Colloque : « Diasporic Imaginaries. Multiple Senses of Belonging » (Paris, 4-5 avril 2019)

Colloque : « Diasporic Imaginaries. Multiple Senses of Belonging » (Paris, 4-5 avril 2019)

Concept  : Lena Bader, Birgit Mersmann, Mona Schieren

Vortrags- und Diskussionssprache ist Englisch. Die Teilnahme an dem Workshop ist kostenfrei. Les discussions et interventions auront lieu en anglais. La participation à l’atelier est gratuite.


4th– 5th April 2019

PLACE : DFK Paris , Hôtel Lully, 45, rue des Petits Champs Salle Meier Graefe, F-75001 Paris 45, rue des Petits Champs, 75001 Paris


Program : PDF Version

Thursday, 4th April 2019

14h00   Welcome

Lena Bader, Birgit Mersmann, Mona Schieren

14h15    Quick Round of Introductions

Session I, Chair: Burcu Dogramaci

14h30    Diasporic Imaginaries and the Re-narration of Local and National Belonging

Anne Ring Petersen

15h15     Diasporic Aesthetics and Migratory Imagery in Chinese-Australian Art

Birgit Mersmann

16h00    Diasporic Imaginaries of Fashion, Identity and Decolonization in La Revue du Monde Noir (Paris 1930/31)

Elke Gaugele

16h45    Coffee break

Session II, Chair: Birgit Mersmann

17h00    “Diasporic Modernity” – Who Writes Iranian Art History?

Katrin Nahidi

17h45     Aesthetics of an Iranian Diaspora. The Artist Parastou Forouhar

Cathrine Bublatzky

18h30    Break

18h45    Special Guest Lecture

Moderation: Mona Schieren

From Clara Law to Heague Yang: Attempts to Represent

(or Imagine) the Migrant Experience through Moving Image

Yung Ma

20h15    Cocktail dînatoire


Friday, 5th April 2019

Session III, Chair: Anne Ring Petersen

9h00     The Venice Biennale for the Armenian Diaspora. Victimising the National Imaginary

Ekaterina Vinogradova

9h45      Creating Jewish and Israeli Art: Can the Diaspora Take Part in the National Art Canon?

Noa Avron Barak

10h30    Coffee break

Session IV, Chair: Mona Schieren

10h45    Weaving Together: Narratives of Home, Exile and Belonging

Maria Photiou

11h30     Trans-Atlantic Black Portraits: Diasporic Imaginaries between Brazil and Germany

Mônica Cardim

12h15     Lunch break

Session V, Chair: Lena Bader

13h15     From Harlem via Paris to Dakar. Loïs Mailou Jones’ Diasporic Imaginaries

Annabel Ruckdeschel

14h00    Exile Modernism: The Photographic Work of Maya Deren and Alexander Hammid

Andrew Witt

15h00    End of the workshop

15h30    Internal AG Meeting



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