Activities in 2008

February

Seminar by Dr. Tristan Weddigen at the Freie Universität Berlin on Textil: zur Ikonologie eines Mediums

Seminar by Dr. Tristan Weddigen at the Technische Universität Dresden on Textil: zur Ikonologie eines Mediums

March

Installation of the project at the University of Lausanne

April

Paper by Ass.-Prof. Dr. Tristan Weddigen at the University of Vienna on Ursprungsmythen des textilen Mediums in der frühen Neuzeit

Paper by Ass.-Prof. Dr. Tristan Weddigen at the University of Geneva on La trame de l’histoire: autoréflexion de l’image textile (Raphaël/Le Brun)

July

Appointment of lic. phil. Marco Costantini as Junior Researcher until February 2009

September

Seminar by Ass.-Prof. Dr. Tristan Weddigen at the University of Lausanne on Paragone, parallèle, querelle: le discours théorique, visuel et social de la comparaison depuis la Renaissance

October

Appointment of M. A. Barbara Caen as Assistant (SNSF)

Conference Kleidung im Bild. Zur Ikonologie dargestellter Gewandung at the Humboldt University in Berlin, chair by Ass.-Prof. Tristan Weddigen

November

Appointment of lic. phil. Tabea Schindler as Assistant (SNSF)

Application for an ERC Starting Grant

Paper by Ass.-Prof. Tristan Weddigen at the Renaissance-Kolloquium of the University of Leipzig on Die Fabrikation des Herrschers – Reflexionen über das textile Medium bei Raffael und Charles Le Brun

December

Workshop with dott.  Maria Ludovica Rosati (Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa) on Esotismo e chinoiserie. Influenze estremo orientali nell’arte tessile italiana del Medioevo (XIII–XIV secolo)