Sharon Louden and Hrag Vartanian: Round-Table Discussion and Postgrad Workshop
- When 20 Apr - 20 Apr 2017
Cnr Oxford St & Greens Rd Paddington NSW 2021
UNSW Art & Design is partnering with Carriageworks and Queensland Art Gallery I Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) to bring Sydney-siders a unique and not-to-be-missed event exploring the intrinsic and immeasurable value that arts and culture produce and the essential of role of the creative practitioner.
The Artist as Culture Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life will bring together two of the most compelling international advocates for the sustained and productive contribution of artists and designers to the world around us. They are artist, educator, and editor of the publication series Living and Sustaining a Creative Life, Sharon Louden, and critic, curator, and Editor-in-Chief of the extraordinary blog and Podcast, Hyperallergic, Hrag Vartanian. The discussion will be held at Carriageworks on Wednesday 19 April, 6pm. Find out more here.
On Thursday 20 April, 10am-12pm, join us for a two-hour round-table discussion with Hrag Vartanian, Editor-in-Chief and Co-founder of Hyperallergic, and Sharon Louden, artist, educator, advocate for artists and editor of the Living and Sustaining a Creative Life book series.
In this discussion, Vartanian and Louden will share models of how creative individuals sustain their lives, as well as entertain issues and questions from the audience. The session will also take up some of the points raised in Sharon’s most recent book, The Artist as Culture Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life. Book signing to follow.
All welcome. Register here.
UNSW Art & Design postgraduate students are invited to join a special two-hour workshop with Hrag Vartanian, Editor-in-Chief and Co-founder of Hyperallergic, and Sharon Louden, artist and educator on Thursday 20 April, 2-4pm.
This active, hands-on workshop is designed for postgraduate students and focuses on developing strategies for sustaining a creative life. Students are encouraged to bring their post-graduate goals, questions and curiosities to the conversation. The session will also build on the insights developed in Sharon’s most recent book, The Artist as Culture Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life.
Please note this workshop has limited capacity - book early to secure your place. Register here.