Exploring how the reproduction of fine art imagery through the intimate hand-held form of stereoscopy has affected our understanding of both forms of art, the display raises questions about realism central to the nineteenth-century arts. This seminar will provide an opportunity to share research on the works in the display, and to consider the relationship between stereoscopes and fine art.
‘A Poor Man's Picture Gallery’
Denis Pellerin, Curator
‘Photography, cultural heritage and the expanding historical imagination’
Professor Elizabeth Edwards, Director, Photographic History Research Centre, De Montfort University
‘Inside the Sepia Cube: stereoscopic photographs of sculptures as ideal exhibition space’
Dr Patrizia di Bello, Lecturer in History and Theory of Photography, Birkbeck, University of London
Tea and biscuits
'The Death of Chatterton'
Professor Lindsay Smith, English, Sussex Centre for the Visual
‘Knowledge in 3D: the art and science of the real’
Dr Kelley Wilder, Reader in Photographic History, Photographic History Research Centre, De Montfort University
‘Living Pictures for All: Realism, Art and Stereoscopy’
Professor John Plunkett, Associate Professor, Department of English, University of Exeter
Chaired by Professor Lynn Nead, Pevsner Chair Of History Of Art, Birkbeck, University of London