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Revising the past, reimagining the future

Conference

The conference takes place on Thursday 22 November at De Nieuwe Liefde
Please find the full program below.
For early bird tickets à 
€ 90,-  click here
For inquiries or more information please contact info@amsterdamart.com

We offer a discount for students, people in receipt of benefits and those on a low wage. Those who would like to attend can apply by email.

With: Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy (director Witte de With), Kenny Schachter (writer, curator and art dealer), Luise Faurschou (Faurschou Art Resources), Annette Schoenholzer (coach and consultant at Connect the Dots and former director of Art Basel), Patricia Kaersenhout (visual artist and activist) and many more


As the world changes, so does our relationship to the past that shaped it. We are entering a period in which culture is a battleground for wider social and political disputes. These battles will be played out not only in the creative and curatorial practices that shape the future, but also in revisions to the history of art: some neglected stories will be recovered and reclaimed, others suppressed. Through international trade, colonialism and liberalism the city of Amsterdam played a critical part in shaping the world we live in today as well as the cultural inheritance of the West. This provides a compelling starting point for a series of talks and discussions about the role of art in contemporary society, the rewriting of art history and the future of the art market.

Amsterdam Art and ArtReview join forces to offer art professionals the opportunity to join these discussions and come up with concrete suggestions about how to create an art history that reflects the values of a progressive society. Taking part in the conference are influential local and international artists, museum directors, critics, curators and collectors including Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy (director Witte de With), Kenny Schachter (writer, curator and art dealer), Luise Faurschou (Faurschou Art Resources), Annette Schoenholzer (coach and consultant at Connect the Dots and former director of Art Basel), Patricia Kaersenhout (visual artist and activist) and many more.



Amsterdam Art x ArtReview Conference* 
Revising the past, reimagining the future 
One-day conference


9:30 Walk-in and registration
10:00 Opening Conference
10:15 Panel discussion: New histories (institutional)
           Confirmed: Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy (director Witte de With), Imara Limon (curator Amsterdam Museum)
11:15 Keynote: Susan Pui San Lok and Sophie Orlando (leader and researcher of Black Artists & Modernism)
12:00 Lunch Break 
13:00 Panel discussion: New markets / private collections (commercial)
           Confirmed: Kenny Schachter (writer, curator and art dealer), Annette Schoenholzer (coach and consultant connecting the dots)
14:00 Pitches: New Solutions - Open Call
14:20 Keynote: Luise Faurschou (Faurschou Art Resources)
15:00 Coffee Break
15:30 Panel discussion: Different futures (educational/creative)
          Confirmed: Karen Archey (curator Stedelijk Museum), Patricia Kaersenhout (visual artist and activist) 
16:30 Closing 
 
Our Conference Chair is Stephanie Afrifa, curator and moderator in the arts and welfare industry.
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This conference is supported by the Municipality of Amsterdam 
 
*please note that this program is subject to change.