University of Niš

Faculty of Arts of Niš

 

 

VII National Scientific Conference with International participation

Balkan Art Forum 2019 (BARTF 2019)

Niš, 04 – 05. October, 2019.

 

The Faculty of Arts of the University of Niš, in cooperation with Branch of SASA (Serbian Arts and Science Academy) in Niš, organizes the seventh National scientific conference with the international participation, targeting the key topic Art and culture today: metaphor, perception and symbolism. The organizers invite all the people willing to play an active role in the Forum by presenting a paper.

 

 

This year’s problem framework of the scientific conference consists of three parts: metaphor, perception, symbolism. The Program Committee of the scientific conference BARTF 2019 will consider suitable applications that announce the problematic interplay of concepts of metaphor, perception and symbolism: tradition, modernity, canon, creativity, art, transfer of knowledge, subliminal meanings, contemporary media, critique, education, as well as isolated examining the notion of metaphor, the notion of perception or the problem of symbolism and their associated connection.

 

Topic framework:

 

  • Metaphor: metaphor and cultural diversity; discursive, cognitive and communicative properties of metaphors; metaphor in the virtual world; sociological significance of metaphors; cultural, poetic and rhetorical significance of metaphor; metaphor in the function of education; heuristic functioning of metaphor as a means of discovery; metaphor as a means of communication;
  • Perception: perception – manifestation of perception; perception – links between science and art; recognition and knowledge; communicative forms and recognition; perception and education;
  • Symbolism: symbols – tradition; symbols of the new age; symbols – abstract and concrete; philosophical, psychological, aesthetic interpretation of the symbol; the sociological significance of the symbol; visual symbols; communicative properties of the symbol; symbols – conceptualization of art.

 

Fields of submitting a paper:

    • Art sciences,

    • Culture,

    • Art,

    • The media,

    • Sociology,

    • Pedagogy,

    • Psychology,

     • Librarianship.

 

 

FORUM PARTICIPATION FORMS:

  1. Oral presentations
  2. Video presentations
  3. Poster – sessions

 

PRESENTATION TIME: 15 minutes

 

OFFICIAL FORUM LANGUAGES: Serbian, English, Slavic languages.

 

 

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF PAPER TOPIC WITH ABSTRACT

(in official language and in English, up to 150 words and up to 5 key words):

01.06.2019. at the e-mail address: bartf@artf.ni.ac.rs

 

It is obligatory to specify in the Application form the field and the topic framework for which you are applying.

 

DEADLINE FOR NOTIFICATION OF ABSTRACT APPROVAL: 20.06.2020.

Program 2019 (pdf)

  • Danijela Stojanović, PhD, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Arts, University of Niš, Republic of Serbia; the Chairman;
  • Alexandr Viktorovich Shunkov, PhD, Rector and Assistant Professor of Kemerovo Institute of culture, Russia, member;
  • Ninoslav D. Stojadinović, Academician, the Executive committee Chairman of SASA Branch (Serbian Arts and Science Academy) in Niš, member;
  • Dragan Žunić, PhD, Full Professor at the Faculty of Arts, University of Niš, Republic of Serbia, member;
  • Suzana Kostić, PhD, Full Professor at the Faculty of Arts, University of Niš, Republic of Serbia, member;
  • Katarina Djordjević, MA, Full Professor at the Faculty of Arts, University of Niš, Republic of Serbia, member;
  • Zoran Arsović, PhD, Full Professor at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Banja Luka, Republic of Srpska, member;
  • Sanda Dodik, PhD, Associate Professor at the Academy of Arts, University of Banja Luka, Republic of Srpska, member;
  • Amra Bosnić, PhD, Assistant Professor at the Music Academy of the University of Sarajevo, Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, member;
  • Dimitrije Bužarovski, PhD, Full Professor at the Faculty of Music Art, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, member;
  • Trena Jordanoska, PhD, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Music Art, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, member;
  • Nebojša Vilić, PhD, Full Professor at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, member;
  • Ana Hoffman, PhD, Senior Research Associate, Scientific Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts in Ljubljana, Republic of Slovenia, member;
  • Laura Dimitrova, PhD, Assistant Professor at the University of St. Kliment Ohridski in Sofia, Republic of Bulgaria, member;
  • Stefan Altakov, Full Professor at the University of St. Kliment Ohridski in Sofia, Republic of Bulgaria, member;
  • Smiljana Vlajić, MA, Director of the Institute for Culture of Vojvodina and Associate Professor at the Academy of Art, University of Novi Sad, Republic of Serbia, member;
  • Miloš Zatkalik, MA, Full Professor at the Faculty of Music Art, University of Arts in Belgrade, Republic of Serbia, member;
  • Divna Vuksanović, PhD, Full Professor at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts, University of Arts in Belgrade, Republic of Serbia, member;
  • Srdjan Marković, PhD, retired Full-time Professor at the Faculty of Arts, University of Niš, Republic of Serbia, member;
  • Ibrahim Ghazala, PhD, Full Professor at Mynia University in Egypt, member;
  • Svetislav Kosev, PhD, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Pedagogy, St. Cyril and St. Methodius University in Veliko Turnovo, Republic of Bulgaria, member;
  • Nataša Nagorni Petrov, PhD, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Arts, University of Niš, Republic of Serbia, member;
  • Danijela Zdravić Mihailović, PhD, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Arts, University of Niš, Republic of Serbia, member.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF PAPER TOPIC WITH ABSTRACT

