DOCUMENTING GLOBAL ART 2012
Theories, Databases and Experimental Research Tools
Conference & Workshop
December 18 – 19, 2012
Presented by: AGI | Art, Globalization, Interculturality
Department of Art History, University of Barcelona
and Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art, Paris (INHA)
Under the framework of a collaborative project between the University of Barcelona and the Program Art et mondialisation del Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art (INHA-París), the research group Art, Globalization, Interculturality (AGI) has organized a series of seminars entitled Documenting Global Art. Theories, Databases and Experimental Research Tools. The first of these seminars took place on December 14, 2011 at the University of Barcelona. During this session, several researchers and archivists of contemporary art museums discussed the challenges facing today’s new documentation centers.
Similarly, during the second seminar in the series will discuss the projects launched by museums: the MACBA (Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona) and the Museum of Fine Arts Houston; art centers: the CCCB (Center of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona) and the Antoni Tàpies foundation; and research institutes such as the Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art-París and independent projects.
This project has the support of the program Art et mondialisation (Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art-Paris), the National Plan for Scientific Research, Development and Technological Innovation (Ministry of Education of Spain) and the Department of Art History (University of Barcelona).