apexart :: symposium in conjunction with apexart exhibition Nameless Science


Friday, December 12, 2008
10am - 5pm

Parallel symposium in conjunction with apexart exhibition Nameless Science at The Cooper Union (Wollman Auditorium).

Concerning the Significance of Artistic Research for Art Education

The symposium involves a presentation of the Nameless Science research projects by the artists, followed by a discussion with critical referents from EARN (European Artistic Research Network) members Mick Wilson (Dublin), Gertrud Sandqvist (Malmo School of Art), Felicitas Thun (Vienna), Tamar Zinguer (The Cooper Union School of Architecture), and John Rajchman (Columbia University).

Also keynote statements by Sarat Maharaj (Malmo School of Art), Grant Kester (University of California) and George Smith (Idsva, Portland).

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Ronan McCrea, School Play Series, 2008

10:00-10:15 - Opening Saskia Bos (Dean School of Art, The Cooper Union), Henk Slager (curator Nameless Science).
10:15-10:45 - Keynote presentation: Sarat Maharaj (Malmo School of Art).
10:45-11:20 - Presentation: Jan Kaila (Helsinki School of Art). Referent: George Smith (Idsva, Portland).
11:20-11:55 - Presentation: Morten Torgersrud (Bergen National Academy of the Arts). Referent: Tamar Zinguer (The Cooper Union, School of Architecture).
11:55-12:30 - Presentation: Ricardo Basbaum (Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro). Referent: Gertrud Sandqvist (Malmo School of Art).
12:30-1:30 - Break.
1:30-2:30 - Doctoral Studies in the US. Presentation: George Smith (Idsva, Portland). Presentation: Grant Kester (San Diego, University of California). Referent: Mick Wilson (Gradcam, Dublin).
2:30-3.05 - Presentation: Irene Kopelman (MaHKU, Utrecht). Referent: Grant Kester (San Diego, University of California).
3:05-3.30 - Break.
3:30-4:05 - Presentation: Ronan McCrea (University of Ulster). Referent: Felicitas Thun (Vienna School of Art).
4:05-4.45 - Presentation: Matts Leiderstam (Malmo School of Art). Referent/Closing Remarks: John Rajchman (Columbia University).


Please join us.
All events are open to the public and free.

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apexart's exhibitions and public programs are supported in part by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Carnegie Corporation of New York, Edith C. Blum Foundation, Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, and with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the New York State Council on the Arts.The Nameless Science exhibition and symposium are supported in part by Bergen National Academy of the Arts; The Cooper Union; Dublin GradCAM; IDSVA; FRAME Finnish Fund for Art Exchange; Malmo School of Art; Mondriaan Foundation, Amsterdam; the Research Institute Art and Design, University of Ulster, UK; Utrecht Consortium/Utrecht School of the Art; Vienna School of Art.rt