Helsinki Photomedia Programme 2018

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Monday 26 March 2018

10.00–11.50 Registration, 1st Floor Lobby 

10.30–11.50 Lunch, Nokia Foyer, 2nd Floor

11.50 Opening words, Merja Salo, Nokia Hall

12.00–13.30 Keynote: Robert Hariman & John Lucaites:  Photography and the Failures of Language, Nokia Hall

13.30–14.00 Coffee, Nokia Foyer

14.00-16.00 Parallel Sessions 1

C-350 Jenny ja Antti Wihurin rahasto

A-301 SOK

C-331 FAZER

A-309

Photography and Knowledge

Aspects of Photographic Data 

Visual Information and Counter Information 

Photography and Knowledge 

Formation of Truths I

Bethany Berard: What Makes a Photograph True: Public Applications of Humanist and Post-Humanist Arguments of Visual Truth

Jenni Mäenpää: Examining skilled vision in the work of news photo editors

Zsolt Batori: The relevance of indexicality for interpreting photographs

Bernt Eide: Images as abstractions

Chair: Janne Seppänen

 

Apparati Old and New I

Edgar Gomez & Asko Lehmuskallio: Inter-faces: Visual constellations converging screens and faces

Winfried Gerling: The Screenshot as a tool of evidence

Wolfgang Brueckle: Taken on the Spot Paradoxes of Eyewitnessing and the Postphotographic Apparatus

Markus Juvonen & Samuli Siltanen: Digital image denoising: relationship between the noisy and the true image

Chair: Asko Lehmuskallio

 

Visual Activism

Evelyn Runge: Political Visual Activism and the Epistemology of Counter-Images: Photo-Journalistic Collectives in Israel and Palestine

Virpi Salojärvi: Varied visual representations of “us” in opposition’s demonstrations in Venezuela 2017

Morgan K Johnson: Citizenship and Complicity in Photos of Ferguson

Parnian Ferdossi: Invisibility in Photographic Visibility

Chair: Merja Salo

Vernacular Portraiture and Albums

Charlotte Tegan & Tricia King: The Album Paradigm: an intersection of function and contemporary image technology

Karin Becker & Geska Helena Brečević: Questioning the transparency of truth: The foto-escultura then and now

Olga Shevchenko & Oksana Sarkisova: “The Art Has Ended, Documents Remain”: Soviet-Era Family Photographs in Contemporary Art

Maija Tammi: The truth of portraits: case study of an android

Chair: Maija Tammi

16.00–16.30 Coffee, Nokia Foyer

16.30-18.30 Parallel Sessions 2

C-350 Jenny ja Antti Wihurin rahasto

A-301 SOK

C-331 FAZER

A-309

Photography and Knowledge

Aspects of Photographic Data 

Strategies of Authentication  

Photography and Knowledge 

Formation of Truths II

Andreia Alves de Oliveira: The Burden of Proof: Photographic Evidence and Procedural Truth

John Hillman: Changing lenses: photography as counterfactual thinking

(Workshop) Joanna Kedra, Gustavo Racy, Asko Lehmuskallio & Paolo Favero: Social scientific perspectives on 'photographic truth'

Chair: Janne Seppänen

Apparati Old and New II

Tracy Piper-Wright: The value of uncertainty: The photographic error as embodied knowledge

Stella Baraklianou: Post-photography and magic

Rowan Lear: ‘Make Your Kodak Autographic’: photography as computation and the algorithmic labour of the home photographer

Chair: Merja Salo

Documentary Practices Reconsidered

Cesar Adrian Reyes Hernandez: Farewell to veritas? Alternatives for contemporary documentary photography

Synne Skjulstad & Charlotte Bik Bandlien: DRIB

Linda Maria Thompson: Embracing visual code-switching; Reflections on the strengths and perils of working in-between

Kerstin Hamilton: Exploring Experimental Documentary

Chair: Hanna Weselius

Women in History

Edna Baromi Perlman: Analysis of the visibility of Bedouin women in the Negev, as reflected in the private photographic archive of Dr. Ben-Assa, an Israeli physician

Anne Hege Simonsen: Photographing Marie – the truth reconsidered through the private/public dimension in newspaper portraits of Marie Hamsun

