National Scientific Conference with International participation
Balkan Art Forum – BARTF

University of Niš

Faculty of Arts of Niš

 

X National Scientific Conference with International participation

Balkan Art Forum 2022 (BARTF 2022)

Niš, 7 – 8th October, 2022.

 

The Faculty of Arts of the University of Niš, in cooperation with the Branch of SASA (Serbian Arts and Science Academy) in Niš, organises the jubilee tenth BALKAN ART FORUM (BARTF) – National Scientific Conference with International Participation, targeting the key topic Art and Culture Today: Interaction. The BARTF Organising Committee kindly invites all the interested experts willing to take an active role and join the Conference by presenting a paper.

 

 

Topic framework:

 

– Interaction in the mental, social and spiritual life
– Interactive art: creative engagement of the audience; the breakthrough of the observer/listener into the world of image/sound
– Interaction in the context of aesthetic experience; interaction as an aesthetic principle
– Design and digital interaction
– A work of art in interaction with the world of media culture; a work of art as a microcosm of social interactions
– Interactive media and creativity
– The role of interaction in educational and cultural processes and changes
– Interaction and engagement of the work of art
– Interactive approaches to art education

  

 

Fields of submitting a paper:

  • Arts sciences
  • Culture
  • Art
  • The media
  • Sociology
  • Pedagogy
  • Psychology
  • Librarianship

 

FORUM PARTICIPATION FORMS:

  • Oral presentations
  • Video presentations
  • 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):  

Тhe deadline for submission: 1 July 2022.

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.

 

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

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF PAPER TOPIC WITH ABSTRACT

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

Тhe deadline for submission: 1 July 2022.

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: 1 August 2022

 

 

REGISTRATION FEE: 5.000,00 dinars or 40 Euros for participants from abroad, at the middle exchange rate of the National Bank of Serbia, on the day of payment. When paying the registration fee in foreign currency, the costs of bank fees are borne by the payer.

The registration fee includes a book of abstracts, a certificate of participation, and Conference Proceedings with peer-reviewed papers.

 

 

REGISTRATION FEE PAYMENT DEADLINE: 4 October 2022

 

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF THE PAPER FINAL VERSION:  1 March 2023

 

 

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

  • Book of Abstracts BARTF 2021 (pdf)

  • Program 2021 (pdf)

  • Tijana Borić, PhD, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Arts, University of Niš, Republic of Serbia; the Chairman;
  • Milena Injac, 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;
  • Academician Svetislav Božić, full member of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts;
  • Melita Milin, PhD, Scientific Adviser of the Institute of Musicology, retired professor, Republic of Serbia, member;
  • Laura Dimitrova, PhD, Full 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;
  • Javor Konov, PhD, Full Professor at the Academy of Music, Dance and Fine Arts “Prof. Asen Diamandiev” in Plovdiv, Republic of Bulgaria, member;
  • Sonja Marinković, PhD, Full Professor at the Department of Musicology, Faculty of Music Art in Belgrade, Republic of Serbia, member;
  • Ivana Drobni, PhD, Full Professor at the Department of Musicology, Faculty of Music Art in Belgrade, Republic of Serbia, member;
  • Sandra Ivanović, MA, Full Professor at the Academy of Music in East Sarajevo, University of East Sarajevo, member;
  • Sabina Vidulin, PhD, Associate Professor of the Academy of Music in Pula, University of Jurij Dobrila, Republic of Croatia, member;
  • Marta Lazar Vukotić, PhD, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Priština, Republic of Serbia, member;
  • Aleksandra Miletić, PhD, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Music Art, University of Arts in Belgrade, Republic of Serbia, member;
  • Katarina Zadnik, PhD, Assistant Professor, Head of the Department of Music Pedagogy, Academy of Music, University of Ljubljana, Republic of Slovenia, member;
  • Vedrana Marković, PhD, Assistant Professor, Academy of Music Cetinje, University of Montenegro, Republic of Montenegro, member;
  • Ivana Medić, PhD, Research Associate at the Musicological Institute of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Republic of Serbia, member;
  • Jelena Cvetković Crvenica, PhD, Full professor at the Faculty of Arts, University of Niš, Republic of Serbia, member;
  • Miomira Djurdjanović, PhD, Full professor at the Faculty of Arts, University of Niš, Republic of Serbia, member;
  • Predrag Cvetičanin, 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;
  • Igor Nikolić, PhD, Assistant Professor, Chairman;
  • Danijela Ilić, PhD, Associate Professor;
  • Jelena Jakovljević, DA, Associate Professor;
  • Sanja Dević, MA, Associate Professor;
  • Marko S. Milenković, Phd, Assistant Professor, member;
  • Miljana Radenković, DA, Assistant with a doctorate;
  • Jefimija Kocić, DA, Assistant with a doctorate;
  • Jovana Nikolić, Assistant;
  • Neda Nikolić, Assistant;
  • MA Milica Jovanović, expert associate;
  • Ivana Milošević, Assistant;
  • Marko Micić, Multimedia Center senior professional and technical Associate – Head of the Center;
  • Miodrag Obradović, Multimedia Center higher professional and technical Associate;
  • Vladana Mitrović, Head of Information Systems and Technologies – Head of Computer-Information Center
  • Ivana Djelić, Chief of Dean’s office.

