Curating Persian Arts in 21st Century: Challenges and Practices

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Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
July 30, 2021
Location: 
Australia
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Social Sciences

Iranzamin Symposium - Curating Persian Arts in 21st Century: Challenges and Practices - Online Event

Date: Fri 30 July 2021

Time: 10:40am - 4:00pm AEST

This research symposium brings together international curators, scholars and museum professionals to discuss the challenges and future direction of contemporary curatorial practice in the field of Persian arts and crafts. Coinciding with Iranzamin – the first survey exhibition to showcase Persian arts and crafts from the Powerhouse – the symposium will explore this field of research by leading experts in Australia and beyond.Speakers include Prof Christian Gruber (Chair, History of Art, University of Michigan, USA, and world-renowned scholar in the field of Islamic art and material culture), Dr Michael Chagnon (Curator, Aga Khan Museum, Canada, and an art historian specialising in the Persianate world), Dr Mahroo Moosavi (Lecturer, University of Sydney and an historian specialising in Persian arts and architecture) and Prof Pedram Khosronejad, Curator, Persian Arts, Powerhouse Ultimo.

Schedule

*Please note this event is held online, a link will be emailed to connect prior to the event.

10.40-11am – Introduction by Dr Jacqui Strecker (Head of Curatorial, Powerhouse)

11-11.15am – Chair: Prof Pedram Khosronejad (Curator of Persian Arts, Powerhouse)

11.15am-12pm – Keynote speaker: Prof Christiane Gruber (Chair, History of Art, University Of Michigan, USA) (Pre-recording)

12-12.45pm – Dr Mahroo Moosavi (Lecturer, School of Architecture, Design and Planning, University of Sydney)

12-2pm - Lunch Break

2-2.45pm – Dr Michael Chagnon (Curator, Aga Khan Museum, Canada) (via ZOOM)

2.45-3.30pm - Prof Pedram Khosronejad (Curator of Persian Arts, Powerhouse Museum)

3.30-4pm – Concluding remarks, Dr Jacqui Strecker & Prof. Pedram Khosronejad

Register for FREE. Bookings are essential

Curating Persian arts in the 21st century - Livestream Registration, Fri 30/07/2021 at 10:40 am | Eventbrite

Dr. Pedram Khosronejad
Curator of Persian Arts

M 0431 136 502  

Powerhouse Ultimo

Iranzamin Exhibition |  19 March – 8 August 2021 |  Powerhouse Museum

Adjunct Professor | Western Sydney University

Fellow | Department of Anthropology | Harvard University

Contact Info: 

Dr. Pedram Khosronejad
Curator of Persian Arts

M 0431 136 502  

Powerhouse Ultimo