Azadeh Fatehrad: Lost History and the Effect of the Found Image

Chair: Azadeh Fatehrad

18.00–20.00 Bang Bang Gallery, Open doors, A-wing, 2nd Floor

18.30–19.30 Welcome Reception: Sparkling wine, Nokia Foyer


Tuesday 27 March 2018

9.00–10.30 Parallel Sessions 3

C-350 Jenny ja Antti Wihurin rahasto

A-301 SOK

C-331 FAZER

A-309

Photography and Knowledge

Aspects of Photographic Data 

Visual Information and Counter Information 

Photography and Knowledge 

Scale and Absence

Ghada Sayegh: Missing images – the hiatus

Christopher Houghton: Country and Actuality: Decolonising the landscape through altered states of seeing - an ontology of slow photography

Chair: Kari Pyykönen

Games and Selfies

Marco De Mutiis: Algorithms of Truth: Photographic Practices in Video Games and the Politics of Representation

Richard S Lewis: Appropriating Selfies on Facebook: A Postphenomenological Case Study in the Post-truth Era

Christine Lavrence & Carolina Cambre: Selfies and post-truth ambivalence

Chair: Sini Kaipainen

Social Agendas and Photography

Birgit Mersmann: Whose Experience Whose Truth? Authentication Strategies and Insider-Witnessing Practice in Photodocumentaries on Migration

Uschi Klein: What is a photograph really ‘of’? The photographic images of young male adults with ASD

Liisa Söderlund: Homelessness photographed by the homeless - strategy to make the issue visible and credible

Chair: Liisa Söderlund

Experimental Epistemologies

Doris Gassert: Un/stable Images

Anna-Kaisa Rastenberger: Unidentified Flying Objects in a Gallery Space

Harri Laakso: Light of a different order. Photography coming and going after the post-truth condition

Chair: Harri Laakso

10.30–11.00 Coffee, Nokia Foyer

11.00–13.00 Parallel Sessions 4

C-350 Jenny ja Antti Wihurin rahasto

A-301 SOK 

C-331 FAZER 

A-309 

Photography and Knowledge

Evidence and Testimony

Strategies of Authentication

Photography and Knowledge 

Formation of Truths III

Katrin Joost: Photographic Post-Truth: from Idealised Perception to the Priority of the Image

Manos Tsakiris, Ruben Azevedo & Sophie De Beukelaer: ‘Feeling in seeing’ is believing: visceral reactivity as a precursor to veracity judgments of photojournalistic images

(Workshop) Carolina Cambre, Crystal Abidin & Katie Warfield: What do methods let us see? Epistemologies of Photographic Methods

Chair: Asko Lehmuskallio

Iconic Images Reworked

Jose Carneiro: An approach to the History of Photography from a wide set of record covers that circulate through the WWW

Ayelet Zohar: Photojournalism, Re-enactment, and Post-Truth: Morimura Yasumasa's Re-enactments of 20th c. Photographs of Assassination

Daniel Ioan Mihalcea: Photographs of the Miners’ Raids: from icons to memes in the visual public sphere

Bettina Lockemann: NOW and AGAIN. Photographic fore and afterimages

Chair: Bettina Lockemann

Documentary Artistic Exposures

John Darwell: Sharks in My Bathroom

Olli Hellmann: The visual politics of corruption: turning the invisible into photographic knowledge

Ülkü Süngün: ANLATSAM ROMAN OLUR / The best novels are written by life

Jon Malis: Reclaiming My (Photographic) Memories

Chair: Pauliina Pasanen

 

Archives and Platforms

Nicolas Lambouris: Constructing Heroic Narratives: Photographic Archives of Cypriot Memorial Monuments

Jessica Bushey: Archival Diplomatics as a Strategy of Authentication for Social Media Images

Æsa Sigurjónsdóttir: Dismantling photographic epistemologies and bureaucratic “truths” in the intimacy of the visual archive

Chair: Æsa Sigurjónsdóttir

13.00–14.00 Lunch, Nokia Foyer

14.00–15.30 Keynote: Barbie Zelizer: On Agreeing Not to See: Invisibility in the “Post Truth” Era, Nokia Hall

15.30–16.00 Coffee, Nokia Foyer

Evening Programme:

16.15 Walk to Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art (Mannerheiminaukio 2, 00100 Helsinki)

17.00 Kiasma Introduction, Meeting at Kiasma 1st Floor Lobby

17.00–18.00 Visit to Kiasma Exhibitions, Entrance with Conference Badge

18.00–21.30 Helsinki Photomedia 2018 Dinner at Kiasma Cafe
– Only with pre-reservation (Reservation available until 15 March 2018)


