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Asian Art - past and present

When 
Fri, 05/04/2019 - 15:00 to 17:00
Where 

Veröld - Hús Vigdísar

Auditorium

Further information 
Free admission

A seminar on several different manifestations of visual arts around Asia in past and present. The seminar is a collaboration between Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute of Foreign Languages, Northern Lights of Confucius Institute and Vigdís International Centre for Multilingualism and Intercultural Understanding.

Light refreshments will be served. Free admission and all are welcome. The seminar will be in English. 

 

Programme: 

Uranchimeg Tsultem, Assistant Professor of Art History and Theory
Buddha Icon in Asian Contemporary Art

Þórir Jónsson Hraundal, Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern Studies
Arabo-Islamic objects as part of Viking Age visual culture
 
Huimin Qi, Chinese Director of Northern Lights of Confucius Institute
Virtuality—the Soul of Chinese Traditional Opera Performance

Hlynur Helgason, Assistant Professor of Art History and Theory
Art under siege: The cultural context of the work of Palestinian artist Emily Jacir
  
Gunnella Þorgeirsdóttir, Assistant Professor of Japanese Language and Culture
Carving fables: the art and functionality of Netsuke in Edo Period Japan 

 

Þorgerður Anna Björnsdóttir, project manager at the Northern Lights of Confucius Institute, will be the moderator of the seminar.

 

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Asian Art - past and present
Asian Art - past and present