Samantha Leanne Smith

Stilling

Gjesteforsker

Tilhørighet

Forskergrupper

Forskning

Art and visual culture in early modern Europe

Art theory.

Early modern antiquarianism and the origins of modern archaeology and history. 

Early history of the botanical garden.

Images as a universal language.

Indexicality of images and relics.

Image science adn ontology of the image.

Labels and labelling of museum and art objects.

Origins of the museum.

Reformation and image debates

Relics.

Representations of blindness in art and literature, and uses of blindness as metaphor.

Scientific illustration in early modern period.

Visual Culture.

Veneration of images.

Formidling

2023

Mars, 2023: 'Harriet Backer' biografi for AWARE. https://awarewomenartists.com/en/artiste/harriet-backer/

Mars. 2023: Kunsthistoriske foreningen Årsmøte 2023, Oslo : Doktoraften. Presentasjon om  'Translating the Image'.

2019

Nov. 2019: Den Store Norske Leksikon : bidrag om 'Likkledet i Torino'.

3. oktober 2019: Forelesning for Estetiske lesesirkel ved UiB, 'Index of an Absent Wound' - Et Seminar om Georges Didi-Huberman sin 1973 tekst om likkledet i Torino. 

2018

24th September, 2018: Den Norske Instituttet a Roma, Rome: 'The Shroud and the Pineapple: The use of images in sixteenth-century Bologna'

2017

4th October, 2017: Guest Lecture at the University of Oslo: 'Defining an Image and Creating a cultural- historical lens: Paleotti and W. J. T Mitchell'

 

Undervisning
  • KUN106 - Kunst, arkitektur og visuell kultur 1750-1950 (forelesninger innen arkitektur)
  • KUN108 - Kunst, arkitektur og visuell kultur 1950-i dag
  • KUN209 - Kunst, retorikk og lærdomstradisjonar i før- og tidlegmoderne tid.
  • KUN201 - Kunstteori, estetikk, historiografi. (emneansvarlig)
  • KUN321 - Forskingsformidling: Kunsthistorie i samfunnet (emneansvarlig)
  • KUN312 - Historiografi og teori.

Tidligere undervist på:

  • KUN121 – Kunst og arkitektur i antikk og mellomalder (600B.C - 1400AD)
  • KUN123 – Bildekunst, arkitektur og visuell kultur i nyere tid (1750-1900)
  • KUN135 - Kultur- og kunsthistorie i tidleg nytid.(1400-1750).
  • KUN132 - Kunst, arkitektur og visuell kultur i mellomalderen.
Publikasjoner
Vitenskapelig antologi/Konferanseserie
Vitenskapelig Kapittel/Artikkel/Konferanseartikkel
Vitenskapelig artikkel
Faglig kapittel

Se en full oversikt over publikasjoner i Cristin

 'Harriet Backer' Biografi for AWARE 2023. https://awarewomenartists.com/en/artiste/harriet-backer/ 

'Truth and the Transunto: A Copy of the Holy Shroud in Sixteenth-Century Bologna' in ACTA  (ad archaeologiam et artium historiam pertinentia).  

'Chastising the Eye in the 'Golden Age'. The image of blind Tobit in seventeenth-century Netherlands.' In Material Cultures of Devotion in the Age of the Reformations. Eds. L. K. Skinnebach, S. Ryan and S. L. Smith (Peeters, 2022).

Prosjekter

PhD prosjekt : 'Translating the image. The Holy Shroud in Sixteenth-Century Bologna.'

Ny publikasjon: Material Cultures of Devotion in the Age of Reformations. eds. L. Skinnebach, S. Ryan, S. L. Smith (forthcoming, Peeters)

Gjesteforelesninger og konferanse paper

Høst, 2019

‘Truth and the Transunto’. Presented at ‘The Art of Truth. Providing evidence in Early Modern Bologna’, at The Norwegian Institute in Rome.

Høst, 2019

 ‘The imprinted body and its copies’ project presentation at ‘The Body in Translation’ project, CAS, Oslo.

Høst, 2019

‘Index of an absent wound’ – a seminar on Georges Didi- Huberman. Guest lecture and discussion for Estetisk lesesirkel, UiB.

Vår, 2019

‘Late Sixteenth-century copies of the Holy shroud’ paper presented at ENID biannual meeting. Groningen Netherlands.

Høst, 2018

 ‘The Shroud and the Pineapple: The use of images in sixteenth-century Bologna’ presentation given at the Norwegian Institute in Rome.

Vår, 2017

‘Gabriele Paleotti’s Discorso intorno imagini sacre e profane’ paper presented at ENID Conference, the Norwegian Institute in Athens.

Vår, 2017

'Defining an Image and Creating a cultural- historical lens: Paleotti and W. J. T Mitchell', Guest Lecture at University of Oslo.

Vår, 2015

'Understandings of vision, blindness and touch in the late sixteenth century', ENID conference, Huysburg

 

 

 

Forskergrupper

Images of Knowlege - The research group Images of Knowledge is an interdisciplinary research group which focuses on images in knowledge contexts, both historical and contemporary, with an emphasis on visual representations of various forms of knowledge.

ENID - An international network researching the instrumentality of Christian piety and devotional practices, from 14th century ‘Devotio Moderna’ to Vatican II in the 20th century.