CONF: Mythos Orient (Oberhofen, 12 June 2015)

Mythos Orient. Architektur und Ornament im Zeitalter des Orientalismus
12 June 2015 — Schloss Oberhofen (Schweiz)
Registration deadline: Jun 8, 2015
PROGRAMM
8.45-9.00 Registration
9.00-9.15 Christina Fankhauser (Stiftung Schloss Oberhofen)/Francine Giese (Universität Zürich): Opening Remarks
Section I: Oriental Visions (Chair: Ariane Varela Braga, Universität Zürich)
9.15-9.45 Mercedes Volait (InVisu/CNRS-INHA, Paris): De quelques représentations figurées des intérieurs du Caire au XIXe siècle (Keynote Speaker)
9.45-10.15 Romain Siegenfuhr (Musée du Quai Branly, Paris): Les photographies du Caire peintes par Willem de Famars Testas
10.15-10.45 Richard Parisot (Université de Franche-Comté, Besançon): Architecture(s) du Caire au prisme des récits de voyageuses germanophones au XIXe siècle
Coffee break
Section II: Architecture – Cairo (Chair: Silvia Naef, Université de Genève)
11.15-11.45 Elke Pflugradt-Abdel Aziz (Düsseldorf): Carl von Diebitsch (1819- 1869): Moorish style as state-of-the-art architecture in nineteenth century Cairo (Keynote Speaker)
11.45-12.15 Tarek Ibrahim (Humboldt Universität, Berlin): Palace, Exhibition Space, Hyperreality: The Architecture(s) of Shepheard’s Hotel in Cairo
Lunch
Section III: Architecture – Transmission (Chair: Francine Giese, Universität Zürich)
14.00-14.30 Solmaz Kive (University of Colorado, Denver): On the Footsteps of the Cairo Street
14.30-15.00 Vincenza Garofalo (Università degli Studi di Palermo): Mameluke Reproductions. Survey and Analysis of Tombs in the Cemetery of Sant’Orsola in Palermo
15.00-15.30 Andrea Lermer (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München): Transfers von Kairo nach Dresden: Zu den islamischen Vorbildern der Tabak- und Cigarettenfabrik Yenidze, ihrer medialen Vermittlung und formalen Adaption
Coffee break
Section IV: Ornament (Chair: Silvia Naef, Université de Genève)
16.00-16.30 Rémi Labrusse (Université Paris Ouest-La Défense, Paris): Tectonique islamique: un paradigme pour l’ornement au XIXe siècle (Keynote Speaker)
16.30-17.00 Ariane Varela Braga (Universität Zürich): Owen Jones et la perspective orientale
17.00-17.30 Leïla el-Wakil (Université de Genève): Le hall des guichets du Banque Misr au Caire (1924-1927)
Section V: Selamlik (Chair: Jürg Schweizer, Stiftung Schloss Oberhofen)
17.30-18.00 Francine Giese (Universität Zürich): The Oberhofen Selamlik. A Cairene mandara made in Switzerland
18.00-18.30 Hermann Häberli/Annette Löffel (Häberli Architekten AG, Bern): Instandstellung und Restaurierung Selamlik, 2010-2013, rauchfrei auf tragfähigem Boden
18.30-19.00: Visit of the Selamlik
19.00 Opening of the exhibition „Mythos Orient. Ein Berner Architekt in Kairo“
Admission is free. Registration is required under: www.transculturalstudies.ch
How to get to Oberhofen Castle
By public transportation:
Bus Nr. 21/25 from Thun train station, bus stop „Oberhofen Dorf”
By car: A1 direction Bern, A6 direction Interlaken, -> Exit Thun Nord -> direction Gunten
http://www.schlossoberhofen.ch

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