This two-day symposium explores Pop beyond the mainstream. This event engages with new research in different fields and geographies to rethink orthodoxies as well as develop new interpretations of ‘Pop’

Global Pop symposium – Day 1: morning session

The morning session of the first day of the Global Pop conference included talks by Monia Abdallah, Michael Asbury, Fernanda Lopes Torres, Giulia Lamoni, Elize Mazadiego and a question and answer session chaired by Kalliopi Minioudaki.

Global Pop symposium – Day 1: early afternoon session

Global Pop symposium – Day 1: late afternoon session

Global Pop symposium – Day 2: morning session

Global Pop symposium – Day 2: early afternoon session

Global Pop symposium – Day 2: late afternoon session

The full Global Pop symposium programme was as follows:

Day 1: Thursday 14 March 2013

Morning session

10.15–10.30 Welcome and introduction by Nicholas Serota
10.30–10.50 Monia Abdallah on Spiritual pop in the Middle East
10.50–11.10 Michael Asbury – Raymundo Colares: Hybridity is a Myth
11.10–11.30 Fernanda Lopes Torres – Antonio Dias: ‘popist Underdevelopment’
11.30–11.50 Giulia Lamoni – Babies, Boxes, Militaries and Coca-cola: Brazilian female artists and ‘Pop’
11.50–12.10 Elize Mazadiego – Pop, Dematerialized: Argentina’s critical engagement in Pop Art
12.10–12.50 Q&A chaired by Kalliopi Minioudaki

Early afternoon session

13.50–14.10 Katarzyna Cytlak – Monumental Forks and Cosmic Cities: Pop Architecture in the Soviet Bloc
14.10–14.30 Marko Ilic – Made in Yugoslavia: Negotiations of Socialist-Consumerism in the ‘New Art Practice’
14.30–14.50 Dávid Fehér – “Where is the Light?” Transformations of Pop Art in Hungary
14.50–15.10 Andrea Euringer-Bátorová Altar/Objects, Labyrinth/Environment: In the middle of the artwork – artwork as an interactive space
15.10–15.40 Q&A chaired by David Crowley

Late afternoon session

16.10–16.30 Liam Considine on Atelier populaire, Paris
16.30–16.50 Syrago Tsiara on Greek pop art
16.50–17.10 Rachel Jans on René Block’s gallery
17.10–17.40 Q&A chaired by Walter Grasskamp
17:40 End

Day 2: Friday 15 March 2013

Morning session

10.30–10.40 Welcome and intro by Marko Daniel and Jessica Morgan
10.40–11.25 Walter Grasskamp-Keynote
11.25–11.55 Kalliopi Minioudaki on Pop and Gender
11.55–12.25 David Crowley on Cinema as the expression of Pop in Eastern Europe
12.25–13.00 Q&A chaired by Jessica Morgan

Early afternoon session

14.00–14.30 Anna Kolos on Pop in Eastern Europe
14.30–15.00 Teresa Millet on Pop in Spain
15.00–15.30 Reiko Tomii to address Pop in Japan

Late afternoon session

16.00–16.30 Mercedes Trelles-Hernandez on Latin American Pop
16.30–17.00 Zheng Shengtian on Pop in China
17.00–17.45 Q&A chaired by Marko Daniel