Practice, Place, Purpose

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University of Exeter, XFI Building, Streatham Campus Henderson Lecture Theatre Exeter EX4

georgina.bolton@nationaltrust.org.uk
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/practice-place-purpose-tickets-44551392414

Thursday 28 June 2018
10.30am - 5.15pm
Admission Fee: £25 (early bird), £20 (Concessions), £30 Adult
Booking essential
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Led by stewardship organisations National Trust, Forestry Commission England, Canal & River Trust and Churches Conservation Trust in partnership with Exeter University, Practice, Place Purpose is a one day symposium exploring the purpose and practice of place-based contemporary arts commissioning and its impact. Expect artist led outdoor wanderings, research papers and provocative debate with plenty of opportunity for participation and discussion.

Speakers include: Keynote by Katherine Clarke, MUF Architecture/art with further contributions and provocations by Professor Andrew Newman, Prof of Cultural Gerontology at the University of Newcastle and Chrissie Tiller, a writer, thinker, teacher and advisor.

A storytelling picnic lunch will be served by artists Natasha Rosling and Vilma Loustarinen as a shared celebration of the local landscape. Expect an exploration of the poetic connections between food, place and the human body.

Full symposium schedule, speaker list and biographies will be available to download soon.

2 x paid reporting bursaries are available to document the symposium through VASW.

The event is made possible by the generous support of Arts Council England.

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