CANCELLED Re-Enacting Icons: Self-Portraiture and Selfies

13 November 2019, 14:30 - 16:30

Seminar Room SG2, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT

Unfortunately this session has been cancelled, due to speaker illness. We will try to reschedule it.
Apologies for any inconvenience caused.


Professor Gabriella Giannachi FRSA, MAE (Performance and New Media, University of Exeter)

In conversation with
Cristina Baldacci (History of Art, Ca' Foscari University, Venice/ICI Berlin)


Prof Gabriella Giannachi FRSA, MAE is Professor in Performance and New Media in the Department of English, and Director of the Centre for Intermedia and Creative Technologies at the University of Exeter. Recent publications include: Archive Everything: Mapping the Everyday, 2016; and Histories of Performance Documentation: Museum, Artistic and Scholarly Practices (co-editor), 2017; Archaeologies of Presence: Acting, Performing, Being (co-editor), 2012; Audience as Subject (co-author), 2012. She was recently Principal Investigator for the AHRC-funded Tate collaboration Collecting, Archiving and Sharing Performance and the Performative.


Dr Cristina Baldacci is Senior Researcher and Faculty Member in the Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage at Ca’ Foscari University, Venice, where she teaches Photography and Contemporary Art. She is also affiliated to the ICI Berlin, where she was a 2016-18 Fellow. Her research interests focus on the archive and atlas of images, and on appropriation, montage, and ‘re-’ practices. Recent publications include the two essays Reenactment: Errant Images in Contemporary Art and Recirculation: The Wandering of Images in Post-Internet Art, part of Re-: An Errant Glossary (2019), and Archivi impossibili. Un’ossessione dell’arte contemporanea (2016/2019), a study on archiving as artistic practice. She is a convenor of the Re- Interdisciplinary Network.



Open to all. No registration required.
An event organised by 'Re-' Interdisciplinary Network
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