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Donald Preziosi will not take part at the conference.

List of Accepted Abstracts until March 31

Mandakini SharmaIla Gupta and Pashupati JhaFeministic Approach in the Paintings of Amrita Sher-Gill and Gogi Saroj-Pal: A Comparative Study
Andrea WallaceThe Café as an Alternative Cultural Institution: A Study of the Café’s Emergence as a Cultural Venue
Divya Chopra. Public Art - Towards new forms of civic engagement within Delhi’s contested urban spaces

KEYNOTE LECTURE BY LAWRENCE KAYE FROM HERRICK FEINSTEIN LLP

Lawrence M. Kaye is a member of the Executive Committee, Co-Chair of the Art Law Group and Co-Chair of the Turkish Practice Group at Herrick, Feinstein LLP in New York.  He represents and counsels clients in corporate and commercial art law matters and handles all types of art litigation and alternate forms of dispute resolution. 

List of Accepted Abstracts until March 27

Abstract submission is still open

Gaojie PanAnimal Work in Mainland China Contemporary Art
Zulkifli Muslim. Design Thinking; The Art of Design Transformation, Developing Criteria and Design Process Based on Nature and Islamic
Jenna Altomonte. Networking the Virtual “Orient:” Representations of the Iraqi “Other” in Adel Abidin’s Abidin Travels

CALL FOR PAPERS: URBAN IDENTITY, SPACE STUDIES AND CONTEMPORARY ARTS

We proudly announce that CONTEMPART '15 / 4th International Contemporary Art Conference will take place on JUNE 8-9, 2015 in Istanbul and will be hosted by Nâzım Hikmet Cultural Center. (www.nazimhikmetkulturmerkezi.org) CONTEMPART '15 is an annual multidisciplinary conference dedicated to study new approaches in contemporary arts worldwide. In 2015, contemporary arts will be focused on the basis of urban life and identities. Individual examples and tendencies dealing with urban identities will be discussed, while the transformation of cities and urban cultures will also be mentioned in terms of their share to shape the current scene of art in different places of the world.

KEYNOTE LECTURE BY LUDOVIC BERHARDT: GLOBAL LABYRINTH OF CONTEMPORANEITY

The Ludovic Bernhardt's art practice is a hybrid between installations, icons, texts and novels. Following the subject of his novel Inversion he has written in 2014, his lecture will focus on the contradictories flux of representation of art, within the context of a destructive global economy and the necessity of an anti spectacular thought. How contemporary art behavior develops itself