Conference Program

May 29-30, 2016

Art History Department
The Yolanda and David Katz Faculty of Arts
Tel Aviv University

Day 1 - Sunday, May 29

Location Time Session
Room 206a 9:30 - 10:00 Gathering + Coffee
10:00 - 10:30 Welcome

Zvika Serper, Dean of the Yolanda and David Katz Faculty of the Arts, Tel Aviv University

Assaf Pinkus, Chair of the Department of Art History, Tel Aviv University

Dorothy Cohen Shoichet, Toronto

Adi Louria Hayon, Department of Art History, Tel Aviv University In-operative sound(s)
10:30 - 11:30 Keynote Lecture

The Sonic Agent
Brandon LaBelle, Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Norway
11:30 - 13:15 Session 1: Within a Distance: Post-Foundational Reverbs
Chair: Vered Maimon, Tel Aviv University

Music and Ethics
Marcel Cobussen, Leiden University, Netherlands

"Memory, Psychology—Never Again:” Cage and Lacan
Yoni Niv, New York University

Tears, Fears and Flashes – Theory Act #4
Ido Govrin, Western University, Canada
13:15 - 14:30 Lunch Break
Room 206a 14:30 - 16:00 Session 2: Political Aesthesis and Sounds’ Retreat
Chair: Amnon Wolman, The Music Academy, Jerusalem

What does the Union of Aural and Visual Representation have to do with Gender?
Irene Noy, The Courtauld Institute of Art, London

Seeing Music and Hearing Paintings: African American Spirituals at the Barnes Foundation in the 1920s
Alison Boyd, Northwestern University, Illinois

A Russian Biblical Play Performed in Hebrew with Oriental Melodies: On the Ethics of Voice in Dramatic Recitation
Ruthie Abeliovich, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Fastlicht Hall 16:00 - 16:30 Reception
16:30 - 17:30 Keynote Lecture

The Structure of Swing (taken existentially, after Heidegger)
Christopher Fynsk, European Graduate School, Switzerland and Malta
17:30 - 18:30 Performance

Poetic intersections between Sound, Maps and Performance
Joseph Sprinzak, Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Day 2 - Monday, May 30

Location Time Session
Room 206a 9:30 - 10:00 Gathering + Coffee
10:00 - 11:00 Keynote Lecture

Morality of the Invisible, Ethics of the Inaudible
Salomé Voegelin, London College of Communication, University of the Arts London
11:00 - 12:30 Session 3: Making an Expanse: Topologies of Poiēsis
Chair: Ayelet Zohar, Tel Aviv University

Devocalisation and the Fate of Poiesis
David Nowell Smith, University of East Anglia, Norwich

The Poetic Mode of Hearing and Listening
Roi Tartakovsky, Tel Aviv University

Performance: Glory Unending
Ed Smith, Marist College, New York
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Break
Room 206a 14:00 – 16:00 Session 4: Techniques of Spatial Planning
Chair: Roy Kozlovsky, Tel Aviv University

The Connective Tissue of Physical Computing
Kristine Diekman, California State University, San Marcos

Surpassing Figuration: Faces and Landscapes as Haecceities
Andrej Radman, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

Raumgestaltung – Sound Sculpture, Sound Architecture and Immersion
Jan Piotr Cieslak, Jagiellonian University, Poland

Four Constituents Tuned by the Golden Ratio and Fibonacci Numbers
Ramzi Suleiman, University of Haifa
Fastlicht Hall 16:00 - 16:30 Reception
16:30 - 17:30 Keynote Lecture

What's Wrong with Wrong Notes?
Hillel Schwartz, Independent scholar