Lectures
2017
"Scumbling, swaying, fast and fine. Inside the Hylonoetic Space of Painting", The Making of Technique in the Arts, Concepts and Practice from the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Century, Utrecht, October 26 & 27

"Gedankendinge. Das Materialwissen der Kunstgeschichte", Schweizer Institut fur Kunstgeschichte", Zurich, 27 September
http://www.sik-isea.ch/de-ch/Aktuell/Aktuell/Veranstaltungen/Gedankendinge

"Brushes for oil painting: transhistorical continuities in workshop practice", WerkStattWissen. Materialtechnologie in Quellenschriften und Werkstattpraxis, Hochschule der Kuenste, Bern, 30 May-2 June

"Dinge verbinden. Wie Materielle Kultur Öffentlichkeit, Wissenschaft, und Museen anspricht", Materielle Kultur: erschließen, bewahren, erforschen, Bundesministerium fuer Bildung und Forschung, Berlin 29-30 May

"Knowing through Making: Pedagogical Continuities", Making and Knowing Expert Meeting, Columbia University New York, 25-27 May

"Evenings in the Museum: The religious origin of the object lesson". Conference Museums and (the Loss of) the Encyclopedic Ideal, Teylers Museum Haarlem, 20-22 April

"Words on Things. The Red Thread Through the History of Material Education", Tagung Material und Wissen, Museum der Dinge, Berlin, 13 January
http://www.museumderdinge.de/veranstaltungen/tagung-material-und-wissen/

2016
"Materialbildung. Waarom kunstgeschiedenis altijd technisch is", VNK Kunsthistorische Dag 2016 Technische Kunstgeschiedenis, November 12
http://www.kunsthistorici.nl/agenda/kunsthistorische-dag-2016-technical-art-history/

"Planning Developing Producing Coordinating. Professionalized Cooperation in Contemporary Art." Geteilte Arbeit. Praktiken künstlerischer Kooperation, Interdependenzen V, Berlin, Technische Universität, October 27-29

"Under the Skin of Things. How to Teach with and Through Objects" Keynote, Annual Conference European Association of Museums for the History of Medical Sciences, Groningen, September 29
http://www.eamhms.org/what_we_do/congresses/out-of-the-showcase-eamhms-conference-2016-groningen-28-september-1-october-2016/

"Transmaterials. A Three-pronged Approach to the Study of Material Transformations in Artistic Production", Dritter Schweizerischer Kongress fuer Kunstgeschichte, Basel, June 23 & 25

"New Materialsm - Reconfiguring the Object", with Iris van der Tuin & Francesco Manacorda, Tate Modern, London, May 17
http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-modern/talks-and-lectures/new-materialisms-reconfiguring-object

"No Make Up", Workshop Gemachte Menschen II: Make-up, Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte, München, February 19-20

2015
"Closing the Mimetic Gap, or the Galalith Problem", The Matter of Mimesis. Studies on mimesis and materials in nature, art and science, Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Cambridge, 17&18 December
http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/events/26170


Keynote "The Original Object Lesson: On the Past and Present of Material Literacy", Conference Object Lessons: Sculpture and the Production of Knowledge, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, October 3
http://www.henry-moore.org/hmi/events/object-lessons-conference

"Oil and Observation. Vision and Science in Willem Beurs Treatise on Oil Painting De groote waereld in 't kleen geschildert", with Jeroen Stumpel (University of Utrecht), Conference Art & Science in the Early Modern Low Countries, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, 17&18 September, https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/art-and-science

"Wann war Post-Digital? Zur Unmöglichkeit einer digitalen Ästhetik", Ringvorlesung Kunst & Technik, TU Berlin, 1 July
https://www.kunstwissenschaft.tu-berlin.de/menue/veranstaltungen/rvl_kunst_und_technik/

"Bildsteine, Steinbildung". Workshop Stein malen. Mineralogisches Wissen und künstlerische Techniken der Steinnachahmung, Universität Hamburg, Warburg-Haus, June 30
http://arthist.net/archive/10428

Materialities Roundtable: Ann-Sophie Lehmann, University of Groningen; Sally Gregory Kohlstedt, University of Minnesota; Honghong Tinn, Max-Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, June 16