(in official language and in English, up to 150 words and up to 5 key words):

 

01.06.2019. at the e-mail address: bartf@artf.ni.ac.rs

 

It is obligatory to specify in the Application form the field and the topic framework for which you are applying.

 

Application form (word)

Template for apstract (word)

 

 

DEADLINE FOR NOTIFICATION OF ABSTRACT APPROVAL:

20.06.2019.

 

 

REGISTRATION FEE: 5.000,00 dinars or 40 Euros for participants from abroad, at the middle rate of the National Bank of Serbia, on the day of payment. The cost of commission of banks during the foreign exchange fee payment is on the part of the payer. Participants, registration fee includes: a book of abstracts, a certificate of participation and Forum Proceedings with reviewed papers.

 

 

REGISTRATION FEE PAYMENT DEADLINE: 24.09.2019.

 

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF THE PAPER FINAL VERSION: 01.03.2020.

 

 

For any further information, please contact the forum organizers at the following e-mail address:  bartf@artf.ni.ac.rs

Balkan Art Forum 2018

VI National Scientific Conference with the International participation Balkan Art Forum 2016 (BARTF 2016)

Niš , 05 – 06 October, 2016.

 

The theme of the conference was “Art and culture today: Education for art and challenges of modernity”

  1. History of Education for Art:
  • art workshop, atelier, school, academy;
  • naive and amateurism; traditionalism and subversion;
  • academism and avant-garde;
  • institutionalization and professionalization of education for art – a diachronic approach.

 

  1. Modern Experiences:
  • institutionalization and professionalization of education for art – a synchronous approach;
  • comparative research of educational and artistic institutions, teaching and study programs in the Balkans, in Europe, in the world;
  • institutional and non-institutional education for art;
  • alternative education for art; mass media and education for art;
  • network media, social networks and education for art;
  • contemporary artistic practice and education for art;
  • methodological-didactic experiences;
  • traditional, modern and new theories and methodologies of art research; theory and practice of modern art.

 

  1. Projections and Anticipations:
  • globalization and regionalization of education for art;
  • migration, acculturation and education for art;
  • new and advanced (informatics) technologies and education for art;
  • commercialization and mercantilization of culture and arts and education for art;
  • new artistic forms and education for art;
  • education of future creators, future theoreticians, future critics, future organizers of artistic activities, managers and creators of cultural policies, education of the future audience;
  • lifelong education for art.

 

 

 

  • Gallery

Balkan Art Forum 2016

IV National Scientific Conference with the International participation Balkan Art Forum 2016 (BARTF 2016)

Niš , 07 – 08 October, 2016.

