Venus as Muse – Figurations of the Creative

Internationales Kolleg Morphomata, Tagungsraum Seminargebäude,Universität zu Köln, Weyertal 59 (Rückgebäude), 3. Stock, 50937 Köln,
January 18 – 20, 2012

… The conference seeks to address concrete cultural figurations of Aphrodite|Venus and the different conceptualizations of creativity these figurations both manifest and transform. These conceptualizations are contoured by way of cultural comparisons with non-Western figurations of creativity – with »Sisters of Venus« (Joe J. Heydecker).
A special focus lies on different media of representation, such as literature, film, and the visual arts.

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