National Symposium on the 9th Art
Second edition, 2022: ‘Coopérations’

Friday, 18.11.2022
9am — 6pm

Under the heading ‘Coopérations’, this conference will explore the possibilities and forms of exchange between comics artists, their peers, the public and institutions, and reflect on changes to creative processes in the digital world.

In cooperation with the Lucerne School of Art and Design.

Venue: Kunstmuseum Basel

From 8:30am: Participants’ reception

9:00—9:10am: Welcoming speeches

Prof. Dr. Jacqueline Holzer, Dean of the Lucerne School of Art and Design
Dr. Beat von Wartburg, Director of the Christoph Merian Foundation, Basel

9:10—9:15am: Review of the 2019 National Symposium on the 9th Art

Anette Gehrig, Director and curator Cartoonmuseum Basel

9:15—9:45am: Part 1, Outlook and opportunities for the domain of the ninth art in a digital networked world

Andreas Platthaus, Head of Literature for the feature section of the newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and comics expert, Frankfurt (G)

9:45—11:00 am: Part 2, Comics as independent art with regard to mediation and added value

Prof. Dr. phil. Peter Gautschi, Head of master’s programme on history didactics and public teaching of history University of Teacher Education Lucerne
Prof. Dr. phil. Raphaël Baroni, Professor at Ecole de français langue étrangère de la Faculté des lettres de l’Université de Lausanne
Maïté Labat, Head of Production in the Audiovisual and Digital Mediation department at the Louvre, Paris (F)

11:00—11:30am: Break

11:30am—12:45pm: Comics in the digital world

Zoe Roellin, Artist, Lucerne
Clément Paurd, Artist and lecturer HEAD, Geneva
Ugo Pecoraio, Head of Communication Haus für elektronische Kunst, Basel, and expert in electronic art

12:45—2:00pm: Lunch

Kunstmuseum Basel, foyer

2:00—4:00pm: Part 3 Workshops

Comics artists going digital

Moderator: Orlando Budelacci, Vice Dean of the Lucerne School of Art and Design

Beyond imparting knowledge

Moderator: Judith Schifferle, Author and art mediator Cartoonmuseum Basel

Working in a network

Moderator: Anita Müller, Director of the Swiss Institute for Child and Youth Media (SIKJM), Zurich

4:00—5:00pm: Break, presentations and performances

5:00—6:00pm: Moderators’ closing presentations and subsequent discussion

6:00pm: End of conference

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Information and registration upon www.symposium-9te-kunst.ch