Cultures of Belgian Space

Cultures of Belgian Space

00.10.2021 - 00.10.2021
Congres - Hingene / Sint-Amands

Cultures of Belgian Space (1850-1924)
Cultures de l'Espace Belge (1850-1924)

 

Kasteel d'Ursel - Emile Verhaerenmuseum 

 

Oktober 2021

 

 

 

Congres georganiseerd door Dominique Bauer (KULeuven), Marjan Sterckx (UGent) en Laurence Brogniez (ULB)

 

Wetenschappelijk Comité: Dominique Bauer, Marjan Sterckx, Laurence Brogniez, Jason Hartford (University of Dundee, UK), Claire Moran (Queen's University Belfast, UK) en Rik Hemmerijckx (Emile Verhaerenmuseum)

 

 

Keynote

 

Patrick McGuinness (St Anne's College, Oxford, UK)

 

 

Dit congres werd mogelijk gemaakt door de steun van de KULeuven en de UGent, het F.W.O-Vlaanderen en het F.N.R.S. en door de vrijgevigheid van onze sponsors: onze hoofdsponsor de Gemeente Puurs-Sint-Amands, en verder Vermeiren Princeps, Café-Tasse, Van Reeth's Koffiebranderij, notaris Luc Rochtus, Bouwbedrijf Van Wezemael nv en Guido Peleman, CEO van Peleman Industries/Unibind en voorzitter van het Emile Verhaeren Genootschap.

 

 

DAG 1:  oktober (Kasteel d'Ursel)


Registration (8:30)

 

Introduction (9:00- 9:30)

 

9:30-11:00

Panel 1 Dedicated Spaces: the Beguinage, the Movie Theatre and the Colonial Exhibition

chairs tbd for all panels

 

Juliet Simpson (University of Coventry/ Warburg Institute)

Sensing the Medieval in Fin-de-Siècle Belgian Liminal Spaces: The Beguinage as Work of Art

 

Leen Engelen (LUCA School of Arts/KULeuven)

A Garden with a View: Visual Culture at the Antwerp Zoo

 

Maria Golovteeva (University of St Andrews)

Spaces of Colonial Exhibitions in Nineteenth-Century Belgium

 

 

11:00-11:30: Coffee, tea and biscuits (plus registration, continued)

 

 

11:30-13:00

Panel 2 Nature, Corporeality and Art

 

Laurence Brogniez (Université Libre de Bruxelles - ULB) - Tatiana Debroux (Université Libre de Bruxelles - ULB)

Exposer (dans) l'atelier: du lieu de travail au lieu d'exposition

 

Dominique Bauer (KULeuven)

Time and Corporeality in Fernand Khnopff's Art and Architecture

 

Jason Hartford (University of Dundee)

Belgium: Fabricated Natural in the Land of the Anthropocene

 

 

Lunch (13:00-14:00)

 

 

14:00-15:30

Panel 3 Exporting Cultural Identity and the Transformation of the Exotic

 

Jos van den Bredene (KULeuven)

La nature et les structures dans larchitecture de lArt nouveau. La réception de la spatialité japonaise et la conception de lespace dans larchitecture de Victor Horta.

 

Charlotte Rottiers (KULeuven)

Exporting National Identity: The Neo-Flemish Renaissance Castle in Peking (1903-1905) as an Instrument of Communication or Disruption

 

Leo Lecci (Università di Genova)

Le pavillon de la Belgique aux premières expositions internationales dart de Venise 1907-1914: une espace pour la synthèse des arts

 

 

15:30-16:00: Coffee, tea and light refreshments

 

 

16:00-17:00

Panel 4 The Theatre

 

Evelien Jonckheere (University of Antwerp) / Davy Depelchin (Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium - Constantin Meunier Museum)

In shadows. Spectacular Spaces Imagined and Performed by Le Diable-au-Corps in Brussels (1893-1929)

Quentin Rioual (Université Paris Nanterre)

La transformation des espaces architectural et urbain (Bruxelles, tournant XIXe-XXe siècle) dans le contexte de la nouvelle alimentation des décors de théâtre


 

17.15-18:30

Keynote

Patrick McGuinness (St. Anne's College, Oxford)

The Poetics and Politics of Privacy in Belgian Symbolism

 

 

(possibility to go back to the hotel, or join us for an informal drink in "Lindehof)

 

20.00u Conference dinner at dUrsel Castle

 


DAY 2:  October (Kasteel d'Ursel - Verhaerenmuseum)


9:00-10:30

Panel 5 Travel, Dépaysement and Exile


Ulrich Tiedau (University College London)

Belgian-Space-in-Exile in interwar Britain


Tom Verschaffel (KULeuven)

Staging Baudelaires Misery: Settings and Supporting Actors of Charles Baudelaires Stay in Belgium (1864-1867)

 

Stefan Huygebaert (UGent)

"The Two Bruges: Travellers vs. Tourists and the Saint-John's Hospital

 

 

10.30-11:00: Coffee, tea and biscuits

 

 

11:00-12:30

Panel 6: Collections, Catalogues and Museums

Ulrike Müller (University of Antwerp)

The Collectors Cabinet as a Creative Space between (National) Tradition and Renewal

 

Zsuzsanna Börocz (KULeuven)

The Private Interior as Exhibition Space: The Catalogues of the National Exhibitions of Brussels in 1880 and the Architect, Archaeologist and Collector Jules-Jacques van Ysendyck (1836-1891)

 

Apolline Malevez (Queens University Belfast)

Viewing Belgian Artists Interiors: Collections, Displays and Interior Design

 

 

Lunch (12:30-13:30)

 

 

13:30-14:30

Panel 7: Objects in Space

 

Margo Buelens - Terryn (University of Antwerp)/ Ilja Van Damme (University of Antwerp)

Spaces of Illustrated Lecturing. The Uses of the Magic Lantern in Public Lectures in Antwerp and Brussels, ca. 1860- ca.1920

 

Ole W. Fischer (University of Utah)

Psychological Line-Furniture and Object-Architecture. Henry Van de Velde and Problems of Belgian Space around 1900

 

14:30: to the Verhaerenmuseum, view of the Scheldt

 

 

16:00-17:30 

Panel 8: Literature


David Gullentops (Vrije Universiteit Brussel - VUB)

L'espace tensionnel chez Rodenbach, Verhaeren et Maeterlinck


Michael Rosenfeld (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3/Université Catholique de Louvain - UCL)

Belgian Queer Spaces: Gay Cruising Areas in the Press and in Georges Eekhouds Fiction


Mathilde Régent (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3)

Les intérieurs de Maeterlinck, de l'idéalisme allemand au perspectivisme animal

 

17:30 - 18:30/19:00 Concluding remarks.

Beer and wine reception and light refreshments

 

Dinner, around 20:00.



Inschrijvingen

Omwille van de Corona-situatie is het colloquium verdaagd naar oktober 2021. Een nieuwe datum wordt in de loop van 2021 medegedeeld. Voor meer informatie: belgianspaces2020@gmail.com