XXXVII AICA CONGRESS 2003, Southern Carribean: ” Repositions Repossessions “

Official opening of the Congress
- Nick Whittle, General Secretary of AICA Southern Carribean & Co-organiser of the Congress
- Allinson Thompson, President of AICA Southern Carribean
- Henry Meyric Hughes, President of AICA
- Hon. Mia A.Mottley, Deputy Prime Minister & Attorney-General
- Alissandra Cummins, Chairperson, National Art Gallery Commitee & Director, Barbados Museum & Historical Society

Developping Nations : Identity and Culture 
Feature presentation
Kamau Brathwaite, Barbados : Possession & Repossession

Gladstone Yearwood, Barbados : Aesthetic Expression in Barbadian Traditional Culture : The Barbadian Chattel House
Jennifer Smit, Curacao : ABC, A(ruba), B(onaire), C(uracao) : The Case of the Dutch Carribean Leeward Islands


SESSION 1 : PUBLIC/ POPULAR ART


- Political

Moderators
Henry Meyric Hughes, President of AICA
Allinson Thompson, President of AICA Southern Carribean

Veerle Poupeye, Jamaica : ‘Wrong Race, Wrong Colour, Wrong Class’ : The Public Controversy about Laura Facey Cooper’s Emancipation Monument in Jamaica
Elona Lubyte, Lithuania : The Steps of Changes : Sculpture un Public Spaces – The Strategies of alternativeness, opening and openness
Laimute Kreivyte, Lithuania : Going Public : The Strategies of Interaction
Milanka Todic, Serbia : The Art in Street Protests
Leda Guimarães, Brasil : Arts & Crafts in Brazil : Fairs as Artistic and Aesthetics Hybridization Space in the city of Goiânia [Communication in Spanish]
Fatma Ismail, Egypt : The Koum Ghourab Project

Panel Discussion
Leslie King-Hammond & Jose Mapily : Profound Visions : The Ordinary as Extraordinary – The Popular Artist in the Vision of Modern and Post-modern Art

- Media

Moderators
Ramon Tio Bellido, General Secretary of AICA
Christian Chambert, President of AICA Sweden

Gerardo Mosquera, Cuba : The City as Protagonist. An International Urban Art Project in Panama
Judith Gutman, USA : Photography Re-inventeing the Wheel, Turning Private into Public

- Religious

Moderator
Haydee Venegas, AICA Puerto Rico

Orlando Hernández, Cuba : Odara, Babeche, Abarorí : Short Notes on Santera, Palera and Abakuá Aesthetics [Communication in Spanish]
Sabine Grosser, Germany : Transferring Visual Culture of Commemoration : The Shrine of Innocents – An Effective Fusion of Western and Asian Traditions


SESSION 2 : INSTITUTIONS, CURATOR, CRITICS


Moderator
Taava Koskinen, AICA Finland

Alissandra Cummins, Barbados : Public Art : Repositioning the Audience
Elaine King, USA : A Cultural Tapestry in a After Post Present
Michael Omoighe, Nigeria : Negotiated out of Position : The Artist in Modern Society
Nel Casimiri, Netherlands Antilles : Resusita
Lars Saari, Finland : Oops, They Did It Again – How to Construct Simplified Histories. Rhetorics of the Winners, and Cold War Seen from a Post-September 11 Viewpoint
Ola Oloidi, Nigeria : Culturally Oppressed, Yet Impressively Cultured : Modern Art in the Developing Countries



MARTINIQUE, 14-16 NOVEMBER 2003

 

Official opening of the Congress
- Michel Monrose, President of AMCA & Co-organiser of the Congress
- Henry Meyric Hughes, President of AICA
- Madame Madeleine Jouye de Grandmaison, President of the Culture, Sport and Associative Life Commission, Conseil Régional de Martinique
- Monsieur Jean-Claude Duverger, Vice-President of the Conseil Régional de Martinique
- Monsieur Michel Cadot, Préfet de la région Martinique
- André Pierre-Louis, poet and director of the Office Municipal de la Culture du Marin, Martinique

 


SESSION 3 : ARTISTIC GROWTH IN SMALL/ DEVELOPING COMMUNITIES


Moderators
Suzanne Lampla, AICA Southern Carribean
Allinson Thompson, President of AICA Southern Carribean

Virginia Perez Ratton, Costa Rica : Survival in small developing countries
Taava Koskinen, Finland : The Power of the Center versus Periphery
Valérie John, Martinique : Quest of… Investigation on art [Communication in French]
Irini Savvani, Greece : The Development of Visual Culture in Greece during the Last Decay and the Factors of this Evolution [Communication in French]
Nina Guetashvili, Russia : Small Communities in the Post-Soviet artistic space : Decay products or a New Whole


SESSION 4 : ART IN PUBLIC SPACE


Moderators
Dominique Brebion, Vice-President of AICA Southern Carribean Sophie D’Ingianni, AICA Southern Carribean

Liam Kelly, Ireland : Public Art in Rural, Costal and Small Urban Environments
Claude Yacoub, Martinique : Critical Analysis of some realisations in public space in Martinique[Communication in French]
Haydée Venegas, Puerto Rico : Public Art in Puerto Rico [Communication in Spanish]
Myrna Rodriguez, Puerto Rico : Public Art Projects in Puerto Rico
Jana Wisniewski, Austria : Artistic Signs in Open Space
Chen Chu Yin, France : Meeting Artificial Life in an Interactive Installation ‘Quorum Sensing’[Communication in French]


SESSION 5 : REAPPROPRIATE THE ENVIRONMENT TO RECONQUER IT


Moderators
Christiane Dorleans
Chantal Charron

Susana Sulic, Argentina : New appropriation forms in arts [Communication in French]
Sophie D’Ingianni, Martinique : The Various Vivid and Material Popular Forms in Carribean Contemporary Art [Communication in French]
Sandra Rey, Brasil : States of Mind, States of Art : the inventory of Arthur Bispo de Rosario[Communication in French]
Suzanne Lampla, Martinique : When art define the city [Communication in French]


SESSION 6 : INSTITUTIONS, CURATORS, CRITICS


Ery Camara, Sénégal : Criticism, a challenge for African curators of the XXIst century [Communication in French]
Alix Pierre, USA : Light Brushes as plastical ‘Boulagel’ [Communication in French]