Ecologies of Creative Practices in Illawarra, Australia


1-day symposium/workshop exploring collective knowledge of arts and related creative practices in Illawarra to develop a Creative Ecology map of the region that identifies extrinsic and intrinsic elements that help facilitate and support these practices. Once completed, the Creative Ecology map provides a visualization of the elements present in the region – and also helps identify areas that might require further development. Hence, the Creative Ecology map also has a diagnostic function.

The programme comprises:

8:45        Coffee & light breakfast

9:00        Stuart Walker - Welcome, Introduction & Ecologies of Practice

9:30        Michael Organ - The Illawara: its history and culture

9:50        Jade Kennedy - Aboriginal Perspective of the Illawarra

10:10     Ann Martin - Art Making in Wollongong

10:30     Coffee and conversation

10:50     Susan Barnett - For the love of Art, but it wears thin

11:10     Denise Russell - Organising a Local Readers’ and Writers’ Festival

11:30     Trent Jansen - Running a Designer-Maker Practice in the Illawarra

11:50     Questions and Comments

12:00     Lunch

13:00     Lucia Parrella - In Conversation with Anne Collett on Creative Practices

13:20     All Participants - Talk about the objects they have brought with them and why they chose them

14:00     The Workshop - Introduction by Stuart Walker, Anne Collett and Jeyon Jung

14:10     Individual Exercise - Creative Ecology of the Illawarra – the Individual Participant View

14:40     Group Exercise - Pooling Individual Views to create a Group-based Creative Ecology

15:50     Group Presentations - group to present their Creative Ecology of the Illawarra

16:30     Plenary Discussion - Insights, Conclusions, Next steps, Symposium Evaluation

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When is this event?

21/10/2016
12:00 am

Location

University of Wollongong
Wollongong
Australia

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