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|<nettime-ann> Re-structure 2014 Conference in Melbourne / Centre for Creative Arts|
The Centre for Creative Arts, La Trobe University, cordially invites you to the Re-structure 2014 Conference in Melbourne. This conference discusses the current re-structuring of the arts, culture and creative sector in Australia.
If you can't make it on the day - the conference comes to you via live stream.
We would feel very honoured to see you at the conference and we would appreciate if you could circulate the press release below among your friends and networks.
Jan Hendrik Brueggemeier on behalf of the Centre for Creative Arts
////// Press release //////
2014 - A conference discussing the
re-structuring of the arts, culture
and creative sector in Australia
20. Nov 2014
knowledge sharing and art practice be
maintained and organised differently in
looks at the current state of the arts, and
considers alternative modes of culture and
knowledge production within times of
shrinking public expenditures. Featuring
participants from performance, fashion,
gaming, media and community intervention,
the event explores both broader sustainable
strategies as well as "clever partial
solutions" to cultural and knowledge
production in a post-public sector
alternatives, the Re-structure
Conference looks to the
proliferation of smaller scale community
economies worldwide, in both on and
offline environments, and to the
modes of cultural production and knowledge
exchange with other sectors such as
will include presentations by Dr. Stephen
Healy (co-author of Take Back the
Economy), Dr Joan Staples (researcher
/ Environment Victoria), Dr Geert Lovink
(Institute of Network Cultures), Angharad
Wynne-Jones (artshouse / tippingpoint
Australia), Dr. Maria Miranda (artist /
researcher / ARI experience), Jon Hawkes
(policy analyst / co-founder Circus Oz), Dr.
Grace McQuilten (researcher / curator /
founder of Social Studio), Siying Zhou
(artist, VCA / Melbourne Uni), Trent Kusters
(League of Geeks), Dr. Katharine McKinnon
(community planer / La Trobe University),
Rick Chen (pozible.com), Fee Plumley
(artist, digital activist), Vic McEwan (CAD
factory) and many more. (See website for
While focussing on what can be done locally, Re-structure 2014 also considers developments occurring elsewhere on this planet. In this light, Re-structure 2014 takes place synchronously to the in Amsterdam, MyCreativity Sweatshop: A Reality Check on the Creative Industries organised by Institute of Network Cultures in Amsterdam.
Contact:Jan Hendrik Brueggemeier,
curator, Centre for Creative Arts, La Trobe University
mobile: 0432 486 793
Keynote by Dr Stephen Healy (co-author of Take Back the Economy)
Panel 1: Artist run initiatives – How gets art into communities and community into arts?
Here current examples of ARI are being discussed that engage with community economies as well as introduces into modes of cultural production within different communities.
Panelists: Dr Maria Miranda, Siying Zhou & Dr Grace McQuilten
Panel 2: Internet and cultural platforms - The merits and disillusions of the Internet
Although the Internet offers means for networking and self-organisation, one question remains: if we can come up with alternative platforms to what current crowd-funding websites are already offering and under which framework could we do that?
Panelists: Trent Kusters, Rick Chen & Fee Plumley
Panel 3: Learning from
Panel 4: Culture & civil society
Panel 5: My.Creativity Sweatshop: A
Reality Check on the Creative Industries
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