#creativeintersections Pre-Conference Curriculum

Creatives in Conversations

Free series of talks hosted at FADA Gallery at the University of Johannesburg: Bunting Campus. Every session will start promptly at 18:00.

24 February 2016 – Family Ties

In this introspection, artist-entrepreneur duo, Roger and Paul Ballen and artist-scientist duo Maria-Paola and Trevor McGurk, look at how Creativity can disrupt the Everyday around the dinner table. During this conversation they will be exploring the value of shared knowledge, unlikely intersections and collaborations, and will reflect on some of their most exciting projects impacted by their family ties.

02 March 2016 – The Multi-hyphenator

In this segment entrepreneur, philanthropist, social commentator and community builder, Shaka Sisulu, and multidisciplinary artist, designer and dot-connector, Atang Tshikare, will disect the intersection of multiple spheres of practice and explore how this can be applied as a physical framework for an alternate way of thinking and approaching creative collaborations, using their surrounding local communities as a resource and muse.

09 March 2016 – Creative Spaces

Abstract digital sculptor, designer and electrical engineer, Dr Michella Janse van Vuuren, and anthropologist, curator, communications guru, and art entrepreneur, Julie Taylor, talk to academic and performing arts expert, Mwenya Kabwe, about how to break down barriers between physical spaces and the virtual world as they take a journey exploring the intersection between diverse ideas, concepts and disciplines.

PLEASE NOTE:
Creatives and practitioners are invited to RSVP to attend by no later than three days prior to each session. Entrance is free but space is limited; first come first served. Please RSVP to conference@act.org.za indicating which session you would like to attend.

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