Flotsam. Writing the History of Objects Travelling without Texts
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- Datum: 22.09.2020
- Uhrzeit: 15:00 - 17:00
- Vortragende: Beate Fricke
- Gastgeber: Bibliotheca Hertziana - Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte
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But how does the loss of knowledge related to this particular object affect our study of the object itself? Shall we address or remain silent about the gaps in the history of its existence between its making at Lahore, India, the purchase by Henry Moser on his travels since 1883, its participation in exhibitions about the "Orient" in Switzerland, and its conservation since 1922 in the Historische Museum in Bern?
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Beate Fricke’s research focuses on the history of images, objects and places, using perspectives from philosophy, cultural anthropology, history of the sciences, economy and theology. She received her PhD in History of Art from the University of Trier (2005). Before joining the University of Bern (Switzerland) in 2017, she was Professor for Medieval Art and Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley. For her project Global Horizons in Pre-Modern Art she was awarded an ERC consolidator grant (2018-23, www.global-horizons.ch ). She is co-founder and editor of 21-inquiries.eu/en
Scientific organization: Sietske Fransen