"Bottled Knowledge", Art&Knowledge Colloquium, Max-Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, June 8

"licht als artistiek materiaal" - Professoren op het podium, Stadsschouwburg Zwolle, 22 march

"Flaschengeister. Vom impliziten zum expliziten Materialwissen in der niederländischen Ölmalerei", Der Künstler als Experte in der Frühen Neuzeit, Conference of the RTG Expertcultures, Georg-August Universitaet Goettingen, 11-12 February

"Fingerprints and Pinbords: Tracing Evidence in Material Visual Culture". Material Culture Seminar, Dept. of Art History, University of Southern California https://dornsife.usc.edu/ahis/, 21 January

2014
"Studio Studies: Over productieplekken en werkmaterialen in de hedendaagse kunst", Serie Het Atelier, Kunstgeschiedenis, Amsterdam University (UvA), 10 December

"Die Grosse Welt Ins Klein abgemahlet": Ölfarbe als Miniaturmedium in Willem Beurs Maltraktat, 1693. Ringvorlesung Universitaet Siegen, 3 December

The Material Archive. From Material Knowledge to Material Literacy. The Courtauld Institute of Art, London, 20 November
http://www.courtauld.ac.uk/researchforum/events/2014/autumn/nov20_TheMaterialArchive.shtml

Meditating/Mediating Evidence: Crime Solving as Religious Practice from Sherlock Holmes to Homeland. Religious Evidences: Audiovisual Media, Narrativity, Science and the Production of the Religious Real, workshop by prof. Birgit Meyer, Adrian Hermann, Annalisa Butticci, Utrecht, 10 October

Digital Material Networks: The Utopia of Collectivity and the Dystopia of Replacement, I Dialoghi di San Giorgio: Bibliotechnica: Digital Arts, Philology and Knowledge Worlds, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, 8-11 September

The Indexical Surface. Fingerprints on Soft, Hard and Digital Matter, INTERDEPENZEN III: SPUR DER ARBEIT. OBERFLÄCHE UND WERKPROZESS, Technical University Berlin, 17-19 July

Furs, Braids, Beards, and Brushes. Material Engagement and Bi-Sensory Perception of Hair in Early Netherlandish Painting. The Deepest Sense: On Tactility in the Arts and Sciences from the Early Modern Period to the Present Day, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, Meertens Institute, Amsterdam, 26 & 27 May

Warm, Weich, Durchscheinend: Das Materialwissen der Hautmacher in Kunst und Wissenschaft Gewerbemuseum Winterthur, 18 May

Japanse kleuren. Vroege fotografie tussen handwerk en techniek, fantasie en werkelijkheid, Universiteitsdag, Universiteit Utrecht, 29 March

Paperwomen. Gendering the Production and Aesthetics of Paper in Japan and the West, Universitaet fuer angewandte Kunst, Wien, 12 March

Zwischen Farbe und Papier. Handkolorierung als Kolonialisierung oder Appropriation in der frühen japanischen Fotografie, Institut fuer Kunstgeschichte, Universitaet Mainz, 4 February

Smart Materials, Smart People, Research Seminar Media & Performance in Science, Utrecht University, 22 January

How things became transmaterial. A lecture for Coded Matter(s) #3: Transmaterials, The Sculpture Factory: Quayola at MU | Strijp S, Eindhoven, 10 January
For a synopsis see Loes van Beuningen, Gecodeerde Materie , Metropolis M 2/2014
http://vimeo.com/90527458

2013
"View all sizes". Wie Big Data und Big Images die Kunst- und
Medienwissenschaften verändern. Ringvorlesung Datenflut und Informationskanaele, Universitaet Innsbruck
http://www.uibk.ac.at/germanistik/pdf/datenflut-syllabus.pdf

Stil und Material: Ein beschraenktes Verhaeltnis, Autorenworkshop Stilfragen/Stilgeschichten (Jan von Brevern, Joseph Imorde) Universitaet Siegen, 15 & 16 November

