CONF May 29, 2022

Markets for applied arts, artistic crafts, and design (online, 9-10 Jun 22)

Online / Erasmus University Rotterdam, Jun 9–10, 2022
Registration deadline: Jun 7, 2022

Adriana Turpin, IESA/UK


International Workshop #7
Markets for applied arts, artistic crafts, and design
Erasmus University Rotterdam

Erasmus University College
Lecture Hall A
Nieuwemarkt 1A
3011 HP Rotterdam

and online

Thursday 9 June

9:00–9:30 Welcome and coffee

9:30–9:45 Introduction: Filip Vermeylen (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

Session 1
Exploring understudiedcrafted cultural goodsand theirvaluation mechanisms
Session chair:Anna Mignosa (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

9:45¬–10:15 Kaylee Alexander (Duke University)
Selling Eclecticism: Trickle-Round Signaling and the Market for Funerary Monuments in 19th century Paris

10:15¬–10:45 Paola Cordera (Politecnico di Milano, School of Design)
Instructions.Remember to stamp “Made in Italy” on every single item

10:45–11:15 Coffee break
11:15–11:45 Elisabetta Lazzaro (Business School for the Creative Industries - University for the Creative Arts)
Aesthetics, Functionality, and the Market for Classic Yachts

11:45–12:15 Leandro Valiati (University of Manchester) & Andre Moreira Cunha (UFRGS – Brazil)
NFTs in the Arts Markets: Irrational Exuberance or towards a new paradigm?

12:30–13:30 Lunch at EUC

Session 2
Creating new markets, displaying, and promoting decorative and applied arts
Session chair: Anne-Sophie Radermecker (Université Libre de Bruxelles)

13:30–14:00 Sarah Bakkali (Independent scholar)
Artists and their networks at the service of industry and national economy in the early nineteenth century

14:00–14:30 StephanieDieckvoss (Kingston University)
Intimacy in the art fair booth: The hotel art fair as interior

14:30–15:00 Fiona Whitehurst, Lauren Baker, Jo Singh, Corinne Lewis-Ward, &AnnEnglish (Newcastle University)
Co-producing a Collaborative Pop-Up Opportunity for Artists and Makers through Participatory Action Research

15:00–15:30 Coffee break

15:30-16:30 Keynote speaker: Amanda Brandellero (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
Making urban transitions through crafts

19:00 Conference dinner at Bistro Nul10

Friday 10 June
Session 3
Theoretical and practical challenges faced by the markets for applied arts, artistic crafts, and design
Session chair: Nathalie Moureau (Université Paul Valérie, Montpellier 3)

9:30–10:00 Elisabetta Lazzaro (Business School for the Creative Industries – University for the Creative Arts) & Adriana Turpin (IESA - Institut d'EtudesSupérieures des Arts)
Sales of Boulle and Riesener furniture in 19th-century Britain

10:00¬–10:30 Anna Mignosa &Marleen Hofland Mol (Erasmus University Rotterdam) The implications of embodied knowledge on the valuation of creative craft goods.

10:30–11:00 Giovanni Maria Riccio (University of Salerno) & Pezza, Federica (PQ Trademark Attorney)
The “made in Italy” case: between the need for social recognition of Italian minor arts and elaboration of alternative instruments of protection

11:00–11:15 Coffee break

11:15–12:15 Keynote speaker: Koenraad Brosens (University of Leuven)
Interweaving methodologies: why tapestry trumps the fine arts anytime

12:15–13:30 Free for lunch

Session 4
Entrepreneurial and strategic endeavors in the markets for crafted works
Session chair:Elisabetta Lazzaro (Universityfor the Creative Arts)

13:30–14:00 Ellen Loots (Erasmus University Rotterdam) &Anne-Sophie Radermecker (Université libre de Bruxelles). How identity and self-perception affect business models in the creative crafts sector

14:00–14:30 Camille Mestdagh (LARHRA)
Analysing a Rising Market for Decorative Arts Through the Business of a Curiosity Dealer in 19th-Century Paris

14:30–15:00 Coffee break

15:00–15:30 Lauren England (Department of Culture, Media & Creative Industries, King’s College London)
Creative symbiosis: Connecting the wood industry, craft, and design ecology of South Tyrol (with Federica Vigano, Faculty of Education, Free University of Bolzano, Roberta Comunian, Department of Culture, Media & Creative Industries, King’s College London, UK)

15:30–16:00 Ilse Romeijn (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
A New Perspective to Craft Entrepreneurship: Looking through the Eyes of Migrants

16:00–16:30 Darius Spieth (Louisiana State University)
Murano Glass versus Studio Glass: Strangers in a Twin Market

16:30-17:00 Closing remarks
Adriana Turpin & Ellen Loots

17:00–18:30 Drinks

Saturday 11 June
10:00–13:00 Cultural activity: visit of the Depot of the Boijmans museum (optional)

To register for the workshop, please send an email: to by 31 May 2022. Registration ismandatory but free of charge.

The event will be live streamed for those who cannot attend in person and wish to follow the presentations remotely.

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