June 25–26, 2013
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
A Multidisciplinary International Symposium organized by
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, and the Shpilman Institute for Photography, Tel Aviv
in conjunction with the exhibition Displaced Visions: Émigré Photographers of the 20th Century.
Moderator: Dr. Nissan N. Perez
9:45 James S. Snyder, Director, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
9:55 Shalom Shpilman, Shpilman Institute for Photography, Tel Aviv
10:05 Nissan N. Perez
10:15 Bernard-Henri Lévy, France
11:05 Coffee break
11:35 Hagi Kenaan, Tel Aviv University
An Unfamiliar Familiarity: Photography and the Everyday
12:25 Lunch break
14:30 Yigal Zalmona, Former Chief Curator at Large, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Immigrants or Natives: The Identity Discourse and Early Israeli Art
15:20 Michael Levin, Founding Head of the Multidisciplinary Art Department, Shenkar College
Trying to Achieve a Union Between Prussianism and the Life-cycle of the Muezzin
16:30 Guided visit of the exhibition Displaced Visions: Émigré Photographers of the 20th Century
09:30 Nissan N. Perez, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Strangers in a Strange Land: The Photographic Vision of the Émigrés
10:20 Jane Levy Reed, Filmmaker, Curator, Critic, and Photography Historian
My Eyes Were Fresh: The Life and Photographs of John Gutmann (film)
10:50 Coffee break
11:30 Malcolm Le Grice, UK
The Influence of European Émigré Artists on the Development of Experimental Cinema
12:20 Svetlana Boym, Harvard University
Nostalgia, Estrangement and Off-Modern Space
13:15 Lunch break
14:30 Shelley Rice, NYU
Local Space/Global Visions
15:20 Boris Groys, NYU
After History: Alexandre Kojève as Photographer
16:00 Nissan N. Perez, Closing remarks
16:15-17:15 Panel discussion
All lectures will be conducted in English.
25.6.13 between 9:30 – 16:30; 26.6.13 between 09:30 – 17:00
NIS per day/120 NIS for both days.
Special student price: 40 NIS per day/70 NIS for both days.
Space is limited; please confirm your attendance.