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Invitation for the public:
JAPONISME IN GLOBAL AND LOCAL CONTEXT
International conference
Castle Garden Bazaar, Budapest | 2 – 3 March 2017

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Venue and date: Várkert Bazár (The Castle Garden Bazaar), Budapest, Hungary, 2–3 March 2017
Registration deadline: 24 February 2017 for participants from EU / 21 February 2017 for participants from outside of the EU
Invitation for the public:
JAPONISME IN GLOBAL AND LOCAL CONTEXT
(International conference | Castle Garden Bazaar, Budapest | 2 – 3 March 2017)

Dear Colleagues,
Under the curatorial coordination of the Ferenc Hopp Museum of Asiatic Arts, Budapest, an exhibition entitled Geishas by the Danube – the Influence of Japanese Culture on Hungarian Art is held between the 15th of December 2016 and the 12th of March 2017 at Várkert Bazár (The Castle Garden Bazaar) in Budapest, Hungary. The exhibition draws relations between Hungarian modern art, the phenomenon of Japonisme in Western cultures, and classical and modern Japanese art. The exhibition has been realized in a cooperation between KogArt (Kovács Gábor Art Foundation), the Ferenc Hopp Museum of Asiatic Arts, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Hungarian National Gallery, the Museum of Applied Arts, all located in Budapest, as well as various other public and private collections in Hungary.

The goal of the Ferenc Hopp Museum of Asiatic Arts is to provide an international forum for critical reception and professional discussion of the new exhibition’s topic. Since our aim is being supported by The Japan Foundation, we are proud to announce that an international symposium entitled Japonisme in Global and Local Context will be held at the exhibition venue on 2–3 March 2017. We would like to provide an opportunity to link and synchronize research projects and materials that could lead to a broader understanding of the phenomenon of Japonisme with a focal point on the Central and Eastern European region. Papers related to the symposium’s topic in the fields of Japanese Studies, Art History, Theatre Studies, Visual Studies and International Relations will be presented by specialists from different countries. The program will begin at 9AM and end at 6PM both days, with short coffee breaks and a one hour break for lunch. The official language of the conference is English.

PARTICIPATION AT THE CONFERENCE
A registration via e-mail and the transfer of the participation fee (20 EURO | 5000 HUF) is needed for all participants of the conference. There will be no possibility to register for the conference at the time and venue of the conference.

Your program fee includes:
-Participation at the conference through 2-3 March
-An English-language guided tour of the accompanying exhibition, Geishas by the Danube
-Free entrance to the exhibition throughout the duration of the conference
-Published booklet of abstracts from all participating speakers
-Refreshments served during coffee breaks

To confirm participation, please pay the 20 € | 5000 HUF conference program fee by the following dates:
-For participants from the EU, please pay by February 24
-For participants from outside of the EU, please pay by February 21

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To confirm participation, we kindly direct you to the following details for payment of the 20 € / 5000 HUF conference program fee:
NAME (ACCOUNT NAME) AND ADDRESS OF THE ACCOUNT HOLDER:
Szépművészeti Múzeum
HUNGARY - Budapest, 1146 Dózsa György út 41.
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(ACCOUNT WITH INSTITUTION)
Magyar Államkincstár
HUNGARY - Budapest, 1139 Váci út 71.
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HU93 1003 2000 0142 5114 0000 0000
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We hope to meet you in Budapest in March,
Organizing Committee
Ferenc Hopp Museum of Asiatic Arts

 





Hopp Museum’s garden revamped

The world traveller and art collector Ferenc Hopp bought the villa that houses the Ferenc Hopp Museum of Asiatic Arts from József Knorr in 1885. He furnished the building, which was constructed based on Géza Györgyi’s architectural design, with artefacts he collected during his travels, and, inspired by Oriental gardens he had the villa’s courtyard landscaped by the gardener Ignácz Starek. During his first round the world trip (1882-1883) Ferenc Hopp visited the botanic park of the town of Buitenzorg on the Island of Java, which he praised profusely in the letters he sent home. At the time the oldest botanic garden of Southeast Asia already had some 900 different species of plants arranged combining the principles of the English landscape garden with the Southeast Asian style. It was probably because of the impression the fascinating park made on him that he decided to have his villa’s garden designed using exotic plants and Oriental artefacts. He named the building, in which he created his own version of an Oriental atmosphere, Buitenzorg Lodge. The garden was home to works of art from the three main religions, Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism, as well as objects evoking the characteristic design of regions loved the most by Hopp, i.e. India, China and Japan.
The landscape garden has changed significantly since then and welcomes visitors with renewed walkways and plants while exuding a special ambiance with restored garden artefacts. The inscription of the Moon Gate conveys the good wishes of Ferenc Hopp that are also shared by the museum:
“Let joy flow infinitely through my gate,
Let eternal mirth flourish around my entrance.”

