Representing the Domestic Interior: 1400 to the Present
Friday and Saturday, 24-25 May 2002
Victoria and Albert Museum

PROGRAMME

Friday


10.00 Museum opens

10.10-10.30 Registration and coffee
(Upper Lecture Theatre Landing)

10.30-10.35 Welcome
(Jean Muir Seminar Room)

10.35-1.00 Session 1
Portraiture, Identities, Interiors
Ludmilla Jordanova, University of East Anglia

Reading Rooms in Early Modern England
Sara Pennell, Independent Scholar

The ‘Photographic Realism’ of Vermeer’s Domestic Interiors
Philip Steadman, The Bartlett, University College London
Discussion

1.00-2.00 Lunch
(Morris Room)

2.00-3.15 Session 2: The Period Room
(Jean Muir Seminar Room)
Christopher Wilk, V&A
Visits to Frank Lloyd Wright Room and period rooms in British Galleries

3.15-4.00 Tea
(Upper Lecture Theatre Landing)

4.00 Reyner Banham Memorial Lecture
Enclosed by Images: Architecture in the Post-Sputnik Age
Beatriz Colomina, Princeton University
(Lecture Theatre)


Saturday
10.00 Museum opens

10.10-10.30 Registration and coffee
(Upper Lecture Theatre Landing)

10.30-10.35 Welcome
(Jean Muir Seminar Room)

10.35-12.00 Session 3
The Novel and the Romantic Domestic Interior:
Negotiating National Identity in England and the Celtic Fringe

Margot Finn, University of Warwick

'The house that women want': The Labour-Saving Interior
and the Daily Mail Ideal Home Exhibition, 1908-51

Deborah Ryan, University of Ulster

A Cold Eye on the Modern Interior: Representing the Villa Savoye
and the Maison La Roche on Film

Tim Benton, The Open University
Discussion

12.00-1.00 Parallel Sessions:
Prints and Drawings Session (attendance limited to 20 people)
Maurice Howard, University of Sussex, and Michael Snodin, V&A
(Print Room of the Prints, Drawings and Paintings Department)

Screening of Corbusier on Film
Introduced by Tim Benton, The Open University
(Jean Muir Seminar Room)

1.00-2.00 Lunch
(Morris Room)

2.00-3.00 Parallel Sessions:
Prints and Drawings Session (attendance limited to 20 people)
Maurice Howard, University of Sussex, and Michael Snodin, V&A
(Print Room of the Prints, Drawings and Paintings Department)

Screening of Corbusier on Film
Introduced by Tim Benton, The Open University
(Jean Muir Seminar Room)

3.00-3.30 Tea
(Upper Lecture Theatre Landing)

3.30-4.30 Final Discussion
(Jean Muir Seminar Room)

Participating institutions: Royal College of Art, Victoria and Albert Museum, and Bedford Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London