» Conference SEE YOU II

The platform for visual culture studies Fresh Eye is happy to invite you to the second edition of the interdisciplinary conference SEE YOU II following the successful first meeting of experts in the field of art history, social sciences, history, film and media held in October 2017 (check out our photo gallery).

The second edition of the conference offers a program based on the most remarkable submissions to the open call. It will introduce 8 looks into contemporary research practice in the field of visual culture studies in 2 panels: the section of graduate students and professional teams. Local audiences will be inspired by our international guest: image theorist and founder of the Centre for Visual Studies Krešimir Purgar. During the event, you can buy books from the field of visual studies at the booths of the Academic Research Centre at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and ArtMap.

The detailed program of the conference is below. Admission is free. Book a comfortable seat at Ponrepo Cinema via GoOut reservation system and follow conference details via our FB event.


1:30 registration opens

2 – 4 pm graduate student panel

Tomáš Kolich (Faculty of Arts, Charles University): Visualization of Networks. Model as Proof

Markéta Dvořáčková (Faculty of Media Communications, Tomas Bata University in Zlín): Phantom: The Fetus at the Time of its Ultrasound Displayability

Marie Maixnerová (Faculty of Education, Palacký University Olomouc): Unleashing Screensaver. The Screensaver as a tool of Education in the Field of Visual Culture

Leona Kubišová (Faculty of Media Communications, Tomas Bata University in Zlín): Presentation of the dissertation thesis “Graphic Design, Visual Communication and Literacy”

4 – 4:30 pm coffee break

4:30 – 6:30 pm professional team panel

Lucie Česálková (National Museum, National Film Archive) and Ondřej Táborský (National Museum): The Consumer Imagination of Communist Dictatorship. Czechoslovak Commercials in the Postwar Era

Kateřina Svatoňová (Faculty of Arts, Charles University), Edith Jeřábková (Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague, Are) and Zuzana Blochová (Are): Introduction of the project “Hidden Forms of Directing: The Context of the Film, Literary, Costume and Visual Art Works of Ester Krumbachová: Organizing a Heritage”

Renáta Sedláková (Faculty of Arts, Palacký University Olomouc): The Visual Aspects of Informing about the Roma Minority in Prime Time News on Czech Television

Shota Tsikoliya (Faculty of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague): Controlled Expansion (CoEx)

6:30 – 7 pm coffee break

7 – 8:30 pm guest lecture

Krešimir Purgar (Centre for Visual Studies, Zagreb, HR): Allegories of Post-Representation: On the Future of Images

During coffee breaks, you can buy books from the field of visual studies at the booths of ArtMap and the Academic Research Centre of the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and learn more about the publication Affect, Expression, Performance and its author Jiří Anger.

The conference is financially supported by the Capital City of Prague and by the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic.

If you have any questions, please contact Fresh Eye’s program director Andrea Průchová (andrea@fresh-eye.cz).

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