NORDIK 2015: mapping unchartered territories

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The annual art history conference NORDIK has chosen the topic “mapping unchartered territories” for its 2015 conference in Iceland. The Printed & Built project runs a double session in NORDIK 2015, studying the mediation of modern architecture in genres as different as English legal documents, German slide shows, and French art magazines. The session is led by Mari Hvattum, Mari Lending (AHO), and Wallis Miller (University of Kentucky), and the speakers are:

Timothy Hyde (MIT): ‘Fair Manly Candid Criticism’: Architecture and Libel in 19th Century Britain

Mathilde Simonsen Dahl and Léa-Catherine Szacka (AHO): Ephemeral Architecture and its Destruction in the late 19th Century Press

Catalina Mejia-Moreno (University of Brighton): ‘Representation without Reproduction’. The (un)fixed Words and Images of the Vortrag mit Lichtbildern

Anna Ripati (University of Helsinki): The Idea of Transnational Period and the Quest for a New Style – Discussions on Nordic Architecture in the 1850s

Jasmine Benyamin (University of Wisconsin): Disseminating ‘Modern Tendencies’: The Studio Magazine, Hermann Muthesius and Architectural ‘Taste Training’

Kate Kangaslahti (University of Leuven): The Making of Modern Architecture in the Pages of Cahiers d’Art, 1926–1934

For the full conference programme, click here.

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