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CFP: The Road Less Traveled: An In-depth Exploration of Art Environments

Wednesday, July 27, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Jesse A. Fivecoate
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In partnership with the Kohler Foundation, the John Michael Kohler Arts Center is hosting the next NPS-NCPTT Divine Disorder conference on the preservation and interpretation of art environments, Sept. 26-28, 2017 in Sheboygan, WI. The events will coincide with JMKAC's 50th Anniversary exhibition of the same name.

This is a really interesting gathering that brings together ethnographers, vernacular architecture folks, art historians, historic preservationists, fine art conservators, archivists, and curators under the same roof to examine different methodologies and approaches to understanding and supporting these unique works of art, and the artists behind them. There is financial support available for speakers!

Call for Papers and Sessions

Those interested in presenting on recent research projects, critical studies, curatorial projects, and/or preservation projects related to the concept of art environments or the field of self-taught art should submit abstracts and/or propose sessions using the following guidelines:

200–250 word abstract for individual presentations
300–350 word abstract for session topics, including proposed speakers
Preference will be given to recent investigations, ideas, and projects, ideally referencing the last three years.

Only digital submissions will be accepted. Send to: roadlesstraveled@jmkac.org

Deadline for submissions is September 6, 2016.

Speakers and session chairs will be notified by November 1, 2016.

See information here: http://www.jmkac.org/roadlesstraveled.



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