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Painting, Facture and Emotion

One day International Workshop of the French National Research Agency (ANR) Project «Visual Art and Emotion » (2010-2014)

Tuesday 20 May: 9am-7pm Collège de France 3 rue d’Ulm Paris

Organizer: Jérôme Pelletier (P.I project « Visual Art and Emotion », University of Brest and  Institut Jean-Nicod,

Language: English | Free Admission | No Registration Required



9h Jérôme Pelletier: Introduction

9h20 Stéphanie Dubal  & José Luis Ulloa Fulgeri  (Project « Visual Art and Emotion », Social and Affective Neuroscience Lab (SAN), Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle Epiniere (ICM)): “Using visuomotor priming to investigate aesthetic experience“

10h 20 Georges Roque (History and theory of visual arts, CRAL, EHESS): “Neo-impressionism Art and Technique; its Relationship to ‘Faktura‘”

11h20 Pause

11h 40 Alain Berthoz (Neuroscience, Collège de France): “Emotional sharing with the artwork: gesture, gaze, empathy“

12h40-14h  Lunch

14h Gregory Currie (Philosophy, University of York): “Marks on images in painting, photography and cinematography“

15h David Davies (Philosophy, McGill University): “Evidence of facture and the appreciative relevance of artistic activity“
16h Pause

16h20 Yolaine Escande (Project « Visual Art and Emotion», Chinese theory of arts, CRAL, CNRS): “Emotion and Brushstroke in Modern Chinese Aesthetics and Theory of Arts“

17h20 Dominic Lopes (Philosophy, University of British Columbia): “Implicit Multimodal Aesthetic Experience“

18h20 Stéphanie Dubal, Yolaine Escande and Jérôme Pelletier: General Discussion and Concluding Remarks