Séance 8 – Curating the Arts of Islamicate Societies in the 21st Century – 15 mars

15 mars 2024 [séance en anglais et uniquement sur Zoom]

Curating the Arts of Islamicate Societies in the 21st Century
Michael Chagnon, curateur, musée de l’Aga Khan, Toronto, Canada

How do recent shifts in academic art history and museology inflect curatorial approaches to Islamicate visual and material culture? This presentation focuses on the challenges, and opportunities, that current orientations in the field offer for innovative interpretations of the arts of Islamicate societies in museums. Recent gallery interventions and exhibitions at the Aga Khan Museum will be introduced as case studies, illustrating how the institution approaches the display of contemporary and traditional art to address decentered art histories and cultural representation.

Michael Chagnon is Curator at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, where he has curated numerous exhibitions, mostly recently the widely acclaimed Rumi: A Visual Journey through the Life and Legacy of a Sufi Poet (2023), the multimedia installation Hakan Topal: The Golden Cage (2022), and the digitally enhanced exploration of Persian, Turkish, and South Asian manuscript illustration, Remastered (2020-21). A specialist of painting and the arts of the book from the early modern Persianate cultural sphere, Dr. Chagnon has held previous curatorial posts at the Brooklyn Museum, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and Japan Society (New York).  He received his Ph.D. from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University in 2015.


Infos pratiques (English text below)

Pour permettre au plus grand nombre de suivre le séminaire, celui-ci se déroulera cette année en mode hybride.

  • Périodicité : 1er et 3e vendredi du mois, du 17 novembre 2023 au 7 juin 2024
  • Horaires : 15:00-17:00
  • Lieu : Salle B03_18, 54 bd Raspail 75006 Paris
  • Visioconférence : Zoom

Attention : Vous ne pourrez pas accéder à ce séminaire sans avoir préalablement déposé une demande via le lien suivant : https://participations.ehess.fr/demandes/__nouvelle__?seminaire=679.

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Practical info

The seminar will be held in hybrid mode to allow as many people as possible to attend.

Frequency: 1st and 3rd Friday of the month, from November 17, 2023 to June 7, 2024
Schedule: 3 to 5pm
Location: Room B03_18, 54 bd Raspail 75006 Paris (capacity: 12 seats)
Videoconference: Zoom

Please note: You will not be able to attend this seminar without first submitting a request via the following link: https://participations.ehess.fr/demandes/__nouvelle__?seminaire=679.

Please submit the application no later than 72 hours before the first session. The application is valid for the whole year and it can be made at any time.

Before each session, we will send a confirmation message to those who will be onsite, and the link to the videoconference room for those who will be online.

For more information, please contact us at the following address: arvimm.groupe(at)gmail.com



Citer ce billet
arvimm (2024, 2 mars). Séance 8 – Curating the Arts of Islamicate Societies in the 21st Century – 15 mars. ARVIMM. Consulté le 25 mai 2024, à l’adresse https://doi.org/10.58079/vxyp