Red Lanterns on Benten Street. Coloring Photographs and Other Paper Objects in Japan, The Getty Research Institute Colloquium 2013, 4&5 June

The Many Colors of Flesh, Guest lecture for Getty Consortium Seminar, 9 February

2012
Oil, Wax, Plastic, Code. Can We Have a Material Theory? Twente Colloqium, Dept. of Science, Technology and Policy Studies, TU Twente, 5 December

A Hair's Breadth: Interstices between Medium, Body and Belief in Jan van Eyck's Adam and Eve Panels of the Ghent Altarpiece. Materiality, Mediation and the Study of Religion, Utrecht University, 18-19 October

Matter over Mind. Introduction Lecture Series Stof tot Nadenken, Studium Generale Utrecht, 24 September, videostream: http://www.sg.uu.nl/2012/09/24/matter-over- mind-mind-over-matter/

'Die cleene aerkins die een meinsche uuten lichame groijen' Technique and Meaning of Painted Hair in Jan van Eyck's Adam and Eve Panels of the Ghent Altarpiece. Brussels, Van Eyck Studies Colloquium, 19-21 September

2011
Painting Skin. Impact of Oil Summerschool, Amsterdam - Maastricht Summer University, 31 August

Haut, Haare, Blaetter, Wasser - Materialikonographie zwischen Oelmalerei und Computergraphik, Universitaet der Kuenste Berlin, 1 June

Unsichtbar, Fluechtig, Fluide? Versuch einer greifbaren Materialtheorie fuer alte und neue Medien. Hamburger Graduiertenforum Kunstgeschichte, Universitaet Hamburg, 6 May

"A Network Has No Inside, No Outside and No Shadow": Fuer eine Theorie des Materials in der Kunstgeschichte. Die Akteur-Netzwerk-Theorie als Herausforderung der Kunstwissenschaft?, Universitaet Siegen, 29-30 April

Materials, Tools, and Practices: Making Visual Artefacts in Old and New Media cultures. PhD seminar New Trends in the Humanities, Research School for Literary Studies, Utrecht, 26 January

Material Knowledge and Material Literacy, Colloqium Perceptual Intelligence Lab, TU Delft, 18 January

2010
Melitta, Utah, Pixar. Geschichte und Theorie einer transmateriellen Teekanne, Museum der Dinge, Berlin, 6 December

Follow the Materials. Die Rolle analoger und digitaler Materialien in kuenstlerischen Herstellungsprozessen. Creatio. Anfangsfiguren in Theorie und Praxis der modernen Kunst, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet, Muenchen, 25&26 November

How to Take the Lid off the Utah Teapot - Making and Materials of Digital Images.

Annual Conference of the IKKM Internationales Kolleg fuer Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie, Bauhaus Universitaet Weimar, 28-30 April, videostream: http://vimeo.com/15186004

Moveable Place. How Materials, Actions, and Tools Define Contemporary Artistic Space. Mapping the Studio. Tradition Transformation Dislocation, Kunstakademie Du%u0308sseldorf, 29-31 January

2009
Showing Making, St. Lucas Academie voor de Beeldende Kunsten, Gent, 19 November

Flesh and Stone. Innovative and Conventional Techniques of Oilpainting in the Oeuvre of Rogier van Weyden, with Marjolijn Bol. Rogier van der Weyden Conference, Leuven, 22-24 October

The Impact of Oil. Zur Ikonologie eines Malmaterials. Niederlande Forum. Institut fu%u0308r Kunstgeschichte, Freie Universita%u0308t & Gema%u0308ldegalerie Berlin, 25 June

Wat de hand weet. Over het belang en de verbeelding van impliciete kennis in de kunst. Kunst en Wetenschapslezing, Studium Generale, Utrecht, 7 April

The Story of the Teapot. Making and Meaning of a Digital Icon. Iconology Meets Visual Studies, 2nd Iconology Research Group Symposium & GEMCA, Universite%u0301 Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, 6 March

2008
Oude meesters en computer graphics. Kick-of lecture collaboration NWO Geesteswetenschappen & Spui 25, Amsterdam, 2 December

How to YouTube. Was wissen die Medien? Jahrestagung Gesellschaft fu%u0308r Medienwissenschaft, Bochum, 2-4 October

