Awkward Bastards Symposium - the timetable
Here's the schedule for the Awkward Bastards Symposium at mac birmingham in March. Tickets are available from the mac website!read more...
TIMETABLE for the day:
- Dorothy Wilson CEO of mac opens Awkward Bastards.
- Mc for the day Garry Robson.
10:20am – 11:15am - Keynote Speaker;
- Professor David Turner (Swansea University) 'Exploring Disability in a historical and contemporary context'
11:15am - 11:35am;
11:35am – 1:00pm - Rethinking Diversity - 4 stories introduced by Skinder Hundal;
- Marlene Smith
- Tony Heaton
- Gemma Marmalade
- Speaker tbc
1:45pm – 2:55pm - Institutional behaviours to Interpretation;
- 'Disabling the Museum' Amanda Cachia USA/AUS
- 'Queering the Museum' Matt Smith
2:55pm – 3:05pm;
3:05pm – 4:00pm - 'Why is it so difficult to define yourself as Disabled artist?';
- Christine Sun Kim (film) USA
- Gill Nicol
- Sean burn
- Vacuum Cleaner
4:00pm – 4:20pm;
4:20pm - 4:55pm - 'What comes next' panel made up of;
- Lois Keidan
- Amanda Cachia
- Skinder Hundal
- Abid Hussain
- Mike Layward
4:55pm – 5:10pm;
Preview of 'Disrupted'
Happening throughout the day;
'Masters of the Awkward Bastards 2015'
Award winning artist Tanya Raabe will capture, interactions, physicality's and moments of expression in expressive drawings of the faces of the delegates, audience and presenters at the Awkward Bastards Symposium creating an evolving portrait gallery to be bought and sold at the event as 'Masters of the Awkward Bastards 2015'.
Further information on the Symposium, is available from the Projects page of the DASH website.