual.


The 3-day online registration includes:
— Access to all speaker presentations and Q&A.
— Access to the networking session and both workshops.
— Access to virtual visits to the main exhibitions in Palma (Mallorca).
— Profile at the Who is Who and full access to the online platform with chat and other interactive functionalities to connect with all conference attendees.

The 1-day online registration includes:
— Access to the speaker presentations and Q&A of that day.
— Access to the networking session or workshop of that day.
— Access to the virtual visits to the main exhibitions of that day.
— Profile for 1 day at the Who is Who and full access to the online platform with chat and other interactive functionalities to connect with all conference attendees for 1 day.

Online cancellation policy:
— 50% refundable only for 3-day tickets between 01 September and 15 September 2022
— Non-refundable after 15 September 2022
— Online registration closes on Friday 4 November 2022

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