 

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Conference programme

 

JAPONISME IN GLOBAL AND LOCAL CONTEXT
CONFERENCE PROGRAMME
Venue of the conference on both days: Várkert Bazár, Testőrpalota (Castle Garden Bazaar, Palace of the Guards), Budapest, Ybl Miklós tér 2.

Day I. – 02.03.2017

8:15 – 9:00     Registration

9:00    Welcome speech by Tada Sanae, director of the Japan Foundation Budapest Office
9:15    Introductory paper by Györgyi Fajcsák, director of the Ferenc Hopp Museum of Asiatic Arts:
Japoniserie Scenes at Eszterháza/Hungary - Wallpaintings from the Mid-18th Century

10:00 – 10:30     Coffee break

10:30 – 12:25    Session I “Ideologies, Identities, Geopolitics”
10:30 – 11:00 Piotr Spławski: Recourse to Otherness to Empower the Self: Japonisme at the Service of Polish Nationalist Ideologies
11:00 – 11:30 Katalin Gellér: Japonism as a Transnational and National Category of Style
11:30 – 11:50 Magdalena Piotrowska: ”Postpartition Circumstances” in Research on Japanese Art in Poland Using the Example of Ukiyo-e Woodblock Prints
11:50 – 12:10 Ildikó Farkas: Japonism in Local Context: Turanism – An Ideological and Political Inspiration for Oriental Interest in Hungary
12:10 – 12:25 Discussion

12:30 – 14:00     Lunch break

14:00 – 15:25   Session II “Local and Global Japonisme I.”
14:00 – 14:30 Ricard Bru: Local Japonisme in a Global Context: The Catalan Case
14:30 – 14:50 Svitlana Shiells: U-Turn: Japonisme in Ukrainian and Russian Fin de Siècle Art
14:50 – 15:10 Radu Leca: Staggered Diffusion: Towards a History of Romanian Japonisme
15:10 – 15:25 Discussion

15:30 – 16:00     Coffee break

16:00 – 17: 30     Guided tour at the exhibition Geishas by the Danube – the Influence of Japanese Culture on Hungarian Art

Day II. – 03.03.2017

9:00 – 10:45     Session I “Inspiring Art Forms from Japan”
9:00 – 9:30  Yuko Ikeda: The Impact of Katagami (Japanese Paper Stencils): A Hybrid Example of Japonisme
9:30 – 9:50  Widar Halén: Frida Hansen’s Japonisme and the Weaving Renaissance in the North
9:50 – 10:10 Dóra Sitkei: The Korean Origins and the Western Reception of Japanese Raku Ceramics
10:10 – 10:30 Vibeke Waallann Hansen: Designing Nordic Nature - Japanese Aesthetic and the Influence on Painting and Graphic Arts in the Nordic Countries 1880-1918
10:30 – 10:45 Discussion

10:45 – 11:15        Coffee break

11:15 – 12:40     Session II “Local and Global Japonisme II.”
11:15 – 11:45 Markéta Hánová: Beyond the Exotic Horizon: Japanese Models for Modernist Artists in Central Europe
11:45 – 12:05 Mirjam Dénes: Beyond Hokusai and Bing: Visual Source Usage of Hungarian Japonisme
12:05 – 12:25 Phylis Floyd: America Encounters Japanese Art
12:25 – 12:40 Discussion

12:40 – 14:00     Lunch break

14:00 – 15:45 Session III “Inspired Genres”
14:00 – 14:30 Daniela Franke: Japonism on Stage in Vienna around 1900
14:30 – 14:50 Filip Suchomel: Hidden Japanism on Czech Porcelain Production of the First Half of the 19th Century
14:50 – 15:10 Sonia Coman: The Interplay of the Local and the Cross-Cultural: Japoniste Ceramics in Limoges
15:10 – 15:30 Annamarie Sandecki: Grasshoppers, Gourds and Geishas: Japanese-style Motifs on 19th Century Tiffany & Co. Designs
15:30 – 15:45 Discussion

15:45 – 16:15     Coffee break

16:15 – 17:50   Session IV “Collecting, Exhibiting, and the Art Market”
16:15 – 16:35 Johannis Tsoumas: Originality vs Industrialism: Interpreting the Meaning of the Unofficial Japanese Artifacts Display in the Framework of the International of 1862
16:35 – 16:55 Stefano Turina: Vittore Grubicy de Dragon: “Giapponismo” between Milan and the International Japoniste Context
16:55 – 17:15 Sándor Kiss: The Role of Hungarian Owned Curio Network in Spreading Japonisme
17:15 – 17:30 Discussion

17:30     Conclusion

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