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September 17, 2018, University of St. Andrews, Scotland, Art History Research Lecture “Media Art: Transitions, Durations, and the Paradigm of Conservation, School II, St Salvator’s Quad, 4:15 pm.
October 5, 2018, University of Basel, Media of Exactitude in the Humanities, Arts, and Science international conference, eikones Forum, Rheinsprung 11, Basel, Switzerland.
November 1-2, 2018, SIK-ISEA | Schweizerisches Institut für Kunstwissenschaft (Swiss Institute for Art Research) Zürich, presentation on the occasion of an interdisciplinary symposium Kunst und Material: Repräsentation, Stofflichkeit, Prozesse (Art and Material: Representation, Materiality, Processes)
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August 6-7, 2018, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Laboratory for Experimental Museology, paper presentation on the occasion of Archiving Intangible Cultural Heritage & Performing Arts: Symposium and Summer School organised by Prof Sarah Kenderline.
July 1, 2018, Alps Art Academy, Tenna, Switzerland, international symposium and summer school.
June 25-26, 2018, Cologne, New Approaches in the Conservation of Contemporary Art, University of Applied Science, keynote (with Salvador Munoz Vinas). Full program available here.
June 19-22, 2018, Cambridge, MA., Harvard Art Museums, The Summer Institute for Technical Studies in Art (SITSA) organised and headed by Dr Francesca Bewer.
May 30, 2018, 9 AM-5 PM, Statens Museum for Kunst: National Gallery of Denmark, Transmissions and Transitions – (Post)media, Museums and Cultural Memory, Museums and Art in the Information Age research project symposium, international keynote (with Sean Cubitt, Dieter Daniels, & Sarah Kenderdine).
June 4-5, 2018, Ludwig Museum Budapest—Museum of Contemporary Art, MAPS Media Art Preservation – Born Digital.
April 12, 2018, 3-5 PM Utrecht University, Department of History and Art History, master class for MA and PhD students and public Technical Art History Colloquium.
February 22, 2018, 2:00–3:30 PM Los Angeles, 106th College Art Association Annual Conference (Room: 501A, Los Angeles Convention Center) “Object – Event – Performance: Art, Materiality, and Continuity since the 1960s,” presentations and panel discussion with Andrea Gyorody, Allen Memorial Art Museum/Oberlin College; Megan Metcalf, University of California, Los Angeles; Oliver Shultz, Stanford University; Edward Bacal, University of Toronto. Organised and chaired by Hanna Hölling.
February 28, 2018, 3:00-5:00 PM, University College London, Department of History of Art, Alumni Round Table Discussion with Simon Baker, Tate Modern/Maison Europeene de la Photographie, Paris; Nico Epstein, Artvisor; Clem Hitchcock, BBC/Sky Arts, Chanel 4; Anna Testar, Royal Academy; Hannah Watson, TJ Boulting/Trolley Books. Cancelled due to industrial action.
February 15, 2018, University of Münster, Germany, The Archive in Translation, Skulpturprojekte Archive Workshop.
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November 17, 2017, 6-8:00 PM SIK-ISEA | Schweizerisches Institut für Kunstwissenschaft (Swiss Institute for Art Research) Zürich, “Medienkunst: Zeit, Materialität, Authentizität,” lecture and book presentation Paik’s Virtual Archive: Time, Change and Materiality in Media Art. The event will be held in German. Location: SIK-ISEA, Zollikerstrasse 32, CH-8032 Zürich.
October 20, 2017, Rio de Janeiro, Instituto Moreira Salles, “Perpetuating Change,” master class on media art and performance.
October 18, 2017 Rio de Janeiro “What’s the Matter of the Future (Collections)” International Council of Museums, Brasil, a joint initiative of COMCOL (collections) and CIDOC (documentation) committees.
October 16, 2017 Munich, Deutsches Museum, “Trace, Memory, Time” presentation on the occasion of the symposium “Material Authenticity of the Ephemeral.”
October 10, 2017 London, UCL | Institute for Advanced Studies, London, Permanent Impermanence: Panel Discussion and Book Presentation “Paik’s Virtual Archive: Time, Change, and Materiality in Media Art.” With Briony Fer (UCL), Sarah Cook (University of Dundee), and Hanna Hölling (UCL).
September 15, 2017 ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Germany, “Paik’s Virtual Archive: Time, Change, and Materiality in Media Art,” lecture and book presentation.
September 4-8, 2017 Copenhagen, ICOM-CC Triennial Conference, “Time and Conservation,” presentation in the session Theory and History of Conservation.
August 22, 2017 Los Angeles, CA, Getty Center, What’s the Matter? Media, Materiality, and Meaning in Film and Video Installations, presentations and a roundtable discussion with Glenn Phillips (Getty Research Institute), Jeniffer West (Roski School of Arts and Design, University of Southern California), Mark Gilberg (LACMA), and Hanna Hölling (UCL). Organized by Hanna Hölling.
