“What does Utopia, this non-place that we still haven’t found yet, promise us?” Sebastian Mühl and Ellen Wagner are guests in the Podcast Off_Line, the podcast of the Offenbach Academy of Art and Design. Moderation: Felix Kosok
The 7th biennial conference of the European Network for Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies was cancelled due to crisis. It should have taken place at KU Leuven on 17-19 Sept. 2020. The Book of Abstracts gives a glimpse on what would have been the conference and it includes, among many others, the abstract on “Crisis and Nostalgia: The Case of Contemporary Design” which would have been presented at the event.
Lecture „Probe, Übung, Test: Die Vorwegnahme von Zukunft in der Gegenwartskunst“ in the ring lecture “Digital and visual Utopias”, Alpen-Adria-University Klagenfurt, 16. June 2020.
Paper on „Moderna galerija: The national museum as a site of self-historicization“ at the 2020 International Conference “Curating the Contemporary in the Art Museum”, SMK – National Gallery of Denmark, and University of Copenhagen, 12-13 March 2020.
Paper on „Picturing Negativity. Contemporary Art after Revolution and Critique“ at the 5th International Conference for PhD Students and Recent PhD Graduates, University of Ljubljana, 12-13 September 2019.
Paper on „Equality in Colors. Dammi i Colori and the Postmonumental Painting of the Community“ at the Painting Politics Symposium 2019, Auckland Art Gallery Auditorium, Auckland, New Zealand, 26-27 July 2019.
Paper „On aesthetic indeterminacy“ at the TVAD Symposium 2019: Artists and the Philosophers We Love, Research group Theorising Visual Art and Design, School of Creative Arts, University of Hertfordshire, UK, 20-21 June 2019.
Panel on Reconstructing Truth and Falsety in Contemporary Art, at the ALP 2019 conference Truth, fiction, illusion – worlds & experience, Department of Media and Communications, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt and the APL | The Association for Philosophy and Literature, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, 1 June 2019.
Paper on “Reconciliation and its Discontents. The Reworking of Utopia in the Work of Isa Genzken” at the Nasher Prize Graduate Symposium in honor of 2019 Nasher Prize Laureate Isa Genzken. Moderated by Stephen Lapthisophon, keynote speaker Benjamin H.D. Buchloh, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, April 4, 2019.
Paper on „Post Utopian Forms. Re-working Utopia in Aesthetics and Contemporary Critical Theory“ at Yale German Department, Graduate Student Conference, Yale University, New Haven, February 15-16, 2019.
Vortrag von Sebastian Mühl im Rahmen der “Dienstagsgespräche” an der Fakultät Gestaltung Würzburg, FHWS Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften Würzburg-Schweinfurt, 16. Oktober 2018.
Lecture on “Utopia, History, and Art. Three brief examples on the revival of utopian thought in contemporary art” at the Graduate Student Art History Symposium at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Friday April 6, 2018. Keynote Address: Kristin Romberg, Assistant Professor of Art History, School of Art + Design, University of Illinois.