Sat 01 September
A symposium on Sarkis, Aby Warburg and memory
Taking its title from the book published in 1995 by visual artist Sarkis and art historian Uwe Fleckner, this symposium explores the influence of renowned art historian and cultural theorist Aby Warburg on the artistic practice of Sarkis. Key-note speaker Prof. Dr. Fleckner was the first to draw a connection between Sarkis’ work and Warburg’s theory of memory.
Cost: €5 / €3 discount
Language: English and French (with live translation)
Presented on the occasion of Sarkis’ installation Ballads, on view from June 2 until September 30 in the Submarine Wharf, and organized by Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen and the Port of Rotterdam. For more information, visit http://www.onderzeebootloods.nl.
Upon presentation of your admission ticket from the symposium, you are entitled to a €2,50 discount on the admission fee of Ballads at the Submarine Wharf. Valid until 30 September 2012, not valid in combination with other promotions.
Witte de With & Rotterdam An on-going public program & a series of collaborations.
Witte de With is dedicated to forging long-standing and flourishing partnerships throughout Rotterdam and to encouraging collaborations to tap into an expanded pool of knowledge and resources. As such, Witte de With has conceived a series of events in collaboration with select cultural and academic institutions in Rotterdam to explore current developments in (and beyond) contemporary art worldwide.