IAC DAY Lectures

Musée de l'Ariana (Genève, Suisse)

Ariana Museum, Geneva

Since 2009, in order to demonstrate the close relationship between the Ariana Museum and the Academy, the IAC DAY, a biennial event, is held at the museum with Council members.

A series of lectures, enhanced by discussions and debates on ceramics, bring together international experts and an audience of enthusiasts.

2019 – 6th IAC DAY 

Thursday 3rd October 2019, 7pm – 9pm
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Filmmaker and ceramic artist Hongyu Tan (China) will present her documentary “Gold Bricks”, in the presence of Jacques Kaufmann (France), whose exhibition “MUR/murs” includes four Lumu gold bricks. 

2017 – 5th IAC DAY 

Thursday 21st September 2017
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  • Janet DeBoos (Australia)
    “Gained in Translation: Contemporary Indigenous Ceramics in Australasia”
  • Wayne Higby (United States)
    “The Alfred Ceramic Art Museum: North America’s Treasure House of Ceramic Art”

2015 – 4th IAC DAY

  • Stéphanie Le Follic-Hadida (France)
    “L’AIC au sein de l’UNESCO: historique et perspectives”
  • Guangzhen Zhou (China)
    “Flying between East and West”

2013 – 3rd IAC DAY

  • Isabelle Naef Galuba (Switzerland)
    “Acquérir, étudier, exposer la céramique contemporaine: 130 ans d’histoire au Musée Ariana”
  • Judith Schwartz (United States)
    “InCiteful Clay: The artist provocateur”

2011 – 2nd IAC DAY

  • Marianne Heller (Germany)
    “Galleries and their significance”
  • Torbjørn Kvasbø (Norway)
    “Between clay and mind”

2009 – 1st IAC DAY

  • Gustavo Perez (Mexico)
    “Latin America – so far, so close”






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