Creative hands. Showing, Mystifying and Deconstructing the Act of Art Making in Early and Contemporary Art Documentaries. 34th AAH Annual Conference, Tate Britain, Tate Modern and Chelsea College of Art & Design, London, 2-4 April

Image vertigo. Introduction to Iconology meets Anthropology. 1st Symposion Iconology Research Group, KU Leuven, 7 March

2007
Nude Tradition vs. Naked Innovation. Jan van Eyck's Adam and Eve Panels as Ancestors of the 'Northern Nude', Considering the Nude & the Norm in the Early Modern Low Countries, KU Leuven, 6-7 December

Jupiter und andere Kunstwerke. Zur Interaktion naturwissenschaftlicher und kuenstlerischer Prozesse bei der Herstellung photorealistischer Computergraphiken. Vom roten Mars und runden Atomen, Hochschule fuer Gestaltung, Offenbach, 25 October

The Digital Construction of Bodies as Selfreferential Film Text. 12th Bremen Film Conference, Bremen, 18-19 January

2006
Body & Embodiment in Postmodern Art - a Positive Image? The Human Body: Art and Religion, Lieven Gevaert Centre, Leuven, 10 November

2005
The Representation of Artistic Practice in Digital Visual Culture. Computers and the History of Art Conference, British Academy, London, 11-12 November

A. Lehmann , S.C. Pont. J.M. Geusebroek, Tree Textures. Modern Techniques in Art Historical Context. Texture 2005: The 4th International Workshop on Texture Analysis and Synthesis, ICCV, Bejing, 21 October

Can Computer Science Profit from the History and Theory of Painting? Colloqium Intelligence Systems Laboratory Amsterdam, Faculty of Science, Amsterdam University, 19 April

2004
Repraesentieren und fabrizieren. Die Haut als Pruefstein der Kunst. Haut-zwischen Innen und Außen. Organ, Flaeche, Diskurs. Tagung des Evangelisches Studienwerks, Villigst, 24-27 November

Jan van Eyck en de ontwikkeling van de olielijfverf. Atelierpraktijken in beeld en geschrift, Utrecht University, 29 October

Making Skin. Pasadena Art Center, Los Angeles, 28 September

From Galatea to Gollum: The Artificial Creation of Human Skin and the Illusion of Life-Likeness, Colloquium Institute of Physics and Astronomy, Department of the Physics of Man, University Utrecht, 2 June

2003
Looking real good: Digital Skins or the Resurfacing of Traditional Artistic Techniques in Depicting the Body. The State of the Real, Glasgow School of Arts, 11-13 November

Jan van Eyck und die Erfindung der Hautfarbe. Das Inkarnat in der Kunstgeschichte, Universitaet Frankfurt, 22-23 April

2002
Positioning the Nude in Netherlandish Art: from Jan van Eyck to Jan Gossaert and beyond. HNA Conference, Antwerpen, 13 March

Beten fuer einen himmlischen Leib. Zur Bedeutung der Adam und Eva-Figuren des Genter Altars. Mittendrin: Stifter in der Malerei des 15. Jahrhunderts, Westphaelische Universitaet Muenster, 21 June

2000 and earlier
De belangrijkste kleur. Atelierpraktijken, onderzoeksschool kunstgeschiedenis, Utrecht University, 16 November 2000

Das verschwundene Geschlecht. Koerperteile. Formen der Fragmentierung Praktiken der Darstellung, Freie Universitaet Berlin, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, 13 May 2000

Die gemalte Haut in der westlichen Kunst. Material, Technik und Theorie. The Faces of Skin, The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo and Deutsches Institut fu%u0308r Japanstudien, Tokyo, 1999, 16-18 July

Geschlechtslose Koerper und koerperlose Geschlechter. Koerper und Geschlecht, Goethe Institut Warschau und Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warschau, 1997, 9 February
Prof. Dr. Ann-Sophie Lehmann - Chair of Modern and Contemporary Art
University of Groningen
Department of History of Art and Architecture
Oude Boteringestraat 34, 9712 GK Groningen