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ArtWorks Scotland Conference 2012

22nd November to 23rd November 2012

ArtWorks Scotland Conference 2012
The Lighthouse, Glasgow
22nd November to 23rd November 2012

Art, Society and Participation: Constructing the Larger Narrative will place arts in participatory settings in a wider social context by exploring current thinking around quality, value and ethics in this area of creative practice. It will invite practitioners to take part in a range of practical activities to reflect, build skills, knowledge and networks. The conference places Scotland on a wider international stage and celebrates the quality of arts taking place in participatory settings throughout Scotland.

Thur 22 & Fri 23 Nov
The Lighthouse
G1 3NU

£21 per day for self funded delegates
£41 per day for delegates being funded by an organisation
Delegates can attend one day or both days of the conference.

Keynote speakers:

  • Arlene Goldbard: New York born, but now based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Arlene is a writer, speaker, consultant and cultural activist. She has addressed many academic and community audiences in the U.S. and Europe on topics ranging from the ethics of community arts practice to the development of integral organisations. Arlene is currently working on a new book about art’s public purpose.
  • Charles Chip McNeal: Director of Education at San Francisco Ballet. Charles is an award winning lecturer, choreographer and teacher working across artforms, with particular interest in social justice, multiculturalism, quality and ethics.

The conference will explore such things as:

  • What is your larger narrative – the big story that gives meaning to your work?
  • What is the social significance of your work?
  • Why do you do it?
  • What does it mean to be an artist working in participatory settings?
  • How do we maintain our integrity when working in participatory settings?
  • What do you do to be a sound, ethical and relevant practitioner?

To book your ticket for the conference, click here to visit the Citz Box Office.

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    European and UK presenters still to be confirmed.

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