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Perpetrator Studies Network

Program

Workshop Program
Thursday, March 22

13.00-14.00 Welcome and Introductions

14.00-15.00 Debating Mirroring Evil

Diana Popescu (Birkbeck, University of London)

Discussion

Background Reading:

  • Ron Rosenbaum, “Mirroring Evil? No, mirroring art theory,” Observer, March 18, 2002.
  • Gene Ray, “Mirroring Evil: Auschwitz, Art, and the ‘War on Terror’,” Third Text, vol. 17, no. 2 (2003): 113-125.
  • Linda Nochlin, “Mirroring Evil: Nazi Imagery/Recent Art,” Art Forum (2002).
  • Laura S. Levitt, “Refracted Visions: A Critique of ‘Mirroring Evil: Nazi Imagery/Recent Art’,” Studies in Gender and Sexuality, vol. 6, no. 2 (2205): 199-216.

15.00-15.30 Coffee Break

15.30-17.30 Roundtable Mirroring Evil

Lisa Saltzman (Clark Art Institute)

Roee Rosen (artist)

Zbigniew Libera (artist)

19.00 Dinner 

Friday, March 23

10.00-13.00 Provocation

Roee Rosen (artist)

Zbigniew Libera (artist)

Discussion

Short video program

Response: Antoine Buyse (Utrecht University)

Pascale Bos (University of Texas at Austin)

Ernst van Alphen (Leiden University)

Discussion

13.00-14.00 Lunch

 

14.00-17.00 Displaying, Teaching, Mobilizing

Video program

Maria Hlavajova (Basis voor Actuele Kunst, Utrecht)

Discussion

Alasdair Richardson (University of Winchester)

Marc van Berkel (HAN University of Applied Sciences, Nijmegen)

Annemiek Gringold (National Holocaust Museum, Amsterdam)

Discussion

19.00 Dinner

Saturday, March 24

10.00-12.00 On Aesthetics

Lisa Saltzman (Clark Art Institute)

Mirjam Wenzel (Jewish Museum Frankfurt)

Response: Ernst van Alphen (Leiden University)

Discussion

12.00-14.00 Lunch and Planning Session

14.30 Conclusion and End of Workshop