Creativity in Crisis

I’m delighted to be contributing to a workshop at Queens Uni Belfast next month entitled ‘Creativity in Crisis’

CiC Workshop Poster


C R E A T I V I T Y      I N     C R I S I S

A r t s  i n  t h e  A g e  of  A u s t e r i t y

Organisers: Ioannis Tsioulakis,

Evi Chatzipanagiotidou,

and Fiona Murphy

7 & 8 December 2018


Friday 7 December

2-3pm | Panel: Crisis and Austerity in the fringes of
Daniel Knight (University of St. Andrews): ‘Futural Orientations and the
Timespace of Crisis’
Niamh Hourigan (University College Cork): ‘Austerity and Striving in
the Republic of Ireland: Youth, Aspiration and Relative Deprivation’

3:00-3.30pm | Coffee/Tea Break

3.30-4.30pm | Roundtable: Creative Belfast
A discussion with The Duncairn Centre for Culture and Arts: Ray Giffen
(Director), Debbie Young (Arts Outreach Officer), Conor Caldwell
(Musician, Researcher, and Curator), and Eimear Ó Caoilte (Artist in
Residence – Ceramics)

4.30-5.30pm | Panel: Musicians: Labour, Leisure and
Ana Hofman (Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts): ‘The politics
of leisure in a time of crisis‘
Simon McKerrell (Newcastle University): ‘Mobilizing Argyll’s traditional
music for sustainable economic and cultural growth in the rural
creative economy’

6-7pm | Wine Reception
Saturday 8 December | Old Staff Common Room

10-11am | Panel: Artists, Livelihoods, Funding
Kayla Rush (QUB): ‘Austerity, Affect, and Myth: Arts Funding Futures in
Northern Ireland’
Mirjami Schuppert (Curator, Belfast): ‘The Challenges of Independent
Curatorial Practice’

11.00-11.30 | Coffee/Tea Break

11.30-12.30 | Panel: Creativity and Social Change
Maruška Svašek (QUB): ‘Creativity in Crisis: Censorship and Competition’
Koichi Samuels (QUB): ‘Digital Creativity and Social Innovation: driving
social change through creative practices’

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