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Sustainable Art Communities: Creativity and Policy in the Transnational Caribbean

‘Sustainable Art Communities: Creativity and Policy in the Transnational Caribbean’ explores how the understanding and formation of sustainable community for the Caribbean and its global diaspora may be supported by art practice, curating and museums. It fosters networks of exchange and collaboration among academics, artists, curators and policymakers from the UK and the Netherlands, as well as various countries in the English and Dutch-speaking Caribbean and their diasporas.

We are pleased to announce the details of our second conference:

‘Sustainable Art Communities: Creativity and Policy in the Transnational Caribbean’, the Institute for International Visual Arts (Iniva, London), 03-04 December 2013

Download the conference flyer [PDF]
The final conference schedule is now available [PDF]

Confirmed speakers include:
Alessio Antoniolli (UK), Marielle Barrow (Trinidad),
Charles Campbell (Jamaica/UK), Annalee Davis (Barbados),
Joy Gregory (UK), Therese Hadchity (Barbados),
Glenda Heyliger (Aruba), Rosemarijn Hoefte (Netherlands),
Yudhishthir Raj Isar (France/India), Tessa Jackson (UK),
Nancy Jouwe (Netherlands), Charl Landvreugd (Netherlands),
Wayne Modest (Netherlands),
Petrona Morrison (Jamaica), Jynell Osborne (Guyana),
Marcel Pinas (Suriname),
Dhiradj Ramsamoedj (Suriname), Leon Wainwright (UK), and Kitty Zijlmans (Netherlands)

Marlon Griffith 2012 ‘Kawa no ji’ - photo

Marlon Griffith 2012 ‘Kawa no ji’. Japanese washi, dimensions variable. Installed at Mino, Gifu, Japan. Image courtesy of the artist.

This is the second conference in a two-year international research project led by Dr Leon Wainwright (The Open University, UK), with Co-Investigator Professor Dr Kitty Zijlmans (Leiden University), funded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC, UK), in partnership with the Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam and Iniva, the Institute of International Visual Arts, London.

Follow this link for footage and information about our first conference.

 

Book your place

Delegates are encouraged to attend on both days of the conference in order to ensure a continuous discussion.
Entrance is free and open to all, but places are limited, so we ask that you please book your place online or call 020 7749 1240 or email bookings@rivingtonplace.org 

 

Venue directions and further details are available from Iniva's website.


‘Sustainable Art Communities: Creativity and Policy in the Transnational Caribbean’ is a Research Networking and Exchange Project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).

University of Leiden
The Open University
Tropenmusuem
Iniva
Rivington Place


NWO  
Research Councils UK