Participation, Photography & the Politics of Space

December 21, 2012

Symposium hosted by the Special Collections Centre, University of Aberdeen in partnership with NEPAN, (an artist-led North East Participatory Arts Network) and engage Scotland.

SAVE THE DATE!

Tuesday 12th March, 2013, 11.00 – 16.30

The Sir Duncan Rice Library, University of Aberdeen

This FREE networking event and symposium is a great opportunity for creative professionals working in the North East of Scotland to meet and share ideas.

The programme includes:

 A practical opportunity to learn about how the University of Aberdeen Special Collections Centre engages visitors with its historic collections through participatory arts activities.

 Case studies of local gallery/ visual arts education projects.  An artist-led afternoon session addressing the obstacles which photographers and artist facilitators working in specific “territories” can face, with a focus on collaborations, conflicts and positive approaches to participation.

Programme information will be available from 9th January 2013 at http://www.engagescotland.org.uk

This event is free but places are limited so please book via scc.events@abdn.ac.uk

We are happy for participants to attend the full day, or just for the morning or afternoon session. Either way, please join us for a lunch. Please tell us when you will be attending when you book.

NEPAN | an artists’ blog about participatory practice.

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