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Without borders: the collection as a space for dialogue between objects of different provenance

Event info

  • today from 26/02/2018 to 01/03/2018
  • place Villa Vigoni
  • lock_outlineBy invitation
  • Coordination

    Dr. Cecilia Mazzetti di Pietralata, Chieti

    Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Oy-Marra, Mainz 

It is well known, that by entering into a collection objects and works of art are ascribed to a new meaning. This transformation in categorisation and significance doesn´t just happen by changing the spatial parameters of the object, but none the less by the new display, which puts the works in new vicinities with other objects. The upcoming PhD-Workshop aims to challenge these object-vicinities in early modern collections. We will particularly focussing on the dialogue between objects of different spatial and chronological origin, that in a way bears comparison with a “crossing of borders”.

Italian-German cooperation in the Humanities and Social Sciences (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft – Villa Vigoni)

Talk for graduates/post-graduates