Third international conference After Post-Photography
Historical, cultural and visual studies in photography

18 May 2017
18.00 – 19.30 Key lecture/discussion. Jennifer Tucker (Wesleyan University, Middletown/USA): New faces of privacy: Trans-Atlantic historical and legal perspectives on  the circulation of facial images in media, 1870-1960
19.30 – 21.00 – Key lecture/discussion. Shawn Michelle Smith (School of the Art Institute of Chicago/USA): Archive of the Ordinary: Jason Lazarus, Too Hard to Keep
Shawn Michelle Smith’s presence is supported by the U.S.Embassy in Moscow and the U.S.Consulate General in St.-Petersburg

19 May 2017
10.00 – 10.15 Welcome
Panel 1: Photography in Russia and the Soviet Union
Information about speakers and chairs
Chair: Natalia Mazour (European University, St.Petersburg), Ekaterina Vassilyeva (St. Petersburg State University)
10.15 – 10.45 Alina Novik (European University, St.Petersburg): “Light painting” in Motion. The Rise and Fall of the Establishments of Camera Obscura in St. Petersburg in the 1840s’ first half
10.45 – 11.15 Tatiana Saburova (Indiana University, Bloomington/USA; Higher School of Economics, Moscow): Photographing and Seeing Siberia: Geographical Imagination, Ethnography, and Visual Representations of Siberia in the Russian Empire
11.15 – 11.45 Anna Zelikova (independent researcher, St. Petersburg) «It would be very sad if this new “era”, as Englishmen call it, would affect Russian photography… »: Critical Reception of Pictorial Photography in Russia
12.15 – 12.45 Arkady Bljumbaum (European University, St. Petersburg): Osip Brik and Photography. Once again on the Bergsonian in “The New LEF”
12.45 – 13.15 Jessica Werneke (Higher School of Economics, Moscow): Art as Index: Aesthetics and Photography Theory in the Late Soviet Period
13.15 – 13.45 Maria Vashchuk (Institute for the Humanities and Information Technologies, Moscow): The impact of political factors on the singularity of sports photojournalism in the USSR

Panel 2: Film and other forms of photographic life
Information about speakers and chairs
Chair: Olesya Turkina (St.-Petersburg State University), Jennifer Tucker (Wesleyan University/USA)
15.00 – 15.30 Olga Annanurova (Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography, Moscow): A Sense of Time: Stereoscopic Photography and Cinematic “tableaux vivants”
15.30 – 16.00 Maria Mogilevich (St. Petersburg State University): Post-Game Film
16.00 – 16.30 Olga Davydova (St. Petersburg State University): Photo Image Plus Cinema Image: Temporal Structures in “Photographic Cinema” [The paper has been made with the financial support of Russian Fundamental Research Fund grant project No 17-03-00495 “Strategies of Philosophical Analysis of Cinematic Experience”]
17.00 – 17.30 Anna Yakovets (Lomonosov Moscow State University): Film Plot as Out-of-frame Dimension of Photography. Looking at Wim Wenders’ ‘Alice in the Cities’ (1974)
17.30 – 18.00 Katja Mueller-Helle (Free University of Berlin/ Germany): Black Box Photography. Harun Farocki, Operational Images, and Retroactive Legibility

19.00 – 2
0.30 Key Lecture/discussion. Gil Pasternak (De Montfort University, Leicester/Great Britain): Dominant Participants and Active Producers. Popular Photographic Cultures in Photography Studies

20 May 2017
Panel 3: Life after death, identity and what else is new
Chair: Maria Gourieva (St. Petersburg State University), Shawn Michelle Smith (School of the Art Institute of Chicago/USA)
10.30 – 11.00 Patricia Hayes (University of the Western Cape, Bellville/South Africa): Dead Photographs. Political Funerals and the Refusal of Light in 1980s South Africa
11.00 – 11.30 Kris Belden-Adams (University of Mississipi, Oxford/USA): “People Don’t Want to Talk, They Just Want a Selfie”. Reframed Digital/Social Relationships and Rituals on the Clinton Campaign Trail (video lecture)
12.00 – 12.30 Lioudmila Voropai (University of Arts and Design, Karlsruhe/Germany) : ‘Post-post-photography’ in the ‘Post-digital Culture’: Analysing Today’s Social Use of Photography
12.30 – 13.00 Irina Chmyreva (State Research Institute for Theory and History of Arts; Russian Academy of Fine Arts, Moscow) : Mythos and History of Memorial Photo Jewelry. Memory. Social Status and Communication
13.00 – 13.30 Wing Ki Lee (Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University): Immortal Photo Object? Material Culture of Porcelain Photo in Hong Kong

Panel 4: Looking at photographs, photographers and photography
Chair: Friedrich Tietjen (Vienna University), Denis Skopin (St. Petersburg State University)
15.00 – 15.30 Zsolt Batori (University of Technology and Economics; Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Budapest/Hungary) : The Relevance of Indexicality
15.30 – 16.00 Maria Romakina (Lomonosov Moscow State University): Multi-screen  Displaying of Photographic Series and Projects: “Photo-cinema”, Typologies and Others
(video lecture)
16.00 – 16.30 Anastasia Patsey (St. Petersburg/Museum of Nonconformist Art) “Go back to map”. The Invisible Dimension of Street Photography in the Works of Michael Wolf, Jon Rafman and Doug Rickard
17.00 – 17.30 Christian Berger (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz/Germany): Photographs, Objects, Realities: Mel Bochner, Takamatsu Jirō, and the Intersections of Material and Image in the 1960s
17.30 – 18.00 Yanai Toister (Shenkar College of Engineering, Design and Art/Israel): Photography: Love’s Labour’s Lost? (video lecture)

18.00 – 18.30 – Close up and thanks.

Side program schedule:

21 May at 14.00 Essays on the History of Russian Photography. Presentation of Irina Chmyreva’s book at Fotografika academy, 25 Ligovsky pr. (entrance from Ulyana Gromova str.)
22 May at 11:00 
Media Theory Within the German Academic Landscape, seminar with Lioudmila Voropai (University of Arts and Design, Karlsruhe/Germany), Institute of Journalism at St.-Petersburg State University, 1 line of Vassilyevsky Island 26 (entrance by preliminary registration, see http://after-post.photography for details)
22 May at 19.00 The Scene of the Crime: Taryn Simon’s The Innocents. Open lecture by Shawn Michelle Smith (School of the Art Institute of Chicago/USA), Fotografika academy, 25 Ligovsky pr. (entrance from Ulyana Gromova str.)
Michelle Shawn Smith’s presence is supported by the U.S.Embassy in Moscow and the U.S.Consulate General in St.-Petersburg
23 May at 18.00 Projected Souvenirs. Screening and discussion of home film with Stefanie Zingl (Austrian Film Museum), Natasha Poljakowa (London University) and Friedrich Tietjen (Vienna University) at Museum for History of Photography, 23 Professora Popova str.
24 May at 19:00 Photography: Definitions, Indexicalities, Realities. Open lecture by Friedrich Tietjen (Vienna University) at Fotografika academy, 25 Ligovsky pr.(entrance from Ulyana Gromova str.)



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