12th Annual Medieval
Post-graduate Student Colloquium

Interaction and Isolation
in the Art and Architecture of the Middle Ages

interaction and isolation
Saturday 3rd February 2007
Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre
Courtauld Institute of Art,
Somerset House, Strand, London WC2

 

Admission free, open to all
No booking is necessary

 

10.00-10.10

Professor John Lowden: Welcome

Session 1: Managing Interaction & Isolation – Late Medieval Mural painting in France
Chair: Mellie Naydenova

10.10-10.40

Géraldine Victoir (Courtauld Institute): The choir of angels in the lord chapel of Flavacourt: interaction between men and heaven in the Parisian context of the first half of the 14th-century

10.40-11.10

Melena Hope (Courtauld Institute): The Wall Paintings of the Chapel at Château de Dissay

11.10-11.30

Coffee

Session 2: Cultural and Artistic Interaction in Medieval Sculpture
Chair: Kate Gerry

11.30-12.00

Barbara Spanjol-Pandelo (University of Zagreb, Croatia): Wooden gothic sculpture in Istria (Croatia) – an art production between two different social and cultural spheres

12.00-12.30

Tom Nickson (Courtauld Institute): Toledo cathedral choir screen and the debate over images in late medieval Castile

12.30-1.00

Roberta Ballestriero (Complutense University, Madrid): The votive offerings in the art of Ceroplastic or Wax Modelling

1.00-2.00

LUNCH

Session 3: Moments of Contact in Different Iconographic Contexts
Chair: Eileen Rubery

2.00-2.30

Alicia Miguélez Cavero (University of León & Courtauld Institute): The Massacre of the Innocents: The Transmission of Gestures in the Romanesque Art of the Iberian Peninsular

2.30-3.00

Laura Cleaver (Courtauld Institute): Knowing when to Intervene.  The Example of the Ass and Harp in the Twelfth Century

3.00-3.30

Liesbet Kusters (Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven): Christ and the Haemorrhoïssa (Mk. 5, 25-34) – Interacting Bodies

3:30-4.00

TEA

Session 4: The Spread and Influence of French Gothic
Chair: Anthea Stevens

4.00-4.30

Delphine Hanquiez (Charles de Gaulle-Lille 3): Interconnected influences in an Early Gothic Building: the chevet of the priory church of Saint-Leu-d’Esserent

4.30-5.00

Michalis Olympios (Courtauld Institute): ‘Inquinat omnia sola superbia’: The ‘Grand’ salle’ and its ‘loggia’ at Crac des Chevaliers, architectural design, reception and afterlife in the Latin East

5.00-5.10

John Lowden: Concluding Remarks

5.10

RECEPTION