Changes in the Visual Culture -conference

Gunnar Berndtson: Yes - No, Pause at the Studio, 1879. Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Kirsi Halkola

Gunnar Berndtson: Yes – No, Pause at the Studio, 1879. Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Kirsi Halkola

Japanomania in the Nordic Countries 1875–1918
Conference Feb 19th 10am – 6.30pm
Ateneum Hall
Included in the price of the admission ticket

10.00-10.30 Morning coffee and tee

10.30-11.00 Welcome Susanna Pettersson: Herman F. Antell – Our Man in Japan

11.00 – 11.45 Dr. Gabriel P. Weisberg
“The Reinvestment in nature: Japonisme’s impact on Designers and Illustrators – a theme still little studied”
Plenary lecture, Guest Curator of the Japanomania in the Nordic Countries 1875–1918 research and exhibition project

12.00 – 12.20 Anna-Maria von Bonsdorff: New Forms of Nature in Nordic Art and Design

12.30 – 12.50 Vibeke Waallann Hansen: Traces of Japan in Norwegian Prints and Drawings: Kittelsen, Holmboe, Astrup and Munch

13.00 – 14.30 Lunch Break 

14.30 – 15.15 Akiko Mabuchi, Director, National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
“Katagami and Japonisme Design”
Plenary lecture, Senior Advisor of the Japanomania in the Nordic Countries 1875–1918 research and exhibition project
From Japan to Paris, Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm and Helsinki

15.30 – 15.50 Malene Wagner: Japan at the World Exhibitions 1873–1900

16.00 – 16.20 Leila Koivunen: Exhibitions of Japanese Objects and Prints in the Nordic Countries

16.30 – 17.00 Coffee and Tea

New Media

17.00 – 17.20 Harri Kalha: Japonisme in Popular Postcard Imagery

17.30 – 18.00 Nils Ohlsen: Japan’s Influence on Photography 1900-1914

18.00 – 18.30 Discussion