SECOND PARALLAX FORUM

Thursday, 29 November 2018

10.00
Welcome
dr hab. Bogna Otto-Wegrzyn, prof. ASP, Vice-Rector ASP Katowice for Research and International Affairs
dr hab. Pawel Mendrek, prof. ASP, Head of the Intermedia and Scenography Department ASP Katowice

10.30
Art school & the public sphere (presentation & discussion)
Contributors:
Maddie Leach, Head of Fine Art, Valand Academy
Alexandra Papademetriou, MFA student
Gloria Lopez-Cleries, MFA student
Beate Persdotter Loken, MFA student
Kolbrun Inga Soring, MFA student
Alexander Stevenson, MFA student

11.30
Known / (Unknown) ‘in conversation with’…
Contributors:
Dr. Thomas Baugh, Programme leader BA Fine Art, University of Plymouth
Christopher Cook, Associate Professor (Reader) in Painting, University of Plymouth
Laura Rosser, PhD student and associate lecturer in Fine Art, University of Plymouth
Karen Abadie, PhD student and associate lecturer in Fine Art, University of Plymouth

13.00
Lunch break

14.00
Screenings:
I’m falling down (Mikolaj Szpaczynski, ASP Katowice, video, 42′′, 2018)
An old game (Mikolaj Szpaczynski, ASP Katowice, video, 07′26′′, 2015)
The cave in Diabla Gora (Mikolaj Szpaczynski, ASP Katowice, video, 14′55′′, 2016)
Libertango (Antonina Konopelska, PhD student in ASP Katowice, video, 5′35′′, 2018)
Unrestricted Field of Vision (Magda Sokalska, 2′25′′, 2015)
Thicket, a conversation with Elzbieta Jablonska about an installation created for the exhibition ‘All the spooks go to the cellar’
(Lukasz Szymczyk, 3′32′′, 2016)

Heim (Hubert Czerepok, 7′38′′, 2017)
I have never had a good dream (Rafal Urbacki and Konrad Wujciow, 2′38′′, 2018)
Totalofon (a film documenting sound workshops run by Dawid Gasiorek, 2′44′′, 2015)

15.00
Coffee break

15.30
Under-the-counter art. How to smuggle contemporary art into school?
Contributors:
Agata Cukierska, programme director of Kronika Gallery
Patricia Ellis, MA Fine Art Course Leader, Chelsea College of Arts London
dr hab. Jolanta Jastrzab, Head of the Painting Department and Leader of Environmental Doctoral Studies ASP Katowice
Katarzyna Kalina, educator at CSW Kronika
Antonina Konopelska, PhD Student, ASP Katowice
Maddie Leach, Head of Fine Art, Valand Academy
prof. Bogdan Topor, ASP Katowice
Katarzyna Waluda, teacher, Primary School No 5, Bytom

16.30
Coffee break

17.00
Screening introduction Marcin Skorek
The Square (Ruben Ostlund, film, 2h 32′′, 2017)

Friday, 30 November 2018

Introduction to Day 2

10.00
Looking back to look forward. Brexit, nostalgia, experimentation (presentation & discussion)
Contributors:
Martin Newth, Fine Art Programme Director, Chelsea College of Arts, UAL (University of the Arts London)
Krzysztof Dobrowolski, member of curatorial team, WRO Art Center
Patricia Ellis, MA Fine Art Course Leader, Chelsea College of Arts London
Benjamin Fitton, Senior Lecturer, Chelsea College of Arts, UAL
Dr Katrine Hjelde, Course Leader Graduate Diploma Fine Art, Chelsea College of Arts, UAL
Prof. Marian Oslislo, Rector of ASP Katowice, 2005–2012
Dr hab. Lesław Tetla, prof. ASP, Dean of the Faculty of Art, ASP Katowice

11.45
Coffee break

12.15
WRO on Tour — Parallax View
a presentation by Krzysztof Dobrowolski, member of curatorial team, WRO Art Center
Screenings:
Redundancy (Om Bori [HU], 2′56′′, 2015)
When the Circle Meets the Sky (Carla Chan [HK], 2016, fragment)
The Stream VI (Hiroya Sakurai [JP], 6′52′′, 2015)
Brouillard #19 (Alexandre Larose [CA], Brouillard #19, 10′, 2015)
Zabriskie Point Reversed (Emily McFarland [IE], 5′44′′, 2015)
Mediterranean Sea (Beate Hecher [AT] + Markus Keim [IT], 9′, 2016)
Heroic Makers vs Heroic Land (Isabelle Arvers [FR], 10′56′′, 2016)
Go Back to Europe! (Jacek Zachodny [Pl], 7′20′′, 2015)

13.15
Lunch break

14.15
Hosts and guests (presentation & discussion)
Contributors:
Rose Borthwick, Adjunct in Fine Art, Valand Academy, University of Gothenburg
Emely Hansson, BFA student
Stephanie Johansson, MFA student
Johanna Oskarsson, MFA student
Rasmus Richter, BFA student
Ake Sjoberg, MFA student

15.15
Closing discussion
Dr Thomas Baugh, Programme Leader BA Fine Art, University of Plymouth
Maddie Leach, Head of Fine Art, Valand Academy
Dr hab. Pawel Mendrek, prof. ASP, Head of the Intermedia and Scenography Department ASP Katowice
Martin Newth, Fine Art Programme Director, Chelsea College of Arts, UAL (University of the Arts London)