Archive as Strategy: ARCHIVING THE PAST TENSE
A seminar organised in collaboration with Calvert 22


Saturday 3 March 2012
14.00 – 18.00, Research Forum South Room (with registration from 13.30)

The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN

PolskaAgnieszka Polska, How The Work Is Done, 2011 © the artist, Courtesy ZAK|BRANICKACalvert 22’s core research strand, ‘Archive as Strategy: Conversations about Self-historicisation across the East’, continues with this half-day seminar which explores collective and individual memory and forgetting, archives and nostalgia and processes of the archivisation of the past. The event includes a presentation of the work of the Avant-Garde Institute in Warsaw, previously an apartment of avant-garde artists Henryk Stazewski (1894-1988) and Edward Krasinski (1925-2004).


Speaker(s):
writer Eva Hoffman, author of ‘Lost in Translation’ and ‘Exit into History’, artist Marysia Lewandowska, and academics Klara Kemp-Welch, Karolina Lewandowska, Luiza Nader, and Karol Sienkiewicz

Ticket/entry details: Free admission for Courtauld students/staff but space is limited so advance booking required by Thursday 1 March. Please contact: rsvp@calvert22.org Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Organised by: Dr Klara Kemp Welch and Calvert 22

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