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See detailThe Art of Integration
Martiniello, Marco ULiege

Scientific conference (2009, May 27)

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See detailThe Art of Joaquin Torres-García: Constructive Universalism and the Inversion of Abstraction
Rommens, Aarnoud ULiege

Book published by Routledge (2016)

Intertwining art history, aesthetic theory, and Latin American studies, Aarnoud Rommens challenges contemporary Eurocentric revisions of the history of abstraction through this study of the Uruguayan ... [more ▼]

Intertwining art history, aesthetic theory, and Latin American studies, Aarnoud Rommens challenges contemporary Eurocentric revisions of the history of abstraction through this study of the Uruguayan artist Joaquín Torres-García. After studying and painting (for decades) in Europe, Torres-García returned in 1934 to his native home, Montevideo, with the dream of reawakening and revitalizing what he considered the true indigenous essence of Latin American art: "Abstract Spirit." Rommens rigorously analyses the paradoxes of the painter's aesthetic-philosophical doctrine of Constructive Universalism as it sought to adapt European geometric abstraction to the Americas. Whereas previous scholarship has dismissed Torres-García's theories as self-contradictory, Rommens seeks to recover their creative potential as well as their role in tracing the transatlantic routes of the avant-garde. Through the highly original method of reading Torres-García's artworks as a critique on the artist's own writings, Rommens reveals how Torres-García appropriates the colonial language of primitivism to construct the artificial image of "pure" pre-Columbian abstraction. Torres-García thereby inverts the history of art: this book teases out the important lessons of this gesture and the implications for our understanding of abstraction today. [less ▲]

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See detailArt of Taste and Aesthetics of Cooking
Von Hoffmann, Viktoria ULiege

in Anker, Susan; Flach, Sabine (Eds.) Molecular cuisine: The Politics of Taste (in press)

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See detailArt of Taste and Aesthetics of Cooking: A History
Von Hoffmann, Viktoria ULiege

Conference (2012, October 20)

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See detailThe 'Art of the States' Research Project: Performance Effects of Administrative Innovations in US State Governments
Markus, M. Lynne; Bui, Quang Neo; Jacobson, Dax D. et al

Poster (2012, September)

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See detailThe Art of the States. IT Governance and Organizational Performance in American State Governments.
Markus, M. Lynne; Bui, Quang Neo; Jacobson, D. Dax et al

Report (2014)

This report presents the results of a study of innovations in the organization and management of work activities. The research question addressed was whether and how administrative innovations contribute ... [more ▼]

This report presents the results of a study of innovations in the organization and management of work activities. The research question addressed was whether and how administrative innovations contribute to improving the performance of organizations, such as their efficiency and effectiveness and their ability to develop and deliver innovative products and services. More specifically, the study looked at the performance effects of innovations in the governance and management of information technology (IT) in the 50 American state governments. Governments everywhere are trying to improve efficiency and effectiveness, and IT is seen as a key factor in achieving that goal. But delivering IT projects and services in state government is an activity that has to be organized and managed efficiently and effectively in order for states to achieve the desired benefits of using IT. The study focused on how states currently govern IT, how and why they made changes in the way they govern IT, and the performance outcomes they achieved from changing their IT governance arrangements. Scientifically, the study aimed to test and extend current thinking about how, why, and how much administrative innovations, in general, and IT governance arrangements, in particular, can improve organizational performance. In order to make a strong test of current ideas, the study used different measurements and data collection procedures than prior studies and examined the research questions in the public sector context. By finding that some American state governments achieved IT-related performance improvements by changing their IT governance arrangements, this study increases confidence in the idea that administrative innovations are important to organizational success. The study also significantly extends current thinking about IT governance by sho wing that governance has two dimensions — 1) organizational structure and personnel management authority and 2) decision making influence — that can each affect organizational performance, but do not necessarily go together. This means that organizations may have more choices of how to design good IT governance than is typically thought. In addition to two familiar options (centralized and decentralized), the study explored the potential of two additional governance arrangements — 1) centralization-by-standardization and 2) decentralization-by-participation. Only the first of these additional alternatives (centralization-by-standardization) was observed in the 50 American states, raising the possibility that the second option (decentralization-by-participation) is an unexploited opportunity. Although future research will be necessary before confident recommendations for action can be made, the results of this research indicate that some states are already benefiting from adopting IT governance innovations, and that other states could possibly also do so. [less ▲]

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See detailArt on the lagoon: Eliasson at the Biennale of Venice
Szanto, Catherine ULiege; Gay, Fabrizio; Ballarin, Matteo

in Newman, Conor; Nussaume, Yann; Pedroli, Bas (Eds.) Landscape and Imagination. Towards a new baseline for education in a changing world (2013)

The Biennales of Venice are not limited to exhibitions in national pavilions. Every year artists and architects choose to confront the site and more specifically, the lagoon. In the edition of 2005, the ... [more ▼]

The Biennales of Venice are not limited to exhibitions in national pavilions. Every year artists and architects choose to confront the site and more specifically, the lagoon. In the edition of 2005, the artist O. Eliasson proposed an installation (Your black horizon, 2005) where the visitors left the wide expanse and intense light of the lagoon to enter a darkened enclosed space with subtle light effects. These aesthetic experiences enhanced the visitors’ perception of light by changing the usual spatiality and temporality of colour. We will analyze the role of memory in the rite of the visit, and look at how the museal strategies of the artist create a play with spatial memory and sense of orientation in relation to the outdoor space of the lagoon. [less ▲]

