Creation of the history of contemporary art
2012 / A symposium on the occasion of the exhibition Islands of Resistance: Between the First and Second Modernity 1985–2012.
30 May 2012, auditorium of Veletržní Palace
The symposium was organised by the AVU Research Centre in collaboration with the National Gallery in Prague.
The symposium was held on the occasion of the exhibition Islands of Resistance: Between the First and Second Modernity 1985–2012 and publication of the anthology Czech Art 1980–2010. Texts and Documents.
10.00–10.10 Introduction: Vladimír Rösel, Helena Musilová, Jiří Ševčík
10.10–10.50 Milena Bartlová (VŠUP): What does writing the history of art mean?
10.50–11.30 Václav Janoščík (VŠUP): Between the present and history with Zdeněk Vašíček
11.30–12.10 Ondřej Chrobák (CENS, Tranzitdisplay) and Tomáš Svoboda (Tranzitdisplay): The automatic speech of exhibition architecture (delivered by Ondřej Horák)
12.10–12.50 Karina Kottová (FF MU): Factors influencing the experience of contemporary art within the context of new institutions
12.50–13.30 Panel discussion
15.00–15.40 Josef Ledvina: On the function of art theory in art practice
15.40–16.20 Karel Císař (VŠUP): The history of contemporary art within a narrowed field
16.20–17.00 Vlasta Čiháková-Noshiro (Federation of Art Critics and Theoreticians): From action art to multimedia interaction
17.00–17.40 Tomáš Pospiszyl (FAMU): Struggles over art, the fight for power
17.40 Panel discussion