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Image : Image Contagion – A collaboration between Artl@s, EnHerit (, and K. Bender (

Thursday, June 13

Amphithéâtre Rataud

9:30 – 9:45 – Tea and Coffee

10:00 – 10:15


10:15 – 11:00

Image Contagions
Béatrice Joyeux-Prunel, École normale supérieure-PSL

11:15 – 11:45

Active Diagrams: Reconsidering Visual Representations of Networks in Avant-Garde Magazines of the 1920s
Gábor Dobó and Merse Pál Szeredi, Petőfi Literary Museum–Kassák Museum

11:45 – 12:15

Regional Cohesion and the Centrality of the Arts Maximilian Schich, UT Dallas

14:00 – 14:30

Patterns of Transregional and Transnational Circulations in American Women Artists’ Professional Networks
Catherine Dossin, Purdue University

14:30 – 15:00

Paths of (French) Glory. The Visual and Physical Circulation of Matsukata’s Confiscated Collection (1944-1959) (Léa Saint-Raymond, Collège de France, and Maxime Georges Métraux, Sorbonne Univ. / Galerie Hubert Duchemin)

15:15 – 15:45

Raphael All Over: Mapping and Qualifying Originals and Copies
Marco Jalla, Université de Genève

15:45 – 16:15

New York, Latin America, Barcelona. On Geolocating a Portapak as Means to Historicize Relational Networks
Pablo Santa Olalla, Univ. de Barcelona, MoDe(s)

16:30 – 17:00

Images of Political Leaders in Circulation in Africa.
A Digital Cognitive Approach

Sophie Bodénès-Cohen, ENS, CogMaster


A Formal Ontology for the description and contextualization of iconographical representations
Nicola Carboni, University of Zurich

17:30 – 18:00

Side by Side: Al Freeman’s Art History
Taylor Walsh, Museum of Modern Art, New York

Friday, June 14

Amphithéâtre Rataud

9:30-9:45 – Tea and Coffee

10:00 – 11:00 Keynote Address

Time Machine Europe
Frédéric Kaplan, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne

Replica: Looking for Patterns in Big Digital Artwork Databases
Isabella di Leonardo & Benoît Seguin, ÉPFL

11:15 – 11:45

Tracking Venus Through the Ages. Deep Learning and the Study of Long-Term Iconological Circulations
Mathieu Aubry, École des Ponts ParisTech, Xi Shen, École des Ponts ParisTech, Oumayma Bounou, École nationale des Chartes, K. Bender, Independent Researcher, and Béatrice Joyeux-Prunel, ENS-PSL

11:45 – 12:15

Reddit “Place”. A Warburgian Case Study in Image Circulation and Affective Afterlife in Collective Online Art
Philipp Wüschner, Freie Universität Berlin

14:00 – 14:30

Beyond Text. Retracing Artistic Shapes Through Computer Vision
Tino Mager, Delft Univ. of Technology

14:30 – 15:00

Visual Style in Two Network Era Sitcoms
Taylor Arnold and Lauren Tilton, Univ. of Richmond

15:15 – 15:45

EUROPEANA: Looking at a screen on cultural heritage, art, and remembrance
Idalina Conde, ISCTE-IUL University Institute of Lisbon

15:45 – 16:15

Aby Warburg’s Mnemosyne Atlas as Art Historical Method
Allison Leigh, Univ. of Louisiana, Lafayette

16:15 – 16:45

Dangerous Dematerialization: Countering Techno-Utopianism with Material Specificity
Alexander M. Strecker, Duke University, Durham, NC

17:00- 18:00

Closing Discussion.

Moderation: Paula Barreiro-Lopez, Université Grenoble-Alpes, Laboratoire LARHRA

18:00 – 19:30
Artl@s’ 10th Anniversary Celebration


A Conference organized by Artl@s (, with the support of the Laboratoire d’excellence TransferS (programme Investissements d’avenir ANR-10-IDEX-0001-02 PSL and ANR-10-LABX-0099,, the Département d’histoire et Théorie des Arts, ENS ( and the Institut d’Histoire moderne et contemporaine (ENS/CNRS:, and the Laboratoire de Recherche Historique Rhône-Alpes (LARHRA,, in collaboration with the project MoDe(s)2 – Modernidad(es) Descentralizada(s): arte, política y contracultura en el eje transatlántico durante la Guerra Fría (Universitat de Barcelona, ref. HAR2017-82755-P).


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