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See detailUn art paradoxal
Duchesne, Jean-Patrick ULiege

in Catalogue de l'exposition Alidor et Royer, caricatures politiques. Hommage à André Cools (1992)

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See detailL’art peut-il sauver la communication ? Analyse des pratiques art-thérapeutiques
Vandeninden, Elise ULiege

Scientific conference (2008, May 15)

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See detailArt public : entre pratiques sauvages et commandes officielles
Hagelstein, Maud ULiege

Conference given outside the academic context (2011)

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See detailArt public : entre pratiques sauvages et commandes officielles
Hagelstein, Maud ULiege

in Cahiers Nouveaux (Les) (2012), 81

L’expression «art public» désigne l’ensemble des oeuvres d’art qui ont été commandées, planifiées et exécutées en vue d’être placées dans un espace public. Partant de cette définition sommaire, on ... [more ▼]

L’expression «art public» désigne l’ensemble des oeuvres d’art qui ont été commandées, planifiées et exécutées en vue d’être placées dans un espace public. Partant de cette définition sommaire, on pourrait être tenté d’établir une différence entre un art public de commande et un art public plus sauvage : d’un côté, une instance publique souhaite qu’un artiste produise une oeuvre reflétant l’état d’esprit d’un environnement urbain donné et de ses habitants ; de l’autre, les artistes font des percées intempestives dans le paysage visuel de la ville – et ce, sans qu’on leur ait rien demandé. Cette distinction servirait une stratégie sans doute grossière visant à séparer au sein de l’espace public art de convenance et art subversif. Là où les uns essaieraient de rencontrer les goûts normés du citoyen moyen, les autres prendraient au contraire le risque de la désapprobation en déstabilisant les codes en vigueur et les normes esthétiques. Mais cette opposition entre art de convenance et art subversif constitue probablement un cliché grotesque. Aussi adoptera-t-on un point de vue plus fécond en montrant plutôt les contiguïtés entre l’art de commande et de l’art sauvage. Dans un cas comme dans l’autre, dès que les oeuvres d’art sont publiques, elles posent des problèmes spécifiques. Quels que soient les objectifs qui l’animent, dès qu’il franchit les murs de l’institution, du musée ou de la galerie, l’artiste prend un risque considérable. Et au fond, que sa proposition artistique soit autorisée ou illégale, d’un certain point de vue, le risque demeure. C’est ce qu’il s’agira ici d’identifier. [less ▲]

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See detailL'art public à Liège de 1830 à nos jours
Duchesne, Jean-Patrick ULiege

in Actes du colloque Art public dans l'Eurégio (1997)

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See detailL'art public en Province de Liège ; L'anti-Middelheim ; Huy ; Itinéraires dans le catalogue de l'exposition Art public-lieux publics. Etat des lieux. 3. Liège
Duchesne, Jean-Patrick ULiege

in Catalogue de l'exposition Art public-lieux publics. Etat des lieux. 3. Liège (1993)

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See detailL'art public
Duchesne, Jean-Patrick ULiege

in Nouvelles du Patrimoine (Les) (1998), 78

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See detailL'art public. Après 1945
Duchesne, Jean-Patrick ULiege

in Renardy, Christine (Ed.) Liège et l'exposition universelle de 1905 (2005)

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See detailL’art selon Akhénaton, une révolution dans la tradition et l’histoire de l’art pharaonique
Laboury, Dimitri ULiege

in Chappaz, Jean-Luc; Vandenbeusch, Marie (Eds.) Akhénaton et Néfertiti. Soleil et ombres des pharaons (2008)

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See detailL'art sonore et son exposition: un modèle d'hétérogénéité?
Eloy, Céline ULiege

Conference (2011, May)

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See detailThe art to talk on immigration: a state of emergency
Da Silva, Amanda Carolina ULiege

Conference (2017, June 29)

This paper intend to present the results of the state of emergency project. The project started in 2014 with a simple question: how researchers that work in immigration can communicate with civil society ... [more ▼]

This paper intend to present the results of the state of emergency project. The project started in 2014 with a simple question: how researchers that work in immigration can communicate with civil society outside the traditional academic channels? It is not only a matter of popularization of academic research, but mainly brings researchers into society, far from the academic walls. The answer to this question was the art and the spaces of culture. Art, and also cultural spaces have enormous potential, its could bring together different social groups and help researchers to be in society, and making their research accessible. In the society, debates on immigration are mostly dominated by media and political representations, what is also polarizing societies between solidarity and anti-immigration movement's. Therefore, the presence of researchers to discuss the immigration issue in society has become urgent. The state of emergency project had as a bases my research, “The borders of Nord-Pas-deCalais” (2014), and brought together two dancers, two acrobats, a scene director and a plastic artist. The project started from the assumption that art is a collective production, but artistic intention started with the individual consciousness on the issue the artist is focusing. It was adopted the artistic improvisation method to develop a spectacle and other tolls. In order to incorporate research on immigration into artistic production it was necessary to present and to appropriate the artists of basic concepts, but also carry out a fieldwork, that was developed during a month at the French border (Calais city). The methodology adopted by the artists consisted in a fieldwork. The project took two years to be concluded. The result was a dance spectacle, “Dites a ma mère que je suis la”, and a hybrid form of workshop that mixes the artistic and the methods of immigration research. I contrast, I developed during the project a multi-sited ethnography whit the artists. Where the main objective was to understand which impact the scientific knowledge on the issue could produce in artist's way to see immigration, and how this new approach could change the researcher and artist productions. [less ▲]

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