MEETING ICOM ICFA - CALL FOR PAPERS
NEXT MEETING ICOM ICFA
"Changing rooms ?! Permanent displays and their storage"
Copenhagen, Hirschsprung Samling, 17-19 september 2017
Call for papers. Deadline: April 23rd, 2017
ICFA is proud to announce the annual meeting on displays
of permanent collections and the relationship between the exhibition and
the storage. How can museums meet the visitor's expectations? How can
curators keep the display in a traditional way and promote the Art in
the storage at the same time?
In the traditional ambiance of the Hirschsprung Samling,
ICFA debates this mentioned relationship in different regards.
Interesting contributions cover new museology as well as attracting the
audience to further visits. What is a permanent collections half time of
a display? What gives the second half? Is the curator's intention
supposed to be audience related instead of object related? And how? New
profiles of traditional collections?
We are inviting proposals for papers to enrich in a
variety of formats to explore the themes above. As a matter of fact
contributions are welcome in form of a theoretical approach as well as
Please submit your abstract and short CV (max.1 page) by
april 23, 2017 to ICFA Chair, Christoph Lind (Christoph.Lind@mannheim.de).
Accepted speakers will be informed of decisions in May
2017. They will be invited to the Conference and the Committee provides
travel grants to help them attend this meeting.
The following information should be included with the
- Title of submitted proposal.
- Name(s) of Author(s)
- Affiliation(s), e-mail address(es) & full address(es)
- Abstract in English (between 250 and 300 words)
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