Nineteenth International Conference on the Arts in Society

  • 24-26 May 2024
  • Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea(Hybrid)


The Nineteenth International Conference on the Arts in Society is dedicated to the role of the arts in society, presenting ideas that connect the arts to their contexts in the world - in studios and theaters, on stage, in museums and galleries, in classrooms, in communities and on the streets.

The Nineteenth International Conference on the Arts in Society covers topics such as:

  • Arts Histories and Theories
    • Inertia and Stasis - The Power of Continuity and Change
    • Defining Aesthetics - From Inside or Outside
    • The Avant-Garde - The Creative, The Innovative, The New
    • Art History - Purpose and Pedagogy
    • Categorizing Genres - Naming and Classifying Art Forms
    • Arts Objects - Aura and Artifact
    • Voice - Negotiating Authenticity and Authority
    • Mimesis - Perspectives on the `Real` and `Representation`
  • Pedagogies of the Arts
    • Research Framing - Self-Inquiry or Collectible Inquiry
    • Ways of Seeing, Learning, And Knowing - Whose Perspective?
    • Maker and Critic - Teaching and Learning Arts Practices
    • Marking Boundaries - Student, Researcher and Teacher
    • Passive Learners to Active Participants
    • Crossing Disciplinary Borders - From Cultural Theory to Anthropology, Ethnography, Sociology and Beyond
    • Sense-Making - Connecting the Arts to Everyday Life
    • Online Cultures, Social Networks and eLearning
  • The Arts in Social, Political, and Community Life
    • Art of the Event - Exhibitions, Festivals, Biennales
    • Scales of Identity Making - Personal, Local, Regional, National, Global
    • Abilities and Disabilities - Access, Inclusion, Participation
    • Framing Boxes - Museums and galleries as Social Institutions
    • Business of Art - The Pressure of Art Markets
    • High and Low - Popular Culture and the Media
    • Ethical Considerations - Human Rights, Social Justice, and the Arts
    • Whose Art? - Public Arts, Collective Memory, Cultural Heritage
    • Inclusive Communities - Race, Identity, Gender
  • New Media, Technology, and the Arts
    • Speculative Imaginaries - The `Virtual` and the `Real`
    • Aesthetics of the Digital - Media and Mediation
    • Creative Industries - From Information to Data Societies
    • Future Bodies - Techno-Organic, Hybrid and Synthetic Subjects
    • Artificial Intelligence - The Craft of Data
    • Technological Mediums - Where is the Artist?
    • Tactical Media, Activism, and Hacktivism - (Re)Considering Agency


  • Hanyang University , 222 Wangsimni-ro, Seongdong-gu,, Seoul, South Korea

More Details

95-595 US Dollar (Estimated)
No exhibition
Common Ground Research Networks
Abstract submission deadline: 24 Apr 2024

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Education: Education Technologies & Methods
Science: Arts studies, Humanities

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