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Between Factual Documentation and Orientalist Imagination. The visualization of the archaeology of the 'Orient' in the 19th and 20th centuries - 13/10/2018, Cairo (Egypt)



FECHA/DATE/DATA: 13/10/2018

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: The German Archaeological Institute in Cairo (Cairo, Egypt)


ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: The German Archaeological Institute in Cairo







9:30 Ortwin Dally and Stephan Seidlmayer: Introduction

10:00 Mariana Jung: Perceptions of Egypt. The drawings of the Prussian expedition to Egypt (1842–1845)


10:45 Ernst Czerny: Iconography and observation: The search of Austrian artists C.R. Huber and L.H. Fischer for new images of Egypt


11:30 coffee break


12:00 Zeinab Nour: "The Renaissance of Egypt" in art between Mohamed Nagy and Mahmoud Mokhtar


12:45 Andreas Dehmer: MONUMENTS IN THE FERTILE LAND - the "Colossi of Memnon" between Late Romanticism and Paul Klee 


13:30 lunch break


15:00 Maxi Schreiber: Ancient Egypt in the architect's mind.  From ideas to buildings in German and American modernism (1900s-1950s)


15:45 Felix Wiedemann: Visualising the races of the past. The German "Fremdvölkerexpedition" (1912/13) and the photographic recording of Egyptian representations of humans in the late 19th and early 20th centuries


16:30 coffee break


17:00 Charlotte Trümpler: Early ‚photojournalism‘: The visualizing of archaeological discoveries by the photographs of Gertrude Bell and Max von Oppenheim


17:45 Felix Arnold: The Alhambra in Spain as a reference for "oriental" architecture in Cairo


19:00 reception in the garden of the institute



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