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TheÂ International Interdisciplinary Conference on Art and Geography: Aesthetics and Practices of Spatial KnowledgesÂ taking place at theÂ University of Lyon, FrancefromÂ February 11-13, 2013Â is welcoming proposals till the 30th of October.
The conference is at the crossroads of contemporary geography and art. With the latest developments in how space, place and environment are viewed in contemporary art, it is necessary to take a critical look at how relevant geographyâ€™s various responses to this â€œspatial turnâ€ have been and to unravel the implications â€“ in factual, methodological, theoretical and epistemological terms â€“ of the convergence between contemporary art and geography.
Geographers and artists from diverse backgrounds and with varying experiences in the field, as well as liberal arts researchers with similar interests in the spatial/geographical dimensions of art are encouraged to contribute.
For more information on the submission schedule:http://artgeographie.sciencesconf.org/resource/page?id=4&lang=en
For more information on the conference:Â http://artgeographie.sciencesconf.org/?lang=en
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– Sacha Kagan (based in LÃ¼neburg, Germany) and Rana Ã–ztÃ¼rk (based in Berlin, Germany)
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– Hans Dieleman (based in Mexico-City, Mexico)
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