from 06 to 07 October 2022
Reinventing museology. The role of conceptual art

Conference | 6th - 7th October 2022

The Reinventing museology. The role of conceptual art conference is integrated into the Saison Croisée France-Portugal 2022 and organized by the Fondation Maison Science de l'Homme and the Universidade Lusofona, Lisbonne (CeiED and the Department of Museology).


Thursday, October 6, 2022

11am - 11.15am
Welcome speech by FMSH Representative
Introduction by Marta Jecu

11.15am - 12.30pm
Keynote: Sara Alonso Gomez, art historian, curator and Associate Professor at Aix-Marseille Université ('Vers des muséologies multiples? Réflexions sur les frontières des regards et sur le décentrement des politiques de représentation').

Keynote: Mario Moutinho, dean of Universidade Lusofona and Director of the Museology Department of  Universidade Lusofona.


12.30pm - 13.30pm
Lunch break

13.30pm - 15.15pm
Anna Chiara Cimoli : 'Beyond the colonial canon at the Musée de l'Homme: Yto Barrada reads Thérèse Rivière's archives'.
Clementine Debrosse: 'Brook Andrew: disrupting colonial archives'
Željka Miklošević, Patricia Počanić: 'Art and Social Agency in a State of (Post)Transition'
Lisa Beißwanger: 'Imagine! How 1970s Performance Art Contributed to Critical Museology'

30 min final discussion

15.15pm - 15.30pm
Coffee break

15.30pm – 16.45pm
Johanna Wurz: 'Art & society in the museum discourse around 1970: Theoretical contributions and exhibition designs redefining the role of art in an activist and democratic manner.'
Karen Jacobs: 'Re-embodying museum objects: Pacific contemporary artists emphasising process'

30 min discussion

16.45pm – 17pm
Coffee break

17pm – 18.30pm       
Nicola Foster: 'Contemporary Art Interventions: The Rijksmuseum exhibition REVOLUSI!'
Maria Luisa Moita: 'The impact of social and museological insurgencies on normative museums, from the 1960s on.'

30 min discussion

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Friday, October 7, 2022

Coffee break – 12.45am:
Louis-Antoine Mège, Paula Stoica, Felix Vogel: 'Challenging the Museum: documenta as Para-Museum. Functions and Frictions as illustrated by Harald Szeemann’s documenta V (1972)'
Markus Walz: 'From Material Testimony to Visual Objects to Fake Objects'
Constança Vasconcelos and Ines Andrade Marques: 'The pedagogical Suitcase: La Boîte-en-valise reinterpreted'.

30 min discussion

12.45pm – 2.15pm
Lunch break

2.30pm – 3.45pm
Stephan Koehler: 'Museumwhywhy?'
Carolina Ruoso: 'Musée d’artiste, la muséologie sociale pour la décolonialité de l’histoire de l’art'

30 min discussion

3:45pm – 4pm
Coffee break

4pm – 5.30pm
Karla Barroso: 'Carnival Art and Museums'
Pablo Martinez: 'Museums and Climate: From institutional critique to the ecosocial museum'

30 min discussion

Closing Word


Conference Language: English and French

Thursday, October 6, 2022
11am - 6.30pm

Friday, October 7, 2022
10am - 5.30pm

Maison Suger
16 rue Suger, Paris 6

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