Schedule Of Events: Crossing The Boundaries XXIII: Cut and Paste

Crossing the Boundaries XXIII: Cut and Paste

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Presented by the Art History Graduate Student Union at Binghamton University

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Friday, March 27, 2015

1:00-2:15 | Undergraduate Panel | Location: Binghamton University Art Museum (Fine Arts Building) Lower Galleries

  • Colleen Stapleton, “Collaged Anonymity: A Portrait of Delay”
  • Kara Nandin, “Ojibwa Birchbark Scrolls and Rock Art: The Misappropriation of Forms in Nineteenth-Century Aesthetic”
  • Daniel Bontempi, “Duane Hanson: A Study of Modernist Expression through Minimalism and Post-Minimalism”

2:15-2:30 | Break

2:30-3:45 | Panel 1: Sound, Space, Time | Location: Binghamton University Art Museum (Fine Arts Building) Lower Galleries | Moderator: Amanda Beardsley

  • Alana Wolf-Johnson, University of Rochester, “Re-Recording History: Jacob Kirkegaard’s Four Rooms and the Sonic Unconscious”
  • Mopelola Ogunbowale, University at Buffalo, “Cutting and Pasting the ‘Riddim’: A Case Study of Diaspora Music in Urban Lagos”
  • Elise Trucks, Binghamton University, “Expansive Collaborations: Carolee Schneemann, James Tenney and 1960s Experimental Arts”

3:45-4:00 | Break

4:00 | Keynote Address | Location: Fine Arts 258

Andrés Mario Zervigón, Associate Professor of Art History, Rutgers University, “Die Arbeiter-Illustrierte Zeitung — The Worker’s Illustrated Magazine, 1921-1938: The Cut and Paste of Germany’s Other Avant-Garde” Click here to read the abstract!

5:00-7:00 | Opening Reception: “The Inner Landscape of Dance: Photographs by Barbara Morgan 1935-1944” | Location: University Art Museum

6:30 | Dinner | Thai Basil Restaurant, 29 Washington Ave., Endicott, NY

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Location: All Saturday panels will take place in Fine Arts 258, and all meals will take place in the adjacent Fine Arts Grand Corridor

9:00-9:30 | Breakfast | Fine Arts Grand Corridor

9:30-10:45 | Panel 2: Assemblage, Construction, Contingency | Moderator: Nicole Wagner

  • Addie Gordon, Binghamton University, “‘Rewriting the Past’: Peter Eisenman’s City of Culture, Galicia”
  • Rachel Julia Engler, Columbia University, “A Perfect Kind of Incoherence: Theo van Doesburg’s Dada Geometries”
  • Allison Leigh, The Cooper Union, “Typological Montage in the Nineteenth Century: The Alienation of Everyday Life”

10:45-11:00 | Break

11:00-12:15 | Panel 3: Texts of Resistance | Moderator: Lena Mei

  • Andrea Ennis-Booth, University of Toronto, “Heisler’s Alphabet: Between Interpretation and the Threat of Destruction”
  • Wylie Schwartz, Binghamton University, “Asger Jorn’s Collective Creating”
  • Debora Faccion, Binghamton University, “Malasartes: The Short Life of an Art Magazine in Brazil”

12:15-1:15 | Lunch | Fine Arts Grand Corridor

1:15-2:30 | Panel 4: Books and Materiality | Moderator: Zohre Soltani

  • Amy Breimeier, University of Massachusetts Amherst, “Grace Fisher and the Art of the Commonplace Book”
  • Victoria Gao, University of Rochester, “Image and Materiality: Man Ray’s Atget Album”
  • Olivia Crough, Harvard University, “Glue as Such: The Collaged Books of Aleksei Kruchenykh and Olga Rozanova, 1915-1917”

2:30-2:45 | Break

2:45-4:00 | Panel 5: American Narratives | Moderator: Josh T. Franco

  • Kasia A. Kieca, Binghamton University, “Industrial Visions: The Politics of Assemblage in Lewis Hine’s Men at Work (1932)”
  • Nushelle de Silva, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, “Assembling ‘Smallness’ at the American Small Industries Exhibition, Ceylon 1961”
  • Evelyn Kreutzer, Northwestern University,  “Intermediality and Montage in the Depiction of the 9/11 Trauma: Observations on Works by Carolee Schneemann, Galway Kinnell and John Adams.”

4:00-4:30 | Break

4:30 | Keynote Address | Fine Arts 258

Kevin Hatch, Assistant Professor of Art History, Binghamton University, “‘O Mexico/My Own’: The Semina Circle Encounters Mexico” Click here to read the abstract!

7:00 | Closing Reception | 25 Birch St., Binghamton, NY

Undergraduate Panel: Abstracts and Bios

We are delighted to launch our 22nd annual conference with a panel presented and moderated by the undergraduates of the Art History Department.

The panel will be held on April 4 in the Lower Galleries of the Binghamton University Art Museum (1-2:15pm).

Here is more information about the presenters and their talks:

Biography:

Mikey Kosowski is a sophomore who is majoring in art history and Russian studies. Mikey sees art history as a way in which he can develop a deeper and older passion, British history and visual culture, and is now beginning to explore his interests in Eastern Europe. His current research interests range from the interiors of Victorian Anglo-Catholic churches to the modern restoration of synagogue murals in Poland.

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#CTB13: Undergraduate Panel

Our annual graduate conference is proud to host an undergraduate panel, launching the 21st edition of Crossing the Boundaries.

Read about our past conferences and find information about the 2012 Undergraduate Panel right here.

Please join us in hearing the work of three of Binghamton University’s own Art History undergraduate majors and members of the Undergraduate Art History Association. This year, the panel will be held in the art museum. The panel members will each present 10-15 minute papers followed by a question and answer session.

11:00 – 12:00
Moderator: Katerina Acuna

The Naturally Lit Cube: Dia:Beacon’s Natural Light and Perceptual Experience
Alex Feim
The Dia:Beacon is a museum unlike most others, in that it uses almost entirely natural light when displaying its collection. The work within this museum environment is supposedly one without frames, pedestals, or wall texts. However, despite this, the museum still contextually frames the art. Looking to three case studies within the museum, I examine how the art exists not at a distance from the visitor, but rather in the same space. Dan Flavin’s untitled red and blue light sculpture is situated in front of a large window, which creates a fascinating juxtaposition of artificial and natural light.
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Reminder: Undergraduate Submission Deadline is Coming Up!

Call for Papers: Crossing the Boundaries XXI: Dis/Place

April 26-27th, 2013
Binghamton University
A multidisciplinary, multivocal academic conference with a global geographic and broad temporal reach, presented by the Art History Graduate Student Union

The Art History Graduate Student Union at Binghamton University invites undergraduate students from all disciplines to submit an abstract for a paper to be presented at an undergraduate panel on April 26, 2013 in conjunction with the Art History Department’s annual graduate conference, Crossing the Boundaries.

The conference committee encourages papers from a wide range of topics that explore the history and development of visual culture and the built environment.

Art History faculty members may also nominate individual undergraduate students who have produced exceptional work within current or past Art History courses.

The panel is meant to provide a forum for undergraduates to present advanced academic work within their major and gain experience presenting in a professional conference setting.

If interested, please submit a 250-500 word abstract to mfitzma@binghamton.edu by March 7, 2013 at noon.  Please include your name, academic major, and year in the email.