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A Two-Day Symposium: Emerging Consequences: Aesthetics in the Aftermath of Atrocity

November 3-4, 2017

Join the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies for a Two-Day Symposium: Emerging Consequences: Aesthetics in the Aftermath of Atrocity.

Topics will include: music and atrocity, literature, colonialism, visual art, evidence, forensics and photography and artistic intervention and memorialization.

Schedule of Events

8:30 am Coffee

9-10:15 am Aesthetic Aftermaths: Visual Art

Rendered History
Vladimir Miladinovic, artist, Belgrade, Serbia

Prussian Blue, Painting and Remembrance
Yishai Jusidman, artist, Los Angeles

10:15–10:30 am Coffee

10:30-11:45 am  Evidence, Forensics and Photography

Dual Nature of Wartime Visuals
Dr. Vladimir Petrovic, Boston University

Photography and the Limits of Memorialization
Ziyah Gafic, photographer, Sarajevo, Bosnia

11:45-12 pm Coffee Break

12-1:15 pm  Artistic Interventions and Memorialization

Utopia Lost: A Study of the Political Aesthetics of Memorial Museums through Ethiopia’s Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum
Dr. Bridget Conley, World Peace Foundation at the Fletcher School, Tufts University

Creating Memories in Times of War: The Bosnian Genocide in the Drawings of Mevludin Ekme
Claudia Klara-Zini, Ph.D. Candidate, Courtald Institute of Art, London

1:15-1:30 pm Closing Remarks

When 1:30pm
Location
Viking Hall, Central Campus
71C Loring Avenue, Salem, MA 01970
Contact
Catherine S Hennessey
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