"Touched by human hand. The beauty within the material“ - How can art libraries contribute to
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ARLIS-Norden annual meeting and conference 12.-14. June 2014 - Preliminary agenda -
12. June – Thursday – National Museum
· 9-11.30 ARLIS/Norden: board meeting
9:00-9:15 Welcome – Information - Registration
9.15-12.00 Visits to artists, libraries, museums and exhibitions
Lunch (on your own)
13:00 - 13:30 Registration (cont.) and coffee
13:30 - 15:00 ARLIS/Norden: Annual meeting . 15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break
Árnadóttir, inspector, National
Museum of Iceland:The silver of Iceland and displaying
of the exhibiton Silver of Iceland in the Nationalmuseum.
17:00-19:00 Nordic House: Reception.
13. June – Friday - National Museum
9:00 - 9:15 Welcome
9:15- 10:00 Elodie Ternaux,
co-director of the material library matériO based in Paris, Prague and Brussels: Materiology, or how materials can become an inspirational tool for creative professionals. · 10:00 – 10:30 Coffee break · 10:30 – 11:15 Hjörleifur Stefánsson architect: FROM EARTH: The turfuouses of Iceland.
In his lecture Hjörleifur
Stefánsson will tell about the developement of the Icelandic turfhouse from the
settlement period to modern times. The aesthetics of the turfhouse in the
landscape will be described and the material properties of the turf defined. · 11:15 – 12:00 Sandra Gonon, architect, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation: Natural materials in the context of design and architecture. Pioneering works from design and architecture students with use of natural materials. A short cut to the establishment of a material lab at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. (Naturlige materialer i en design og arkitektur kontekst. Banebrydende projekter af design- og arkitektstuderende med brug af naturlige materialer samt et indblik i etablering af et materialelaboratorium på KADK). · 12:00 – 13.00 Lunch at Háma · 13:00 – 13:45 Elsa Modin, art librarian, Hasselblad Foundation, Gothenburg: The materiality of the photo book · 13:45 – 14:30 Lisa Martling Palmgren, art librarian and project manager, The Royal Institute of Arts, Stockholm: For and with the students – with an outlook towards the material aesthetic’s land. · 14:30 –15:00 Coffee break · 15:00 – 15:45 Jessica Lertvilai, material researcher, Materials & Products Collection for Central Saint Martins and the London College of Fashion, University of Arts, London: Material Explorations: The investigation of natural & new materials in craft & design. · 18.30 National Gallery of Iceland: Reception and entertainment. · 20.00 Harpa – The Concert Hall of Reykjavík: Dinner
14. June - Saturday - The bus leaves from the National Museum - 9:00 – ? Culture-tour to the southern Iceland. The tour on Saturday will take us through lava fields, moors and pastures in southern Iceland, and visit places such as Þingvellir and Skálholt that are important for Iceland's culture and heritage. Lunch will be served at Friðheimar, an unique, family-owned greenhouse-farm which specialises in the growing of tomatoes and vegetables and raising horses. Some historic mountains will be seen in the distance, such as Hekla and Eyjafjallajökull if we´ll have a cloudfree day... On the way back to Reykjavik we will pass through small coastal villages and visit beaches where waves from the far reaches of the South Atlantic break against the rocks; the next land due south is in fact Antartica. - This will be a whole day tour.