ENTWINED Online Assemblage is an asynchronous conference, hosted by Newcastle University’s Institute of Creative Arts Practice, and takes the form of a series of pre-recorded conversations and presentations. The speakers include several of the ENTWINED artists and partners as well as artists and academics who are interested in the rural and/or what makes place. The films will be available from Monday 29th November, free for everyone to access, via this link here.
The speakers include:
Leandro Pisano curator, writer and independent researcher who is interested in intersections between art, sound and technoculture, Leandro looks at rurality on a local and global scale.
Prof Esther Peeren is Professor of Cultural Analysis, University of Amsterdam and is working on a global project called ‘Rural Imaginations’.
Mike Pratt CEO Northumberland Wildlife Trust, speaking from Kielder and talking about the Wildwood Project at Kielderhead and the importance of ‘repair, restoration and rewilding, both of ourselves and of places’.
Dr Menelaos Gkartzios, Reader in Planning & Rural Development, Newcastle University, talks about the rural and artistic practices, examples of visual arts in the global countryside (Japan) and residencies, mobility and rural place-making.
Henna Asikainen presents a video about her project ‘Delicate Shuttle’. Henna’s artwork is concerned with humans’ complex relationship with nature and its intersections with social justice, climate justice, migration and notions of belonging.
Rob & Harriet Fraser present a video reflecting on their project ‘Sense of Here’ in Cumbria’s Lake District
Laura Harrington introduces ‘Fieldworking: Artist Camp’, a project by Laura Harrington with Chris Bate, Ludwig Berger, Sarah Bouttell, Luce Choules, Simone Kenyon, Fiona MacDonald, Lee Patterson, Meredith Root-Bernstein and Moor House-Upper Teesdale National Nature Reserve.
Prof Ysanne Holt Department of Arts, Northumbria University presents ideas from her ENTWINED essay ‘Tangled Up in Place’.
ENTWINED associate artist Kate Liston in conversation with Roy Claire Potter. Roy is an artist working between performance and writing and senior lecturer, School of Art & Design Liverpool John Moores University
ENTWINED artist Bridget Kennedy in conversation with Prof Ysanne Holt
ENTWINED artists open discussion at the exhibition at Highgreen, September 4th 2021 chaired by Susan Trangmar