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Out of TimeSpace: Critical Dialogues on Visuality & Alterity

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Nov. 6- Nov. 16, 2007 Worth Ryder Art Gallery, University of California, Berkeley
Out of Time Space Exhibition

Nov. 9, 2007 Opening Reception & Theatre Performance Worth Ryder Art Gallery, UCB
Art Exhibit & Theatre Performance with One New Earth

November 10, 2007 Film Screenings, San Francisco Art Institute
Schedule of Screenings & Details

November 9-11, 2007 University of California, Berkeley, and San Francisco Art Institute
Symposium Program

UC-Berkeley, Townsend Center for the Humanities

9:30 a.m.– 10:30 a.m., Geballe Room, Key Note Conversations:
Keynote Conversation: Transnational artworlds, social justice, and the “will to globality”
Okwui Enwezor + Laura Pérez + Ramón Grosfoguel

11 a.m.– 1 p.m. Polycentric Sessions:

Media Insurgencies: Panel Discussion, Townsend Center Geballe Room
Michelle Dizon, passages of time in which we are not: history, event, encounter Artist's Talk
Jason Kim and Bilal Hashmi, Cybernetique: A Manifesto for the Digital Age

Christiane Paul, Digital Art / Public Art: Governance and Agency in the Networked Commons
Miguel Robles, ¡Gigante Despierta!
Shanesha R.F. Brooks Tatum, Revising the Carmen Myth: The Politics of Race, Place and Vocal Authenticity in Four African and African American Film Adaptations
Moderator: Greg Niemeyer

Translocalities/Transmodernities: Thinkspace, Townsend Center Seminar Room
Jason Oliver Chang, Trading Time for Space: The Cultural Politics of History and Representation in Imperial Valley's Museum Collections
Matthias De Groof and Kristin Rogghe, ôtre k' ôtre
Johanna Poethig, Social Architecture and Public Space: Projects in the Field

1 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch Break

2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Polycentric sessions:

Translocalities/transmodernities: Panel Discussion, Townsend Center Geballe Room
Richard Johnson, The Language of Imperialism in Teacher Education: Subjugation and the Visual Teacher
Zhanara Nauruzbayeva, Gaisha Madanova, Aminatou Echard and Daniel Gallegos, Transformations of Space in Almaty
Jamila Moore-Pewu, Rebranding the Continent, Rethinking Modernity: “Africa’s Image Problem” in the 21st century
Gabriela Veronelli, Spanishings
Moderator: Nelson Maldonado-Torres

Media Insurgencies: Workshop, Townsend Center Seminar Room
rafter t. sass and Pauline Bartolone, Regenerative Media Ecologies: The Needs and Offers of the Whole System Tactical Media

5 p.m. Artists’ Talk: Laura Swanson, "Another Country" moderated by Allan deSouza
Worth-Ryder Gallery

6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Opening reception at Worth-Ryder Gallery for Out of TimeSpace exhibition

8 p.m. O.N.E. performance, "My Real Name".

San Francisco Art Institute, Lecture hall and classrooms

10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Lecture Hall Centernote lecture with Lin + Lam, Changing Time: A Dialogue between historicity and spatiality and film screening, Unidentified Vietnam No. 18
Introduced by Allan deSouza

12 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lunch Break

12:30 p.m.– 3 p.m. Polycentric sessions and screenings:

Transmodernities/Translocalities: Panel Discussion
Jaimey Hamilton, Strategies of Excess: An International Aesthetic of Assemblage?

Targol Mesbah, Of Spectres and Silences: The Rwandan Genocide and the Labor of Mourning
Sara Perryman,Stillness as Horizon: Rethinking Transnational Trans-subjectivity and the Master Trope of Mobility
Minh-ha T. Pham and Brian Camarao, Silencing's Intimate Geographies: A Meditation on 'Apartment 9K'
Evelyne Jouanno, Emergency Biennial
Moderator: John Kim

Mobile Aesthetics & Social Movements: Thinkspace
Kate Hewson and Marina Kelly, RESIDENT.ALIEN
David London, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot: Reactions to the word from Iraq
One New Earth
Galleon Trade
Moderator: Annie Fukushima

Media Insurgencies: Workshop
Sarah Kanouse and Dara Greenwald, What the Market Bares Socially-Engaged Art in the International Marketplace

3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Centernote Lecture + Screening: Pablo Helguera, The School of Panamerican Unrest
Independent artist and Director of Adult and Academic Programs, MoMA.
Introduced by Dalida Maria Benfield

5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Reception at SFAI Gallery.

Barbara Christian Conference Room, Barrows Hall, UC-Berkeley

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Breakfast and Roundtable Discussion: “Directions for future work: An Other World Is Possible”

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.: Closing performance: Poetry Reading with Students & Artists Fighting to End Human Slavery & Achiote Press

Concurrent Media Screenings: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Worth-Ryder Gallery and San
Francisco Art Institute

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