Wednesday 28 March 2018

9.00–10.30 Parallel Sessions 5

C-350 Jenny ja Antti Wihurin rahasto 

A-301 SOK

C-331 FAZER

A-309

Photography and Knowledge

Aspects of Photographic Data 

Aspects of Photographic Data 

Photography and Education  

Artistic Exposures I

Andrew Dearman: The Degraded Self: Post Truth and the 'Family' Photograph

Kai Ziegner: A (My) History of Violence - An Autobiographic Self-Experiment

Hanna Timonen: Serial photography and accumulation: collecting personal truths

Chair: Hanna Timonen

Apparati Old and New III

Louise Wolthers & Sarah Tuck: Drone Vision: Warfare, Surveillance and Protest

Robert Willim: The Look of Siri - Visual Manifestations of Digital Voice Assistants

Karin Wagner: Photography and 3d-models – truth in the realm of product imagery Canceled.

Chair: Merja Salo

 

Instagram Images

Adolfo Muñoz García & Ana Martí Testón: Photography and Post-reality: Alice behind Instagram

Cláudio Reis: Find your reality, the parafiction of life in social media photography

Sini Kaipainen: Professional identity in the post-truth era: Highlighted professionhood of photojournalist as performative testimony on Lynsey Addario’s Instagram account and her memoir “It’s What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War”

Chair: Hanna Weselius

Session I

Pauliina Pasanen: Researching Photo-Documentary Workshops in Post-Truth time

Patrik Åker: Photographic realism in the digital media age. Photojournalism and visual literacy in Russia and Sweden

Gary McLeod: Right Here Right Now: teaching rephotography in an era of ‘post truth’

Chair: Pauliina Pasanen

10.30–11.00 Coffee, Nokia Foyer

11.00–12.30 Artist Keynote: Walid Raad: Artist Talk, Nokia Hall

12.30–13.30 Lunch

13.30–15.30 Parallel Sessions 6

C-350 Jenny ja Antti Wihurin rahasto

A-301 SOK 

C-331 FAZER 

A-309 

Photography and Knowledge

Evidence and Testimony

Photography and Education

Strategies of Authentication

Artistic Exposures II: Places

Andreas A Valentin: “Berlin<>Rio: Routes and Memories”: Documents, Monuments, Histories Canceled.

David Michael Flood: Picturing Globalised Space

Ali Faruk Taptik: Photography as an Architectural Research Tool: Social and Spatial Entanglements in Osmanbey

David Molander: Creative commons and online representations of space – An artistic reflection on the project Teufelsberg and 5Pointz 

Chair: Hanna Timonen

Photojournalism

Andrés Mario Zervigón: Photography and the Post-Truth Conditions of Germany's Weimar Era

Madeline Ferretti-Theilig: The Untruth of Photography: Tracing a Fault Line of Modern Photo Theory

Ohad Zehavi: Revisiting the Revisiting of the 'Afghan Girl': A Quest for a Photographic Truth

Chinar Shah: Images from 2002 Gujarat Riots: post-truth and trauma

Chair: Sini Kaipainen

Session II

Julia Tedroff, Niclas Östlind, Svante Larsson & Björn Larsson: The construction of histories of photography in higher photography education – a study from the point of view of the practitioner

(Workshop) Joanna Kedra, Carolina Cambre & Edna Barromi Perlman: Post-disciplinary pedagogical routes through the photograph

Chair: Pauliina Pasanen

 

 

 

 

Ethics of Eyewitnessing

Reuben Ross: Arrival by photograph: A critique of migration, photography and visual ethics

Frank Möller, Rune Saugmann & Rasmus Bellmer: The truth of the migrants: photography as counter-information in the context of migration

Maria Nilsson: The ethics of photographic eye-witnessing of a terror attack: Boundaries for images as proof in news and social media

Ilija Tomanic Trivundza: Face(ing) of hate speech: Photography and (i)legibility in post-truth era

Chair: Maria Nilsson

15.30–17.00 Closing Gathering: Coffee, Nokia Foyer


CONFERENCE PROGRAMME IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE



 

 

Conference Venue:

Aalto University Töölö Campus, School of Business, Main Building, Runeberginkatu 14-16, 00100 Helsinki

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