Galoshans Festival hosts the Symposium – ‘Making It’ An international platform that explores how artists and producers are creating work outside of conventional venues in Scotland and abroad.
Making It is a unique opportunity to meet artists, producers, festival directors, presenters and cultural planners from across Scotland and Europe for a day of presentations, workshops, discussion and networking. It is funded by IN SITU and Creative Scotland and presented in partnership with the Beacon Arts Centre
The programme includes a Key Note Speech by Angus Farquhar of NVA and presentations by LJ Findlay – Walsh of Mischief La Bas and Visual Artist Saffy Setohy. Further speakers to be announced.
Artists working on an international scale will share insights on their creative process. There will be presentations on collaborating across borders and across art-form.
International producers from IN SITU will discuss the kind of questions being explored by European artists and the type of work being produced.
The directors of Cove Park (Scotland) and Sura Medura (Sri Lanka) will discuss the part residencies can play in supporting an artists’ development.
There will be workshops to look at how collaborative projects might be put together.
Finally, participants in the symposium will be invited to apply to take part in two innovative residencies in Cove Park in 2017.
Registration and Welcome Coffee - 9am
Programme - 9.30am - 5pm on Friday 28th October.
Lunch will be provided.