UNIVERSITY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE ARTS FESTIVAL SYMPOSIUM

Wednesday 7th June 2017, 10:00-16:00

Room CL061A (Advertising Studio), Francis Close Hall Campus, St Paul’s Road, Cheltenham

Free admission, lunch provided. Register your place at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cultural-dreaming-the-gallerys-role-in-social-activism-tickets-34778135339

 

Cultural Dreaming: the gallery’s role in social activism

Who is responsible for creating social spaces? As locations for engaging with ideas and possibilities, as rehearsal spaces for how we might live, galleries offer a public facility to focus on what we need from local infrastructure and explore what makes a community. We have invited practitioners in the field to share knowledge and discuss their work in a day-long symposium. Please register for your place here.

  • Ania Bas is Curator of Local Audiences at PEER gallery, Hoxton
  • Emily Gee works on the Collaborations Programme at FACT, Liverpool
  • Viviana Checchia is Public Engagement Curator at CCA, Glasgow
  • Anna Chrystal Stephens is a member of Vulpes Vulpes, artist collective
  • Jean Boyd is a theorist and lecturer at the University of Gloucestershire

 

ITINERARY

10:00 TEA/COFFEE

10:15 WELCOME – SARAH BOWDEN

10:20 INTRODUCTION – JEAN BOYD

10:40 PRESENTATION – ANIA BAS

11:20 TEA/COFFEE

11:40 PRESENTATION – EMILY GEE

12:20 LUNCH (provided)

13:30 PRESENTATION – VIVIANA CHECCHIA

14:10 PRESENTATION – ANNA CHRYSTAL STEPHENS

14:50 TEA/COFFEE

15:10 PLENARY – JEAN BOYD

15:40 END