ArtsForum: Marie Sierra


Presented by Professor Marie Sierra, Head of the School of Visual and Performing Arts

Start Date

30th Aug 2012 12:30pm

End Date

30th Aug 2012 1:30pm


Lecture Theatre, 1A181, Academy of Arts, Inveresk campus

RSVP / Contact Information

Contact - Dr Sue Henderson P: 6324 4431 E.

ArtsForum is a series of free public lectures held at the University of Tasmania's School of Visual and Performing Arts, in the Inveresk Cultural Precinct. Students and members of the public are welcome to attend. Lectures are presented by staff, visiting scholars from Tasmania, mainland Australia and overseas, industry professionals and artists-in-residence.

All Our Relations

The 18th Biennale of Sydney, All Our Relations, takes a close look at the phenomenon of relational aesthetics in all its forms, and from around the world. Come see the slides from Marie Sierra's visit to the opening days. The official statement of the Biennale notes:

all our relations has its roots in storytelling as it is currently being re-imagined, as a coming-into-being in relation. In the reciprocity that is storytelling, both teller and listener inhabit the space of the story. Telling stories connects us and allows us to care, to be: it fosters collaboration; it aggregates knowledge and generates new ideas; it ignites change; and, ultimately, it builds community. In this matrix, the different projects can be compared to a set of storylines, which artists, curators and audiences relate and translate. Through this process, a collective composition or new Gesamtkunstwerk is accomplished in the active generation of meanings realised by all those who take part, each taking their stories home and beyond ...

Upcoming ArtsForums

Suzie Goodall, MCA Candidate | 13 September
Khai Liew, Contemporary Furniture Designer, DOT | 20 September
Carmen Reid, Artist-in-Residence, School of Visual and Performing Arts, | 27 September