Docam’23 program

Thématique : Coopération

DOCAM 2023 Annual Meeting

Theme: Document Design and Co-Design

September 7-8, 2023

Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM) – Paris 3eme
292, rue St Martin / Salle des Textiles access 3
Laboratoire Dicen-IdF
(CNAM, Université Gustave Eiffel, Université de Paris Nanterre)

Projected program (programme prévisionnel)

Wednesday, September 6


  • 18h Welcome drink

Thurday, September 7


  • 8h45 Welcoming and coffee time
  • 9h00 Welcoming words – Manuel Zacklad, CNAM – Niels Windfeld Lund – UiT
  • 9h15 Keynote – Johanna Drucker Graphic Rhetoric: The shape of argument in digital environments
  • 10h15 Break
  • 10h30 — SESSION 1: Document theory 1
    10h30 – Experimental document analysis – an analytical framework for document design
    Niels Windfeld Lund – UiT The Arctic University of Norway
    11h – Neodocumentalist Documentality and the Status of Facts in Different Ontological Systems
    Ronald E. Day – Indiana University at Bloomington
    11h30 – System-dependent Truth: Implications for the Design of Documents and Information
    Elliott Hauser (joint Q&A with Ron Day, ideally) – University of Texas at Austin
  • 12h Break
  • SESSION 2: Document & creativity
    12h15 – Ecological functions of the document in art and design: “Art have nothing to do with imagination, but everything to do with inquiry »
    Yann Aucompte – Lycée Vernant – Sèvres / Paris 8″
    12h45 – Exploring artefacts and documents in collective creativity workshops applied to future studies
    Mathilde Sarré-Charrier – CNAM »
  • 13h15 Lunch


  • 14h15SESSION 3: Document & design
    14h15 – Perspectives for document design from document theory
    Arthur Perret – MICA, University Bordeaux Montaigne »
    14h45 – Designing a multimedia documentary device for research-intervention through co-design – the case of the Innovation Labs Observatory
    Cécile Payeur – University Paris Nanterre
    15h15 – Recursive Documentary Design, Gödel Ends, and an Awareness of the Mechanism
    Wayne de Fremery – Dominican University of California
  • 15h45 Break
  • 16h00 Visit to the Arts et Métiers museum
  • 17h30 Break
  • 19h30 Dinner « L’Absinthe Café »: 54 R. de Turbigo, 75003 Paris

Friday, September 8


  • 9h00 Welcoming and coffee time
  • 9h15 Workshop « Revisiting Robert Pagès »
    Michael Buckland – UC Berkeley, Olivier Le Deuff – Université Bordeaux Montaigne, Danielle Dégez – former collaborator to Robert Pagès »
  • 10h30 Break
  • SESSION 4: Document & Heritage
    10h45 – Designing the participatory platform “Windows in Lockdown : from participation to preservation
    Marta Severo – University Paris Nanterre
    11h15 – What Is a Lesbian Document? The Platformitization of Archival Description, Documents, and History in Sweden
    Rachel Pierce – KvinnSam, Humanities Library, University of Gothenburg
  • SESSION 5 : Document & Algorithm
    11h45 – Documentation of algorithms with Databook: from co-design to audit issues
    Anna Nesvijevskaia – CNAM
  • 12h15 – Lunch
  • SESSION 6 : Document theory 2
    13h15 – Documentation as learning activity – An epistemological view on document theory
    Sascha Donner – Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
    13h45 – Organizational digital content: performative identities
    Sandrine Lefebvre-Reghay – CNAM
  • 14h15 Closing words / Docam’24 announcement
  • 14h30 End of the conference