Discourses on the Poetics of Relation
The conference explores themes related to postcolonial discourse and builds on the exhibition "The Sea is History, at the Museum of Cultural History
", on view March August 7-18, 2019.
- 9:00-9:30 Registration and Coffee
- 9:30-9:45 Welcome by Håkon Glørstad, Director, the Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo
- 9:45-10:00 Hannah Wozene Kvam, moderator. Introduction of session and speakers.
- 10:00-10:30 Selene Wendt, Independent curator and founder of the Global Art Project. "Reflections on The Sea is History: From Poetic Politics to Visual Poetry"
- 10:30-11:00 Christopher Cozier, Artist, writer, curator, co-director of Alice Yard. “Suspended Forms and Horizon Lines"
- 11:00-11:30 Annie Paul, Writer and critic. "On Stuart Hall"
- 11: 30-12:45 Lunch
- 12:45-13:00 Hannah Wozene Kvam, Moderator. Introduction of session and speakers.
- 13:00-13:30 Ishion Hutchinson, Author and poet. Poetry Reading
- 13:30-14:00 Louisa Olufsen Layne, Post.doc. ILOS, UiO. "Linton Kwesi Johnson: From Tropic to Underground"
- 14:00-14:30 Grace Aneiza Ali, Assistant Professor and Provost Faculty Fellow in the Department of Art & Public Policy at the Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, Curator, Writer and Editor. "Artistic Responses to Crossing the kala pani (Hindi for ‘dark waters’)"
- 14:30-14:45 Coffee
- 14:45-15:45 Panel discussion
- 15:45-16:45 Exhibition viewing
- 9:30-9:45 Coffee
- 9:45-10:00 Hannah Wozene Kvam, Moderator. Introduction of session and speakers.
- 10:00-10:30 Cancellation, other speaker to be decided
- 10:30-11:00 Michelle Tisdel, PhD, Social anthropologist/Research Librarian, National Library of Norway. “The Sea is Heritage: On Narratives, Discourse, and Cuban Museums”
- 11:30-12:00 Michael Barrett, Curator Africa, Museums of World Cultures. "Finding the Black Atlantic: The Atlantic World and the African Diaspora in Swedish Museums and Archives"
- 12:00-13:15 Lunch
Conference fee includes lunch, coffee, tea 10 Euro/Students 5 Euro.
- 13:15-13:30 Hannah Wozene Kvam, Moderator. Introduction of session and speakers.
- 13:30 - 14:00 Nanette Snoep, director of The Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum/Cultures of the World, Cologne: “In Practice: Rethinking Museums, Borders and Fluidity
- 14:00 - 14:30 Lill Ann Körber, Professor of Nordic literature, media and culture, Aarhus University: "The White Atlantic? Representing Scandinavian Colonialism"
- 14:30-14:45 Coffee
- 14:45-15:45 Panel discussion and summary