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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2004
9:15–9:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
Thomas Crow, Director, Getty Research Institute
SESSION 1: GEOMETRY AND ABSTRACTION
9:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
Towards Organic Degeneration: Gego and Eva Hesse
Monica Amor, Professor, Maryland Institute College of Art
1960/1970: Constructivist Experience and Tropicalism in the Work of Antonio Dias
Sonia Salzstein, Professor, Department of Visual Arts, University of São Paulo, Brazil
For a Systemic Ruination of the System
Yve-Alain Bois, Joseph Pulitzer, Jr. Professor of Modern Art, Harvard University
Respondent: George Baker, Assistant Professor, University of California, Los Angeles
11:00 a.m.–11:30 p.m.
During the break, there will be a continuous screening of Ivan Cardosos HO (1979, 13 min., color and black-and-white)
SESSION 2: PARTICIPATION AND COLLABORATION
11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Bricolage/Open Works/"Do-It-Yourself" Practices
Anna Dezueze, Research Fellow, University of Manchester, England
The Geography of Geometry: Abstraction, Interaction, and Multinationalism, 1957–1966
Valerie Hillings, Curatorial Assistant, Guggenheim Museum, New York
Lucy Lippard in Argentina
Julia Bryan Wilson, Assistant Professor, Rhode Island School of Design
Respondent: Richard Meyer, Associate Professor of Art History, University of Southern California
1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
During the break, there will be a screening of films by Robert Breer
SESSION 3: MOVEMENT AND EPHEMERALITY
3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Way Beyond Geometry: Video, Minimalism, and Pedagogy
Carrie Lambert-Beatty, Assistant Professor of History of Art and Architecture and Visual and Environmental Studies, Harvard University
Magnetic Fields: Communication and Kinetic Art
Pamela Lee, Professor of Art History, Stanford University
The Esthetics of the Precarious
Paolo Herkenhoff, Director, Museu Nacional de Belas Artes do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Respondent: Elizabeth Kotz, Assistant Professor, Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities