Program and presentations, Day 2
Tuesday November 4, 2008 at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts
Morning session: The Meaning of Materials in Contemporary Art and Interpreting Artistic Intent,
Part 1. Moderator: Christine Buhl Andersen
Welcome to Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts with Mikkel Bogh, Rector of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts
Henrik Böetius, Associate Professor, Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Denmark: Art or Work of Art? Determining the choices of materials or media and the methods applied in the process of art making. Should those choices be done solely with regard to the more temporary conceptual process or to the duration of the solid work as well?
Yvonne Shashoua, PhD, Senior Researcher, National Museum, Denmark: Plastics-the dream of the 20th Century or the nightmare of the 21st?
Lars Lundbye, Head of Innovation, 3XN: Extreme User Innovation
Afternoon session: The Meaning of Materials in Contemporary Art and Interpreting Artistic Intent, Part 2
Moderator: Louise Cone
Christine Buhl Andersen, Director, Koege Art Museum of Sketches, Denmark: On the Preservation of Artistic Processes - The importance of preserving the artists sketches in regard to preserving their artistic intent and working process
Ysbrand Hummelen, Conservator/Senior Researcher, ICN, Netherlands: Symmetrical Approaches in the Conservation of Contemporary Art – an examination of the contemporary art work in the context of its techno-social network.
14.45-15.15 Coffee break
15.15-16.00: Panel discussion
Moderator: Mikkel Bogh
Claus Carstensen, Artist, Denmark
Louise Cone, Conservator, Statens Museum for Kunst
Marianne Torp, Art Historian/Curator, Statens Museum for Kunst
‘Wanted Dead or Alive – finding solutions to seemingly unsolvable problems in the work Æterlegeme". An impromptu discussion with the artist about the meaning and longevity of this work, made of foam, grease, paint, urine, and paint on canvas.
Discussion and end