14 – 15 October 2013
The seminar is organized by the Archaeology of Photography Foundation, in collaboration with the National Museum in Warsaw and the National Institute of Museology and Collections Protection.
Place: National Museum in Warsaw, al. Jerozolimskie 3, auditorium


MONDAY  14 October

8.45 – 9.15 – registration

9.15 – 9.45 – opening remarks: Agnieszka Morawińska (director of the National Museum in Warsaw)
introduction: Karolina Ziębińska-Lewandowska (Archeology of Photography Foundation)

9.45 – 11.30 – panel I moderated  by Matthew Witkovsky

Jaroslav Anděl (DOX, Prague) – Narratives of making and collecting photographs 
Ulrich Pohlmann (Münchner Stadtmuseum, Munich) – On reading and understanding the medium: Some remarks about the Fotomuseum in Munich from 1963 to 2013
François Cheval (Musée Nicéphore Niépce, Chalon-sur-Saône) – Neither fetish nor vintage but the photographic

11.30 – 11.45 – coffee break

11.45 – 13.00 – panel II   

Sam Stourdzé (Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne) – Collecting photography, new strategies (in French)
Martijn van den Broek (Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam) – The collections of the Nederlands Fotomuseum in Rotterdam 

13.00 – 14.00 – lunch break

14.00 – 15.15 – panel III  moderated  by Virginia Heckert

Danuta Jackiewicz (National Museum in Warsaw) – Time for photography! From a photography collection to the Museum of Photography, the National Museum in Warsaw Department
Matthew Witkovsky (Art Institute of Chicago) – Photography is everywhere: Locating photography in the Art Institute of Chicago, 1929-2009

15.15 – 15.30 – coffee break

15.30 – 17.00 – panel IV  moderated  by Tamara Berghmans

Viktoria Tolpegina (RosPhoto, St. Petersburg) – ROSPHOTO – a unique centre of photography in the cultural capital of Russia
Mark Robbins (International Center for Photography, New York) – Angel of History 


TUESDAY 15 October

9.00-9.30 – registration

9.30 – 11.15 – panel I moderated  by Jaroslav Andel

Virginia Heckert (J.P. Getty Museum, Los Angeles) – Creating contexts for photography at the Getty Museum
Adam Mazur (independent curator and critic) – The beginning and the end of the Photography Department
Quentin Bajac (Museum of Modern Art, New York) – John Szarkowski at MoMA, 1962-1991: a critical assessment 

11.15 – 11.30 – coffee break

11.30 – 13.15 – panel II   moderated  by Adam Mazur

Wojciech Nowicki (independent curator and critic) – The mission and its realization: The Museum of History of Photography in Kraków
Tamara Berghmans (FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen – FoMu) – Redefining the museum – A work in progress 
Antonella Fresa (EuropeanaPhotography) – European ancient photographic vintage repositories of digitized pictures of historical quality: digitisation and contribution to Europeana 

13.15 – 13.30 – coffee break 

13.30 – 15.00 – roundtable and closing remarks 

Chairs: Krzysztof Pijarski (Film School in Łódź), Karolina Ziębińska-Lewandowska (Archeology of Photography Foundation)

All talks will be interpreted simultaneously.

Participation is free of charge. In order to participate in the conference please register at: until 5 October.
When registering, please state your full name, institutional affiliation, and the dates on which you wish to attend.

Executive Organizer: Archaeology of Photography Foundation, Warsaw
Concept: Karolina Ziębińska-Lewandowska
Cooperation: Anna Micińska

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