Developing Criticism for Contemporary Ceramics Investigations into Critical Interpretations and Critical Judgment This symposium will explore current perspectives on critical interpretation and judgment in contemporary art, using the model of ceramic art as a focal point. Invited speakers include: Ted Adler, Terry Barrett, Glen Brown, Garth Clark, Moyra Elliot, Tanya Harrod, Elaine Henry, Dave Hickey, Janet Koplos, Donald Kuspit, Elizabeth Leach, Paul Mathieu, Hunt Prothro, Jim Romberg, Raphael Rubinstein, and Adam Welch. This event is sponsored by the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA). Submissions specific to ceramic art are encouraged, but considerations of critical practices in any form of studio art production, exhibition, history, pedagogy, or theory will be reviewed. Suggested topics of inquiry are as follows: Lecture Topics (20 minute presentation) •Critical Interpretation •Critical Judgment •Building Criticism Panels (15 minute presentation and panel response) •Looking Closely •Considering the Ceramic Object •The Shape of Judgment •Curation as Interpretation and Judgment •Publications and Criticism To be considered please submit an abstract (no longer than 300 words) to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 24, 2010. Authors of accepted abstracts will be asked to provide a full paper of approximately 1500 (panel) or 2500 (lecture) words by July 1, 2010. Proposals will be juried by the CRITICAL Santa Fe Advisory Board through a blind jury process. Previously published or off-topic papers will not be considered. All decisions of the Advisory Board are final; there is neither a rebuttal period nor an appeals process. March 24: Deadline for submissions. March 24-April 15: Review of Abstracts and deliberation period. May 1: Notification of acceptance. July 1: Final papers due for editorial review. August 1: Final, edited, camera-ready papers due. Oct 27-30: CRITICAL Santa Fe Symposium 2010.
Friday, January 29, 2010
The CRITICAL Santa Fe: Call for Abstracts
October 27-30, 2010, Santa Fe, New Mexico A Symposium on Developing Criticism in Ceramics International Speakers, Panels and Discussion