symposia/talks

TALKS AND PRESENTATIONS 13 Feb, 2017 – 01 Mar, 2017

3, Dover Park, Kolkata 700019

TALKS AND PRESENTATIONS

Programme Schedule

Venue: 3, Dover Park, Kolkata 700 019

Time: 5.00 pm – 6.00 pm.

LET THERE BE LIGHT

Date: 13th February 2017 (Monday)

Speaker: Mr.Supriyo Sen, Film Maker

CONTEMPORARY FASHION AND ART

Date: 15th February 2017 (Wednesday)

Speakers: Ms.Kiran Uttam Ghosh, Fashion Designer

Ms.Ahana Majumder, Assistant Professor, NIFT

DEVELOPING ART VIEWERSHIP

Date: 17th February 2017 (Friday)

Speakers: Mr.Stephane Amalir, Director, Alliance Francaise, Kolkata

Prof.Swapan Chakravorty, Managing Trustee, KMOMA

FAKE FORGERY AND AUTHENTICATION

Date: 20th February 2017 (Monday)

Speakers: Prof.Manasij Majumder, Art Critique

Mr.Arun Ghose, Art Conservator

ALTERNATIVE SPACE FOR ART

Date: 22nd February 2017 (Wednesday)

Speakers: Mrs.Rakhi Sarkar, Director, CIMA Gallery

Mr.Prateek Raja, Co founder, Experimenter Gallery

Mr.Friso Maecker, Director, Goethe-Institut, Kolkata

ART COLLECTION AND CONNOISSEURSHIP

Date: 24th February 2017 (Friday)

Speaker: Dr.Asok Kr.Das, Art Historian

CULTURAL HERITAGE, CONSERVATION AND CONTINUITY

Date: 27th February 2017 (Monday)

Speaker: Mr.Arunendu Banerjee, Heritage Conservator

MUSEUMS IN INDIA: CHALLENGES AND IMPERATIVES

Date: 1st March 2017 (Wednesday)

Speakers: Dr.Nita Sengupta, Dy.Keeper, Indian Museum, Kolkata

Dr.Baishaki Mitra, HOD Museology, Rabindra Bharati University

PROGRAMMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGES

CONNECTING HISTORIES 05 Feb, 2017 – 05 Feb, 2017

The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

International Symposium

5 February 2017

WELCOME

Venue : Burdwan+Cooch Behar Suites, Hotel Oberoi Grand

10:15 a.m. Welcome by Mrs.Rakhi Sarkar, Project Director

10:20 a.m. Opening Remarks by Dr. Alka Pande, Director - Symposium

TRANSMEDIAL TRAJECTORIES

Venue : Burdwan+Cooch Behar Suites, Hotel Oberoi Grand

10:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. Keynote address by Chris Dercon, Former Director, Tate Modern, intendant of Volksbuhne, Berlin

Followed by a conversation with Mr. Suman Mukherjee, Film maker & Theatre Director and Ms.Aparna Sen, Film Director and Actress

MUSEUMS OF THE 21ST CENTURY

Venue : Burdwan Suite, Hotel Oberoi Grand

12 p.m. - 1.00 p.m. Ms.Sophie Makariou, President & Curator, Musee Guimet

Dr. Deborah Thiagarajan, Art Historian, Founder, Madras Craft Foundation, Dakshinachitra

Prof.Swapan Chakravorty, Managing Trustee, Kolkata Museum of Modern Art (KMOMA)

CURATORIAL STRATEGIES

Venue : Cooch Behar Suite, Hotel Oberoi Grand

12 p.m. - 1.00 p.m. Dr.Elizabeth Easton, Director, Center for Curatorial Leadership

In conversation with Dr.Jay Levenson, Director, International Programmes, MOMA, New York

NEW HOMELAND - Migration and Displacement

Venue : Burdwan+Cooch Behar Suites, Hotel Oberoi Grand

3 p.m. - 4 p.m. Mr.Saroo Brierly, of the 2016 film "Lion" fame in conversation with Film maker Mainak Bhaumik

INCARNATIONS

India in 50 Lives

Venue : Bengal Club

5:30 p.m. Keynote address by Prof.Sunil Khilnani, Professor & Director, Kings India Institute, Kings College,London

Followed by conversation with Dr. Rudrangshu Mukherjee, Indian Historian & Chancellor of Ashoka University

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CONNECTING HISTORIES 06 Feb, 2017 – 06 Feb, 2017

The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

International Symposium

6 February 2017

FAREWELL TO POST COLONIALISM

Venue : Burdwan+Cooch Behar Suites, Hotel Oberoi Grand

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Dr.Yuko Hasegawa, Chief Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo

Dr.Alka Pande, Art Historian & Director - Symposium

INTERNATIONAL CASE STUDIES

Venue : Burdwan Suite, Hotel Oberoi Grand

12 p.m. - 1.00 p.m. Ms.Patrizzia Raveggi, Former Head of Italian Cultural Centre, India

Mr.William Charles Moss, from Brooklyn,New York, will speak about The Photo Image and Cultural History

Remy Kharbanda, from Brooklyn, New York,will speak on Art in the Diaspora

CULTURES OF DISPLAY

Venue : Cooch Behar Suite, Hotel Oberoi Grand

12 p.m. - 1.00 p.m. Mr.Adrien Rovero, Artist & Designer, Switzerland

Mr.Suresh Jayaram, Curator

THE SHAPING OF PS1

Venue : Burdwan+Cooch Behar Suites, Hotel Oberoi Grand

3 p.m. - 4 p.m. Ms.Alanna Heiss, Former Founder & Director of PS1 & Founder Director, Clocktower Productions

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CONNECTING HISTORIES 07 Feb, 2017 – 07 Feb, 2017

3, Dover Place, Ballygunge, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

International Symposium

7 February 2017

ART PEDAGOGIES

Venue : 3, Dover Park, Kolkata – 700 019

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Speakers:

Dr. Alka Pande, Art Historian & Director - Symposium

Dr.Saryu Doshi, Art Historian

Prof.Priyadarshi Pattanayak,Head of Dept. Humanities and Social Science, IIT Khragpur

Mr.Soumik Nandi Majumdar,Asst. Professor, Dept. of HIstory of Art, Faculty of Visual Arts, Kala Bhavana, Visva Bharati University

Moderator: Prof.Swapan Chakravorty, Managing Trustee, Kolkata Museum of Modern Art (KMOMA)

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CONNECTING HISTORIES 08 Feb, 2017 – 08 Feb, 2017

3, Dover Park, Kolkata 700 019

International Symposium

8 February 2017

PUBLIC ART AND URBAN SPACES

Venue : 3, Dover Park, Kolkata 700 019

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Speakers:

Mr.Suresh Jayaram, Curator

Prof.Niladri Chatterjee, Professor, Dept. of English, University of Kalyani

Mr.Friso Maecker, Director, Goethe-Institut Kolkata, Max Mueller Bhavan

Prof.Joy Sen, Dean, Ranbir Gupta & Chitra Gupta School of Infrastructure, Design & Management, IIT Kharagpur

Moderator: Dr. Alka Pande, Art Historian & Director – Symposium

SYSTEM OF THE ARTS

Towards a Unity

Venue : 3, Dover Park, Kolkata – 700 019

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Chair: Dr. Alka Pande, Art Historian & Director – Symposium

Speakers:

Prof.Kalyan Ray, Former Professor of Literature

Prof.Ananda Lal, Theatre Director

Mr.Mainak Bhaumik, Cinema Director

Mr.Bickram Ghosh, Musician

Ms.Preeti Patel, Danseuse

Mr.Ayan Sen, Architect

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