 

The theme of the conference was ART AND CULTURE TODAY: PLAY AS AN ANTHROPOLOGICAL, AESTHETIC AND PEDAGOCIAL PRINCIPLE

 

  • The concept and defining features of play. Play and rules – freedom and limitations. Purposiveness and self-purposivenessof play. The secluded and parallel play worlds. Play typologies. Play theory.
  • Play of the world and play of gods. Play as the essence of being. Play as a symbol of the world. Play as a mode of being of the work of art itself. The subjectivity and objectivity of play. Play, knowledge, truth, meaning.
  • Play and evolution. Play as a defining characteristic of man. Play as one of the fundamental phenomena of human existence. Man as homo faber and homo ludens. Play as a source of culture and art.
  • Play and sociality. Folk plays. Board games. Sports. Play and reality. The complementariness of play and reality. Play, labor, free time. Utopia of labor as play. Labor and play – a distinction or a blend? Play as a critical correction of reality. Play and non-repressive culture. Aesthetic play or radical political practice? Can play be repressive too?
  • Play of cognitive powers in creativity. Play and beauty, play and art, play and the aesthetic upbringing of man. Play in the history of culture and art. Art as a play – play as an art. Play and form. Play, beauty, truth. Play in the work, and the work as a play. A play of elements and of the whole. A play of possibilities. Play: aleatoricism, combinatorialism, experiment. Play: construction and deconstruction. Language games. Poetry as a play. Musical plays. Play and dance. Play and irony. Repetition, rhythm, and play. Play and fancy. Play and the performing arts. Performance. Play of  cognitive powers in the reception of art.
  • Children’s game. Play and personality development. Play and the socialization of the child. Methodological and didactic aspects of play and game. Didactic toys. Digital games. Play in upbringing and in education for the arts. Play in education through art.

 

 

 

  • The report on the previously held scientific conference – Balkan Art Forum Niš 2016 (pdf)
  • Program BARTF 2016. (pdf)
  • Gallery

Balkan Art Forum 2015

III National Scientific Conference with the International participation Balkan Art Forum 2015 ( BARTF 2015 )

Niš , 09 – 10 October, 2015.

 

The theme of the conference was ART AND CULTURE TODAY: CRISIS IN ART – ART IN CRISIS THEMATIC FRAMEWORK:

  • Crisis of the artistic creativity and the artistic practice
  • Crisis of authorship, crisis of performing arts
  • Artists and Art associations in crisis
  • Crisis of the artworks, categories and forms
  • Crisis of art institutions – education in art
  • Crisis of art institutions – production
  • Crisis of art institutions – distribution, exhibition, reception, consumption
  • Crisis of values, taste, audience, art critic, reward system
  • Crisis of (the term of) artwork
  • Crisis and changes of stylistic formations in arts: tradition-modern-postmodern style
  • Art and Pseudo Art
  • Art and modern technologies, mass media, and networks
  • Ideology, politics and art
  • Wars, revolutions and art
  • Commercialization and chandization of art
  • Art between the apologia, critique, subversion and utopia
  • Crisis in art and the idea of The end of the Art
  • Esthetic theory in crisis – the crisis of the esthetics and the philosophy of art

 

 

  • The report on the previously held scientific conference – Balkan Art Forum Niš 2015 (pdf)
  • Program BARTF 2015 (pdf)

Balkan Art Forum 2014

  • The second national scientific conference with the international participation Balkan Art Forum Nis 2014 (BARTF 2014)Faculty of Arts in Niš, Niš, 10 – 11 October 2014.Faculty of Arts in Nis organized a national scientific conference with the international participation – Balkan Art Forum Niš – on 10th and 11th October 2014.The theme of the conference was – ART AND CULTURE TODAY: SPIRIT OF TIME AND PROBLEMS OF INTERPRETATION AREAS IN WHICH THE AUTHORS PARTICIPATED:
    1. Philosophical hermeneutics and interpretation problems
    2. Interpretation of literary texts
    3. Interpretation and iconology
    4. Interpretation of the performing arts – theater
    5. Interpretation of the performing arts – music
    6. Interpretation of media – mediated images of the world in the field of arts
    7. Culture of interpretation in teaching art
    8. Performance and culture of interpretation
    9. Interpretation and taste creation
    10. Interpretation and art criticism
    11. Methodological issues in the research of the phenomenon of interpretation

     

    • Program BARTF 2014 (pdf)

Balkan Art Forum 2013