Decolonizing Art-Making in the Anthropocene – Shzr Ee Tan (ethnomusicologist) and Dinuk Wijeratne (composer and pianist)
Art-Making in the Anthropocene is a series of 8 free online talks/discussions and an online concert, which bring together Scottish and international artists, activists, and academics from across disciplines to explore what art-making can be in this time of ecological emergency.
Art-Making in the Anthropocene is funded by a Royal Society of Edinburgh Research Workshop grant, and co-organized by Dr Emily Doolittle, Dr Sarah Hopfinger, and Dr Stuart MacRae at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
For more information or to book (free) tickets please email [email protected].
What is Art-Making in the Anthropocene
Deborah Dixon (geographer) and Gabriela Lena Frank (composer)
Tuesday 16 February 2021, 17:00-18:30 UTC (GMT)
Creating Inclusive Arts Practices in the Anthropocene
Holly Mathieson (conductor), Raeesa Lalani (artistic director, actor) and Uchenna Ngwe (oboist, artistic director and researcher)
Tuesday 23 February 2021, 17:00-18:30 UTC (GMT)
Somatic Art-Making Practices in the Anthropocene
Petra Kuppers (performance artist and disability culture activist), Robbie Synge (choreographer and performer) and Julie Cleves (performance, dance and visual artist)
Tuesday 2 March 2021, 17:00-18:30 UTC (GMT)
Decolonizing Art-Making in the Anthropocene
Shzr Ee Tan (ethnomusicologist) and Dinuk Wijeratne (composer and pianist)
Tuesday 9 March 2021, 17:00-18:30 UTC (GMT)
Interdisciplinary Art-Making in the Anthropocene
Lekelia Jenkins (marine sustainability scientist and science dance choreographer) and Lewis Hou (interdisciplinary education specialist, director of Science Ceilidh)
Tuesday 16 March 2021, 17:00-18:30 UTC (GMT)
Art-Making With/About the Anthropocene
Sarah Nicolls (pianist), Julie Sperling (mosaic artist) and Frances Wilson (artist)
Tuesday 23 March 2021, 17:00 – 18:30 UTC (GMT)
Environment and Art-Making in the Anthropocene +
Rosemary Lee (choreographer and performer) and Paul Michael Henry (performance artist and dancer)
Tuesday 30 March 2021, 17:00 – 18:30 UTC (GMT)
Past, Present and Future
Margaret Bennett (folklorist and musician) and Mele Broomes (artist and director)
Tuesday 6 April 2021, 17:00 – 18:30 UTC (GMT)
Art-Making in the Anthropocene Concert
Katherine Wren and Nordic Viola
For more information please contact [email protected] or visit the link below.