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August 15, 2022

ICEE SESSIONS AT THE 2022 ICOM GENERAL CONFERENCE IN PRAGUE

ICEE SESSIONS
AT THE 2022 ICOM GENERAL CONFERENCE IN PRAGUE

Monday, August 22, 2022, 16:00 – 17:30 (Block A), Location: Club E

Creating Sustainable Exchanges for All

Organizers
ICEE, ICOM LAC, ICOM Mexico, ICOM Spain
Moderator
Gabriela Gil, President, ICOM Mexico
Primary Language
Spanish. Simultaneous translations in English and French will be available.
Session Format: Hybrid

Session Description
Museums and exhibition organizers face profound challenges in their efforts to stay relevant despite the pandemic’s impact. Museums, science centers in the Ibero-American space are no exception.
For this session, ICEE, ICOM LAC, ICOM Mexico, and ICOM Spain invite you to reflect, present experiences and challenges related to the needs for professional development and institutional strengthening that embrace the adoption of technologies in an effort to minimize inequalities and maximize the contribution of museums to economic growth, and social wellbeing in their communities.

Speakers

  • Stay Relevant: Interdisciplinary Exhibitions and Exchange for a Sustainable Future. By Feng-Ying Ken, Professor & Dean, the Graduate Institute of Conservation of Cultural Relics and Museology, Tainan National University of the Arts. Tainan City, Taiwan; and Shin-Chieh Tzeng, Associate Professor & Head, the Graduate Institute of Conservation of Cultural Relics and Museology Tainan National University of the Arts. Tainan City, Taiwan. (on-site).
    • A Museum on the top of the Hills: The Museum of self-constructed a place for social justice and sustainable for Bogota. By Claudia Marcela Velandia Pirazan, Curator. Bogotá, Colombia (on-site).
    • Cross-National” Dialogue: Using three exhibitions on the topics of art, craft and technology, ‘From My Fingers’, ‘Femi-Flow’ and ‘The Herstory of Abstraction in East Asia’ as example. By Peng Kang-Chia, Ph D. Student of Arts Management and Cultural Policy Department, National Taiwan University of Arts. New Taipei City, Taiwan. (on-site).
    • Ibero-American Museums and the wellbeing of their communities – Good practices in the dimension on sustainability. By Mônica Barcelos, Technical Unit Coordinator, Ibermuseums Programme. Lisbon, Portugal. (on-site)
    • Lending and Borrowing for International Exhibitions During the COVID-19 Crisis. By Chin-Ssu Cheng, Research Assistant, National Museum of Taiwan History. Tainan, Taiwan. (on-site)
    • Museum of Rural Life, Museums and Sustainability. By Gemma Carbó Ribugent, Director, Museum of Rural Life, L’Espluga de Francoli, Spain. (Remote)

Tuesday, August 23, 2022, 14:30 – 16:00 (Block B, Location: South Hall 2B

Marketplace of Exhibitions

Organizer
ICEE
Primary Language
English. Simultaneous translations in Spanish and French will be available.
Session Format: Hybrid.

Session Description
The Marketplace of Exhibitions provides ICOM members with the opportunity to network with institutions who may be interested in hiring an exhibition or collaborating in a future exhibition project.
The session includes a series of 5-minute pitches on Natural History and Science & Technology, and/or Art and Culture exhibitions for which registered presenters are seeking venues or a partner or multiple partners.
The program includes newly developed exhibitions and exhibition ideas currently in development.
Speakers
A total of nineteen speakers from different museum fields.

Tuesday, August 23, 16:30 – 18:00 (Block C), Location: South Hall 2A

Just and Committed, Collecting, Curating, and Exchanging for Tomorrow

Organizers
ICEE, IC Ethics, COMCOL, ICOM US
Moderator
Julie Leclair, ICEE Board Member
Primary Language
English. Simultaneous translations in Spanish and French will be available.
Session Format: Hybrid.

Session Description
In a time of social and political division, growing concerns about the climate, environmental degradation and demographic change, many museums and exhibition organizers increasingly see themselves challenged to play a role in complex questions of racism, inequality, health and wellbeing, placemaking and active citizenship.
During our joint session, we will together with our members reflect and discuss the ethical challenges involved in museum collections, curatorial processes, and exhibition exchange when thinking of a different tomorrow.

Speakers

  • Reimagining Exhibitions and Touring Models for a Sustainable Future. By Dana Andrew, Professional Development Manager, TEG (Touring Exhibitions Group), United Kingdom; Beimote Etim, Principal Policy Officer education officer/assistant curator, Currency Museum of the Central Bank of Nigeria; Lucimara Letelier, Gestora Cultural e de Museus, Arts & Culture Management and Consultancy. (on-site).
  • The Candidacy for a New UNESCO Chair on Futures Literacy at the Museum of Tomorrow, Brazil. By Fabio Rubio Scarano, Professor of Ecology at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. (virtual).
  • Co-Creating an Afro Museum in Colombia: a matter of historical recognition, negotiation and excitement. By Julián Roa Triana, Advisor – Museology. Museo Nacional de Colombia. Bogotá, Colombia. (on-site).
  • Ethics in Science and Technology Museums: Focusing on Interaction and Digitization. By Mehran Norouzi, Curator, Iran National Museum of Science and Technology (INMOST). Tehran, Iran (on-site)
  • Memories to Survive: The role Museums at the Aftermath of Wartime By María Susana Victoria Uribe, Technical Coordinator at the Culture and Tourism Office in Toluca City, Mexico(on-site).

ICEE Off-site Event at Kunsthalle Praha

ICOM ICEE and Kunsthalle Praha: The Power of Exhibition Exchange
In Collaboration with Kunsthalle Praha

Primary Language
English.

Format: In-Person

Event Description
ICEE teams up with the newest museum in Prague – Kunsthalle Praha – for an offsite day filled with behind the scenes and ‘the making off’ tours, inspiring presentations and plenty of moments to network with your international colleagues. Kunsthalle Praha is a brand-new art space on Prague’s cultural map, located in a former Transformation Station and with a stunning view over the old city. A perfect fit for the ICEE off-site meeting, as new energy, ideas and connections are also central to ICEE’s mission.

Program
12:00 – 13:15 Networking Lunch
13:15 – 14:30 Welcoming Remarks
13:30 – 15:00 Keynote Presentation and Panel Session
15:00 – 15:30 Networking Coffee Break
15:30 – 17:30 Exhibitions and Behind the Scenes tours
17:30 – 19:30 Evening Reception & Networking

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