conference schedule

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Thursday, March 5th

At Pratt Institute

Artist Panel with Audience Q&A
Engineering Building, Room 307

ELBOW-TOE (Brian Adam Douglas)
Tatyana Fazlalizadeh
Leon Reid IV

Friday, March 6th

At Pratt Institute
Film/Video Building, Room 102

Session I 10:00-11:15am
Christiane Merritt (Washington University, St. Louis)
“Political Art and Street Art Definitions”

Session II 11:30-12:45pm
Shelby Moser (University of Kent)
“Street Art & Deception”

Session III 2:30-3:45pm
Roy T. Cook (University of Minnesota)
“The Lego Minifigure in Urban Art”

Session IV 4:00-5:15pm
Tony Chackal (University of Georgia)
“On The Illegality Condition in Street Art”
*Winner of the Graduate Student Travel Prize

Keynote Address 5:30-6:30pm

Professor Alison Young (University of Melbourne)
“Mainstreaming the Street: The Cultural Value of Illicit Street Art”
abstract and bio

Saturday, March 7th

At New York University
5 Washington Place, 1st Floor Auditorium

Session V 10:00-11:15am
Christopher Nagel (University of Minnesota)
“Signature Counterexamples to the Institutional Theory of Art”

Session VI 11:30-12:45pm
Alison Lanier, Angela Sun, & Erich Hatala Matthes (Wellesley College)
“Saving the Writing on the Wall: Two Models for Street Art and its Preservation”

Session VII 3:00-4:15pm
Mary Beth Willard (Weber State)
“A Softer, Gentler Street Art: Two Incongruities of Yarn-bombing”

Session VIII 4:30-5:45pm
Sondra Bacharach (Victoria University)
“Domesticating the Streets: Feminist Street Art”

The conference is made possible by generous donations from:

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The American Society for Aesthetics
The New York Institute of Philosophy
Pratt Institute

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