Fourth international conference After Post-Photography
Historical, cultural and visual studies in photography
St.-Petersburg, Russia

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Wednesday, 16 May 2018
White Hall at the European University in St.Petersburg
(6/1a Gagarinskaya st.)
17.00 – registration of speakers
18.00 – Keynote talk: David Bate (Westminster University/UK): The Optics of the Data Flow

Thursday, 17 May 2018
Conference Hall at the European University in St.Petersburg
(6/1a Gagarinskaya st.,)
10.00 – registration of speakers
10.30 – welcome talks
Panel 1: Materiality as photography’s past (photography in historical perspective)
Chairs: Andrew Gayed (York University/Canada), Ekaterina Vasilyeva (St.Petersburg State University)

11.00 Michelle Henning (University of West London/United Kingdom): 
‘The Power Behind the Lens’: Photochemistry and the Transformation of Sensory Experience in the Case of Ilford Ltd.

11.30 coffee break
12.00 Stefanie Klamm (Staatliche Museen Berlin/Germany):
Photo-Objects: The Materiality of Photographs and Photographic Archives and Their Role in the Production of Knowledge
12.30 Daria Panaiotti (European University St. Petersburg/Russia):
“On the Improvement of the Administration of Photography in the USSR”. Towards the Institutional History of Soviet Photography

13.00 – 14.00 lunch break

Panel 2: Digital/Data/Technology as Photography’s Present
Chair:Olga Annanurova (RANEPA/Moscow), Olga Davydova  (St. Petersburg State University)
14.00 Birk Weiberg (Zurich University of the Arts/Switzerland):
Computational Photography as a Material-Discursive Practice
14.30 Kris Belden-Adams (University of Mississippi):
‘The Earth as It Never Appeared’: N.A.S.A.’s Whole-Earth Photographs as ‘Photographic’ Digital Synthesis
15.00 coffee break
15.30 Christian Schulz (Braunschweig University of Art):
Mobile Photo Filters – a Digital Processed Layer on (Nearly) Everything
16.00 Mikhail Stepanov(St.Petersburg State University of Industrial Technologies and Design):
Dirty digital: To The Methodology of New Visuality

Friday, 18 May 2018
Conference Hall at the European University in St.Petersburg
(6/1a Gagarinskaya st.)
Panel 3: Photographic Strategies: New Perspectives
Chairs: Natalia Mazour (European University/St.Petersburg), Friedrich Tietjen (Vienna University)
10.30 Natalija Arlauskaite (Vilnius University/Lithuania):
Index in Thickness: Photographic Image in Animated Film
11.00 Juliane Wenzl (Braunschweig University of Art):
More Than One Decisive Moment. Multi-perspective Moments and Movements in Composite Photographs
11.30 coffee break
12.00 Sebastian Haller (Independent Researcher/Austria):
Renaissance of Reality? A Discourse Analysis of Augmented Reality (AR) in the Discourses of Technology, Journalism, and the Humanities
12.30 Rowan Lear (University of West London):
The Body Behind the Camera: Photographing as a Gesture of Computation

13.00 – 14.00 lunch break

Panel 4: Photography as Production or Creation (or both)
Chair: Friedrich Tietjen (Vienna Art University), Maria Gourieva (St.Petersburg State University/St.Petersburg State Institute for Culture)
14.00 Virginia McBride (Rutgers University/USA):
The Snapchat Monteur? New Parameters for Photomontage
14.30 Inessa Kouteinikova (ARTIKA/Netherlands):
Photographer of Natural history, World and Herself
15.00 Olga Davydova (St.-Petersburg University):
Photo-Book as a Form of Photography Production and Existence

15.30 coffee break
16.00 Keynote: Winfried Gerling (University of Applied Science, Potsdam/Germany) and Sebastian Moering (University of Potsdam/Germany):
The Detachment of the Image:On the History, Ontology, Aesthetics, and Practice of Screenshots and In-game Photographs
17.00 final discussion and thank you

Academic program takes place at the European University in St.-Petersburg (6/1a, Gagarinskaya street)


19 May at 19.00
Fotografika academy of documentary photography
(26 Ulyana Gromova lane)
Andrew Gayed (York University, Canada):
Photography in the Middle East: War, Trauma, Single Narrative
Open lecture

20 May at 17.00
ROSPHOTO State Museum and Exhibition Center
(35 Bolshaya Morskaya st.)
17:00 Friedrich Tietjen (Vienna University), Farrah Karapetian(University of San Diego /USA)
What Makes a Photograph?
Open lecture

21 May at 12.00
St.Petersburg State Institute for Culture
(2-4 Dvortsovaya embankment
Maria Kapajeva(artist and researcher, Estonia/UK):
“Dream Is Wonderful, Yet Unclear”
Artist talk

21 May at 19.00
Museum for History of Photography
(23, Professora Popova st.)

Family Album – Story With a Sequel
(Maria Gourieva, Friedrich Tietjen, Maria Kapajeva , Farrah Karapetjan)
Public discussion