What is the potential of not-understanding (Nichtverstehen) for a critique of culture and subversive aesthetic strategies? How do forms of situational representation actualize this potential? These questions are addressed by ...read more
While the importance of ‘economic’ (i.e. en masse) copying by early 16th-century Netherlandish masters is widely accepted by art historians, the contribution of ‘creative’ copying to the art practice and theory before ...read more
At the heart of this doctoral research lies the blurring of the clear linearity between narration and trauma recovery, which forms the topic of emerging theoretical developments in both transcultural ...read more
Art historians continually use concepts of art, i.e., they continually distinguish between art and non-art. Before initiating their art historical inquiries, they have to decide which items are eligible for ...read more
ITEMP is a Dutch-Belgian cooperation, involving four promotors and two PhD students. The project’s objective is not only to publish two PhD dissertations, but also to publish a combined article by ...read more
This research focuses on the artistic strategies of Chinese socially-engaged art in the 21st century, which is conducted through an interdisciplinary methodology combining visual arts theories and performance studies.