Balkan Art Forum 2021

IX National Scientific Conference with the International participation Balkan Art Forum 2021 (BARTF 2021)

Niš , 8 – 9 October, 2021.

 

Key topic: Art and Culture Today: Harmony and Disharmony

 

Topic framework:

–           Harmony and disharmony in the physical, mental, social, and spiritual life

–           Harmony and disharmony: cosmos and chaos/accord and discord/balance and imbalance

–           Harmony and disharmony: traditional and modern art / modern and postmodern art

–           The place of harmony and disharmony in educational and cultural processes and changes

–           Disharmony as an aesthetic principle / source of creativity/norm of originality

–           Harmony in the context of inventiveness – an obstacle or an incentive

–           Natural imperfection as a potential of artwork

–           Regressive feature of harmony

–           Idealisation of nature – harmony in disharmony

–           The aesthetics of Theodore Adorno’s music: disharmony, dissonance, atonality, ugliness

–           Postmodernist re-traditionalization of art: reinstitution of the principle of harmony or suppression of critical and emancipatory potential

–           Disharmony and subversion; harmony and conformism

 

Fields of submitting a paper:

  • Arts sciences,
  • Culture,
  • Art,
  • The media,
  • Sociology,
  • Pedagogy,
  • Psychology,
  • Librarianship.

 

The report on the previously held scientific conference – Balkan Art Forum Niš 2020 (pdf)

Program BARTF 2021. (pdf)

Book of Abstracts BARTF 2021 (pdf)

BARTF 2021 (pdf)

Gallery

Balkan Art Forum 2020

VIII National Scientific Conference with the International participation Balkan Art Forum 2020 (BARTF 2020)

Niš , 9 – 10 October, 2020.

 

Key topic: Art and culture today: metaphor, perception and symbolism.

 

Topic framework:

–           Digital art practices

–           Innovative techniques in art                    

–           Innovative methods in art

–           Innovative theories in art

–           New media

–           Symbiosis of art and new technologies

–           The art of contemporary communication (experience, criticism, symbolism) 

–           Symbols of the future

–           Visual, performing and media art practices

–           Social networks as a mirror of artistic reality

–           Computer art

–           Video game as a product of digital art

–           Through a digital prism: a comic book, a graphic novel

–           Moving Images: Cinematography, Film, Television, Video, Multimedia

 

Fields of submitting a paper:

  • Arts sciences
  • Culture
  • Art
  • The media
  • Sociology
  • Pedagogy
  • Psychology
  • Librarianship

 

The report on the previously held scientific conference – Balkan Art Forum Niš 2019 (pdf)

Program BARTF 2020. (pdf)

Book of Abstracts BARTF 2020 (pdf)

BARTF 2020 (pdf)

Gallery

Balkan Art Forum 2019

VII National Scientific Conference with the International participation Balkan Art Forum 2019 (BARTF 2019)

Niš , 04 – 05 October, 2019.

 

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.

 

  • The report on the previously held scientific conference – Balkan Art Forum Niš 2019 (pdf)

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