Programme

Day 1: Friday 19th October
9.00 – 9.45 Registration
9.45 – 10.00 Welcome
10.00 – 11.30 Panel One: The Visually Discursive Bible
Dr. Sheona Beaumont – Theologies of Realism: Photography in Three Modern Bibles
Dr. Amanda Dillon – Bible Journalling and the New Illuminators
Professor Ben Quash – The Visual Commentary on Scripture: Principles and Platforms
11.00 – 11.30 Tea break
11.30 – 12.30 Roundtable with Maciej Urbanek’s HS and a Theology of Installation
Right Revd Dr. Martin Warner, Bishop of Chichester
Maciej Urbanek, Artist
Jonathan Anderson, Associate Professor of Art, Biola University
12.30 – 1.30 Lunch
1.30 – 3.00 Panel Two: Contemporary Visual Theology in Performance and Participation
Liz Crichton – Can Participatory Art Bring Renewed Faith, Hope and Love to Contemporary Christian Communities?
Revd Martin Poole and Revd Dr. Stephen Roberts – Public Liturgical Theology through Community and Public Art
Lucy Newman Cleeve – Stations of the Cross & Stations of the Resurrection: Case Study of a Collaboration with Mark Dean and Lizzi Kew Ross
3.00 – 3.15 Tea break
3.15 – 4.15 Panel Three: Figures of Incarnation in the Modern World
Ewan King – Incarnation, the Virgin & the Visual Artist as Theologian: Marian imagery by David Jones
Dr. Amitai Mendelsohn – Maurycy Gottlieb and Adi Nes: Perspectives on Jesus
4.15 – 5.15 Keynote Lecture
Professor John Harvey – ‘The Hearing Ear and the Seeing Eye’: Transformative Listening to the Biblical Image
6.00 – 7.00 Drinks Reception and Introduction to the Otter Art Collection with Prof Gill Clarke, Otter Campus, University of Chichester
7.30 Dinner at the Chapel of the Ascension, Otter Campus, University of Chichester
9.00 Installation of Lavant (Part I) by Sara Mark in the Chapel with Compline
Day 2: Saturday 20th October
8.30 – 9.00 Short Tour of the Art Works in Chichester Cathedral with Revd Canon Dr. Anthony Cane
9.00 – 9.30 Registration
9.30 – 11.00 Panel Four: European Commissioning
Lilia Sokolova – Post-Secular Space: Contemporary Art in Old Active Churches in Germany
Dr. Lieke Wijnia – Picturing the Divine: A Sea of Red in the Oude Kerk in Amsterdam
Dr. Jonathan Koestlé-Cate – A Sacred Art of the State: Commissioning in France
11.00 – 11.30 Tea break
11.30 – 1.00 Panel Five: Inherited Visual Theologies and Institutional Cross-Currents
Dr. Brian Murray – Protestant Travellers in Rome and the Legacies of the Apostolic Church, 1840–1870
Dr. Gareth Atkins – “So Great a Cloud of Witnesses”: Saints, Stained Glass and Ecclesiastical Ancestry in the Nineteenth Century
Revd Canon Dr. Joanna Collicutt – ‘The Stripping of the Altars’: Frederic Leighton and the Modern Shift from Religious Devotion to Aesthetic Veneration
1.00 – 2.00 Lunch
2.00 – 3.30 Panel Six: Pre-Raphaelite Theologies and the Victorian Imagination
Dr. Farrukh Rafiq – William Holman Hunt and Victorian Religious Identity
Katherine Hinzman – Love Between Worlds: The Theological Aesthetic of Edward Burne-Jones
Dr. Flora Armetta – George MacDonald, Julia Margaret Cameron, and the Spiritual Photograph
3.30 – 3.50 Tea break
3.50 – 4.50 Panel Seven: Clerical Theologies and Visual Ambivalence
Dr. Harriet O’Neill and Father John Dickson – The Chapel at Royal Holloway: a Case Study
Dr. Marjorie Coughlan – The ‘Sacred Pastoral’ as the Manifestation of Spirituality in Bishop Giles’s Work
4.50 – 5.50 Keynote Lecture
Revd Dr. Ayla Lepine – Love and Wonder: Contemporary Art in Dialogue with Medieval Cathedrals
5.50 – 6.00 Closing remarks
6.00 – 7.00 Wine reception and viewing of Lavant (Part II) by Sara Mark, and Biblos installation by Sheona Beaumont, in the Bishop’s Chapel, The Palace
7.00 Close

 
Banner image: Sir Edward Burne-Jones, Angels Leading the Flight to Egypt, 1862, St Michael and All Angels, Brighton.