June 14, 2017 Cambridge, MA., Harvard Art Museums, The Summer Institute for Technical Studies in Art (SITSA), lecture and workshop on media installations and score-based works.
May 26, 2017 London, UCL | Institute for Advanced Studies IAS, presentation “Sensing Change: Perceptions and Transitions in Media Art” in the Sense and Sensation seminar series.
April 5, 2017, 1.30pm New York, The Met | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, presentation “Media Art between Concept and Material: Nam June Paik’s Installations and the Limits of Material Preservation.”
April 5, 2017, 7:30pm New York, Insitute of Fine Arts, New York University, book presentation “Paik’s Virtual Archive: Time, Change, and Materiality in Media Art.”
March 1, 2017 London, UCL Department of History of Art, Alumni Round Table Discussion with Rovianne Matovu (Morey College), Maxine Noth (Haut Presents), Niahm Morgan (Scott&Co), Subhas Kim Kandasamy (Achille Salvagni Atelier), and James Baskerville (Christie’s).
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November 19, 2016 Leeds, University of Leeds, Spaces of Imagination: Intermediality in Film Archives and Exhibition, University of Leeds, presentation “Time, Change, and Identity in Nam June Paik’s Zen for Film.”
November 17, 2016 London, Institute for Advanced Studies IAS, introductory discussion in the seminar Sense and Sensation
October 16 Tenna, Switzerland, finissage of the plain air New Land Art exhibition Art Safiental organized on the occasion of Alps Art Academy.
September 23 Brighton, University of Brighton, presentation “Archive, Materiality, and Change,” (canceled).
September 12 Los Angeles, 2016 IIC Congress at the Biltmore, presentation “Transitional Media: Duration, Recursion and the Paradigm of Conservation.”
July 12-17 Casa Wabi, Mexico, think tank Media in the Expanded Field, participation, PechaKucha, paper presentation “Revisions, or on the Aesthetics of Change” in the session Post-medium Condition, and chaired panel discussion with Pip Laurenson and Doris Krystof.
June 26-July 3 Tenna, Switzerland, Alps Art Academy International Summer School, keynote“The Lands of Art: On Land Art’s Shifting Grounds,” and taught programs (leader theory workshop).
June 25 Basel, Switzerland, 3rd Congress for Art History, introduction to and moderation of the session “Objekte Erklären.”
February 22 New York finissage of the exhibition Revisions-Zen for Film at the Bard Graduate Center Gallery.
February 5 Washington DC, College Art Association 104th Annual Conference, introduction and moderation of the session “The Explicit Material: On the Intersections of Cultures of Curation and Conservation.”
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December 8 Budapest, Ludwig Museum—Museum of Contemporary Art, presentation “What is Conservation? Media Arts between the Recent and Traditional Theory.”
December 5 Warsaw, Academy of Fine Arts—Rector’s Building, presentation “Art in Process, or on the Relative Duration of the Impermanent.”
November 23 Berlin, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, presentation “Conservation and Contingency: On Realms of Theory and Cultures of Practice.”
October 10 Riga, Renewable Futures, Media Art Histories Conference, “Slow and Fast Art: Time, Change, and Continuity in Media Installations” (canceled due to illness).
September 24 New York, Curators’ Corner series “On Curating Nam June Paik” Hanna Hölling and Michelle Yun in coversation.
September 21 New York, Bard Graduate Center, symposium Revisions: Object—Event—Performance—Process since the 1960s moderation and opening presentation “Zen for Film: Object, Event, Performance, Process.”
Septemeber 17 New York, opening of the exhibition Revisions-Zen for Film at the Bard Graduate Center Gallery, 18 W 86th St.
September 1 New York, Revisions-Zen for Film has been published.
May 15 Miami, 43rd Annual Meeting of the American Institute for Conservation, “The Theory of Practice: Practical Philosophy, Cultures of Conservation and the Aesthetics of Change,” lecture at the opening plenary session.
May 7 Providence, Brown University, presentation “On the Relative Duration of the Impermanent and the Aesthetics of Change in Museums.”
February 11 New York, College Art Association 103rd Annual Conference, presentation “Fluxus: What’s the Matter?”
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December 2 Glasgow, The Glasgow School of Arts, “The Aesthetics of Change: On the Relative Durations of the Impermanent,” opening keynote.
May 24 Lausanne, University Lausanne, presentation “Made in Switzerland: Between Concept and Materialization in Paik’s Video Installations in Basel and Zurich.”
March 31 México D.F., Fundación JUMEX, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, opening keynote “Beyond the Object Principle.”