New Monuments: Iconoclasm, Reenactments, and Alternative Commemorations in the United States – INHA

New Monuments: Iconoclasm, Reenactments, and Alternative Commemorations in the United States since 2000

15–16 March 2024, l’INHA (Institut national d’histoire de l’art), 2 Rue Vivienne, 75002 Paris, France

DAY 1, Friday, March 15

9:15 – Welcome (Terra Foundation for American Art)

9:30-10:15 – Opening remarks: Professor Mechtild Widrich (School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Short break

10:30-12:00 – PANEL 1: Old Stories, New Narratives
• Noah Randolph – Taking Up Space: Refusing the Logics of Monumentality in New Orleans
• Susan Garza – How Do We Honor Struggle in Plantation Spaces?
• Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders – The Contested Civil War Sesquicentennial: An incomplete recognition of Black Civil War Memory in “Post-Racial” America

12:00-13:30 – Lunch break

13:30-15:00 – PANEL 2: Iconoclasm and Institutions
• Clémentine Tholas – From the Jim Crow South to Los Angeles: Reusing decommissioned Confederate monuments in a contemporary art exhibition
• Clare Fisher – Place Ma(r)king: Campus Contextualization and New Concepts of the Monument
• Laura Macalauso – Mending Broken Glass: New Monuments in New Haven

Short break

15:15-16:45 – PANEL 3: Iconoclasm and Community Building
• Alison Fields – Remembering Spanish Colonization in New Mexico
• Leena Crasemann and Anne Rohl – Meshing Southern myths and covering “discoverers”: Textile interventions in processes of decolonizing monuments since 2017
• Hilary Sanders – The aspirational politics of commemorating Chinese heritage in Portland, Oregon

Short break

17:00-18:00 – Keynote: Professor Wendy Bellion (University of Delaware)

18:30 – Dinner for speakers

DAY 2, Saturday, March 16

9:15 – Welcome

9:30-11:00 – PANEL 1: Reconsidering Memorials
• Hilary Meuter – Iconoclasm and counter-monuments, only the start of a larger endeavor: A Study of the Contradictory Monument Landscape in Montgomery, Alabama
• Jo-Ann Morgan – Memorials Protesting Gun Violence
• Harriet Senie and Cher Krause Knight – Writing Memorials

Short break

11:15-12:45 – PANEL 2: Cityscapes
• Heather Shirey and Todd Lawrence – Monumental Blackness: Black Lives Matter Street Murals and
Commemoration of the 2020 Uprising
• Erika Schneider – From Emancipation to Embrace: Decolonizing Boston’s Public Monuments
• Sarah J. Moore – Slow Death in Trees: Maya Lin’s Ghost Forest, 2021

12:45-14:15 – Lunch break

14:15-15:45 – PANEL 3: Pedagogy and Practice
• Peter Cole – Public Art in Remembering Chicago’s Worst Episode of Racial Violence
• Lauren Erin Brown – Monumental Debates: Reimagining Public History in Turbulent Times
• Francis V. Gourrier Jr. – Memorializing Lynching in the Age of Black Lives Matter

Short break

16:00-17:00 – Keynote: Professor Erika Doss (University of Texas at Dallas)

Short break

17:15-19:15 – Film session (Auditorium Jacqueline Lichtenstein)
• Stonebreakers (dir. Valerio Ciriaci, 2022; 70’, USA/Italy)
• Short film by Monument Lab
• Artists’ videos and short films

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Source: Clémentine THOLAS <clementine.tholas>