Program at the Seminar

Sunday May 26 th

 

Seminar at the Håndverkeren Kurs- og Konferansesenter, Oslo:

Host: Hannah Helseth

 

 12.00 – 12.45: Registration and coffee

 
 12.45 – 13.00: Opening by The First Supper Symposium
 

13.00 – 14.00: Judy Chicago will give an overview of her career with an emphasis on my efforts to overcome the institutional resistance to my work.

14.00 – 15.00: Lunch (No lunch served)

 

15.00 – 15.45: Andrew Perchuk, art historian from The Getty Institue, Los Angeles

 

15.45 – 17.00: Artist statement by Wenche GulbransenCamille Norment, Lotte Konow Lund and A K Dolven, NO

 
 

 

Monday May 27 th

 

Seminar at the Håndverkeren Kurs- og Konferansesenter, Oslo:

Host: Hannah Helseth
 
09.00 – 09.45: Registration and coffee
 

09.45 – 10.00: Opening

 

10.00 – 10.45: Dr. Elisabeth Sackler, founder of The Elizabeth Sackler Centre for Feminst Art, New York

 

10.45 – 11.30: Xabier Arakistain, Spanish art critic and curator

 

11.30 – 12.00: Coffee break

 

12.00 – 12.30: FRANK, platform run by the Norwegian artists Liv Bugge and Sille Storihle

 

12.30 – 13.00: Geir Haraldseth, curator and art critic

 

13.00 – 14.00: Lunch (No lunch served)

 

14.00 – 14.30: Performance by Ane Lan, performance artist, NO

 

14.30 – 15.00: David McCarthy, Professor of Art History at the Rhodes College, Tennesse, USA

 

15.00 – 15.20: Will Bradley, artistic leader Kunsthall Oslo

 

15.20 - 15.30: Coffee brake

 

15.30 - 16.30: Artists statements by Eline McGeorge, Natalie Hope O' Donnell og Kate Pendry, NO

 

16.30 – 17.00: Summary and discussion by Elizabeth Schei from The Fist Supper Symposuim

 

 

18.00 - 20.00: Reception at the City Hall

 

 

Presentation of the speakers and their subjects

 
 

Judy Chicago (US)

Judy Chicago in front of her artwork PowerPlay. Photo by Donald Woodman,
 
The celebrated artist Judy Chicago is the artist behind “The Dinner Party”, her iconic mixed media installation from 1979 and is a major work in modern art histroy. It has been on permanent view at the Brooklyn Museum since 2002. Read more of the history here. Chicago is recognized as a founding figure of the feminist art movement whose practice provided a model for bridging formal innovation and autobiographical content.

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