Between February 11-20, Erin Giffin visited the libraries of Zagreb and travelled down the coast from Trsat to Primosten to visit and compare Adriatic replicas of the Santa Casa di Loreto.
In the last week of February, Cloe Cavero will travel to Madrid to present two papers related with her current research project, firstly at the Coloquios Investigadores of the Department of Art History, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), and following at the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), in the framework of the Research Group Before Orientalism: Images of the Muslim in Iberia (15th-17th centuries) and their Mediterranean Connections.
In her project “Migrating Motifs”, Nelleke de Vries investigates the migration and exchange of Christian iconographical motifs between the regions north and south of the Alps during the period 1450-1550.
In January 2019, the SACRIMA team and students from the fall seminar travelled to a special exhibition at the Castello Sforzesco in Milan.
In December 2018, SACRIMA’s third conference considered iterations of the Virgin Mary reframed through early modern coronations, revisions, and re-installations. Subjects presented span Northern and Southern Europe across the sixteenth through eighteenth centuries.
Chiara Franceschini participated in this International Workshop with a paper entitled “‘Ad alcuni è piaciuto, ad altri non punto’: stime e giudizi di artisti nella Roma del Cinquecento”.
Over 11-12 October, 2018, Erin Giffin presented her ongoing research at a joint PhD seminar organized by the Politecnico di Torino and ETH Zurich at the Sacro Monte di Varallo near Milan, Italy.
Between September 16-21, Erin Giffin travelled through Poland to visit and compare various replicas of the Santa Casa di Loreto.
Nelleke de Vries joins the ERC project SACRIMA as a PhD student with a project on the migration and adaptation of iconographical inventions between Northern and Southern Europe in 1450-1550.
Erin Giffin will present her ongoing current research on Loretan devotion at the Sixth Feminist Art History Conference at American University. Her paper, entitled “Mater Ecclesia(e): Papal Symbolism and the Madonna of Loreto,” explores the evolution of iconographic traits of the Loretan Madonna across the early modern period.
This September, Cloe Cavero participated in an International Symposium on saints and sanctity held in Rome, and organized by the Universidad Pablo de Olavide, the Universidad de Sevilla, the Università Roma Tre, and the Centro Studi Cultura e Immagine di Roma.