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The Silver Atlantic

By 9 mars 2020septembre 29th, 2021Non classé

The Silver Atlantic: photographic circulations in the 19th and 20th centuries

Project coordinator: Didier Aubert (THALIM)

October, 1 & 2, 2021


09:45 | Welcome Remarks

Anaïs Fléchet, Versailles Saint-Quentin University and Ada Ackerman, National Center for the Scientific Research

10:00-12:00 | Networks

Chair: Jean Kempf, Lumière – Lyon 2 University

Claude Baillargeon, Oakland University, Vattemare’s Transatlantic Network and Its Impact at the École des ponts et chaussées EN

Jürg Schneider, University of Basel, Circulating West-African Photographs in the Atlantic Visualscape EN

Erin Hyde Nolan, Maine College of Art & Emily Voelker, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, Reading Native American Portraits in Ottoman: A Networked Analysis of Photographs in the Abdulhamid II Collection EN

Marie Morel, Institute of Latin American Studies, « Si la photo est bonne » – Issues and Diffusion of Missionary Photography (Boreal Chaco-Europe, 1898-1938) FR

12:15-1:15 | Technologies

Chair: Kelley Wilder, De Montfort University

Nicolas Le Guern, Évry / Paris Saclay University, Transatlantic Exchanges of Technological Knowledge within the industrial activities at Eastman Kodak EN

Jonathan Dentler, Terra Foundation / Paris and Nanterre Universities, “Magic Tape” and “he New Ju-Ju” : Wire Photography’s Atlantic Geography and its Margins EN

3:00-5:00 | Image Politics

Chair: Paul-Henri Giraud, Lille University

Giulia Bonacci, Institute of Research for Development & Estelle Sohier, Geneva University, One Photograph, Several Nations. The Life of a Portrait of Haile Selassie I on both sides of the Atlantic EN

Ana Maria Mauad, Fluminense Federal University (& Mauricio Lissovsky, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro), Images at War: Photography and Politics in Brazil during the Second World War EN

Katarzyna Ruchel-Stockmans, Free University of Brussels, Mix[ed]ing Feelings and Critique. Witold Wirpsza’s Poetic Response to The Family of Man EN

Gonzalo Leiva, Adolfo Ibáñez University, Photographic Paradigms of the Cold War, Model and Replica: a South American Version of The Family of Man EN

5:30-6:30 | Transatlantic Controversies

Chair: Ada Ackerman, National Center for the Scientific Research

Sarah Parsons, York University, Rachel on her Deathbed: Photography, Privacy, and Transatlantic Anxiety c. 1858 EN

Jason Hill, University of Delaware, Ordering Crime Photographically in New York and London: in and around LeonardFreed’s PoliceWork EN

Patricia Hayes, University of the Western Cape, Respondent EN


10:00-12:00 | Transatlantic Modernisms

Chair: Maureen Murphy, Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University

Fabienne Maillard, Independant Scholar, Pierre Verger: Picturing Black Men across the Atlantic FR

Thierry Gervais, Ryerson University, Working with Pictures: The Impact of German Kurt Safranski’s Picture Magazine Dummies in New-York FR

Monica Bravo, California College of the Arts, Mexican Modernism in Migration EN

Clara Masnatta, Independant Scholar, Kodachrome in the Pampas: Gisèle Freund’s Transatlantic Slide-shows FR

2:00-3:00 | Artistic Circulations

Chair: Clara Bouveresse, Évry/Paris Saclay University

Carolin Görgen, Sorbonne University, « Cette terre prédestinée du Far West » – Circulating and Solidifying California’s Visual Vocabulary at the Paris International Exposition in 1900 FR

Isabella Seniuta, Centre Pompidou, Paris, The Role of the Zabriskie Gallery between Paris and New York (1970-1990) FR

3:00-4:00 | The Thomas Walther Collection

Quentin Bajac, Jeu de Paume, conversation with Thomas Walther EN/FR

4:30-5:45 | The Digitized Atlantic

Chairs: Anaïs Fléchet, Versailles Saint-Quentin University and Didier Aubert, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle University

Shelley Rice, New York University, Albert Kahn’s Archives of the Planet in Context EN/FR

Laura Wexler, Yale University, Photogrammar EN/FR

Mitra Abbaspour, Princeton Art Museum, Object: Photo. Studying Modern Photographs in the Thomas Walther Collection EN/FR

Kelley Wilder, DeMonfort University, The Correspondence of Henry Fox Talbot EN/FR

05:45-6:00 | Conclusion

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