Events

Picturing the Wilderness Symposium

Summary

Join our 2-day Symposium during Summer School

Start Date

5th Jan 2012 9:00am

End Date

6th Jan 2012 4:30pm

Venue

Dechaineaux Theatre, Tasmanian School of Art, Hunter Street, Hobart

RSVP / Contact Information

Anni Jensen - P. 6226 4300; E. Anni.Jensen@utas.edu.au

This 2 day symposium will introduce you to the concept of wilderness and theories about landscape art and the environment. It features 11 illustrated lectures by highly regarded Tasmanian artists, writers and other experts:

Dr Natasha Cica, Director, Inglis Clark Centre for Civil Society & author of Pedder Dreaming: Olegas Truchanas and a lost Tasmanian Wilderness

Dr Jane Deeth, Director, New Audiences for Art & author of Looking at Landscape

David Edgar, artist and arts administrator

Dr Julie Gough, artist and Honorary Research Fellow at UTAS, James Cook and Charles Stuart Universities

Richard Hale, Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service Officer

Dr Roslynn Haynes, Honorary Research Fellow, School of English, Journalism and European Languages & author of Tasmanian Visions: Landscapes in writing, art and philosophy

Amy Jackett, PhD candidate

David Keeling, artist, 2006 Glover Prize winner and 2010 Wynne Prize finalist

Greg Lehman, Indigenous Visiting Research Fellow, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Studies, Canberra

Prof Jeff Malpas, School of Philosophy, international expert on the concept of ‘place’

Terence Munday, artist and 'Master of Fine Arts' candidate

 

Open to the public at $30 per day, includes tea & coffee

 Click here for further information and a full program