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Welcome Week 2022 - Edinburgh College of Art Course Options Introduction

Stuart Bennett, Senior Tutor at Edinburgh College of Art, introduces ECA's course options for the 2022/23 academic year.

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History of Art Seminar 26 January 2022

Prof. Fernando Domínguez Rubio (UC San Diego) The Unnatural Ecologies of Modern Art Abstract: A museum is not a collection of objects but a collection of slowly unfolding …

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History of Art Seminar 23 February, 2022

Prof. Ben Highmore (University of Sussex, Brighton UK)Experiments in Free Play: From the outdoor gymnasium to the junk playground Abstract: Most playgrounds today are discrete areas dedicated to the…

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History of Art Research Seminar 20 October 2021

Speaker: Prof. Yolaine Escande (École des hautes études en sciences sociales | EHESS) The Garden Under the Influence of Painting: The Case of the Orchid Pavilion Garden" …

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History of Art Research Seminar 13 October 2021

Prof. Nizan Shaked (California State University, Long Beach) Museums and Wealth: the Politics of Contemporary Art Collections Abstract: Museums and Wealth: the Politics of Contemporary Art…

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History of Art Research Seminar 6 October 2021

Currently living in Paris and New York, Taiwanese-American artist Lee Mingwei creates participatory installations, where strangers explore issues of trust, intimacy, and self-awareness,…

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History of Art Research Seminar 29 September 2021

Dr Amelia Hope, Teaching Fellow, Early Art (History of Art, University of Edinburgh)‘Poor men and brother hermits’: The Franciscans, the eremitic life, and a late thirteenth-century image…

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History of Art Research Seminar 17 March 2021

Dr Bryony Coombs, University of Edinburgh‘Immytateur de madame Nature,’ Jean Perréal and the problem with images in early-sixteenth century France. What was the…

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History of Art Research Seminar 10 March 2021

Prof Amy Bryzgel, University of AberdeenTeaching the Ephemeral: Performance Pedagogy Performance art in East-Central Europe Performance art in East-Central Europe developed as a mode of …

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History of Art Research Seminar 17 February 2021

Gražina Subelytė, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, VeniceOkamoto Tarō and Kurt Seligmann: The Magical Myth of TomorrowGražina Subelytė is a curator at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice, where she…

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History of Art Research Seminar 20 January 2021

Dr Jamie Forde and Dr Jiemin Fang, University of Edinburgh Jade Across Oceans: The Power of Green Stone in Ancient China and MesoamericaWhen the Spanish conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo…

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History of Art Research Seminar 13 January 2021

The Brutish Museums by Prof Dan Hicks, Professor of Contemporary Archaeology at Oxford and Curator at the Pitt Rivers. Dan Hicks FSA is Professor of Contemporary Archaeology at the University of…

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10.3c A Japanese Handscroll of the Virgin Mary.mp4

In this video we go to Japan and consider a very rare 16th-century image of the Virgin Mary on a handscroll. At the end, Jill considers how we juxtapose images affects the narratives we tell. Whose…

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10.3b Mexican Featherwork

In this video, we consider Mexican featherwork of religious subjects and its role in creating wonder in Europe, and converting indigenous peoples.

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10.2c Worlds of Shame- Renaissance Understandings of Race

In this lecture we look at how race is constructed in Renaissance Italy, and consider some portraits of white women and their non-white servants to emerge from Titian's workshop from the 1520s…

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10.2b African Presence in Renaissance Europe

This video considers black Africans in Renaissance Europe, particularly Italy.

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