Exploring the Future of Arts & Culture

June 13, 2024 9:36 am in by

Uncover the intersection of art, technology, and mental well-being at Wingecarribee Shire Council’s “Arts and Culture, In Conversation” panel discussion.

The free event explores critical and contemporary topics through engaging keynote speeches and audience Q&A.

The event will commence with a series of keynote speeches, each lasting 15 minutes, delivered by specialist speakers in their respective fields.

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There will be a discussion among the panellists, leading into a Q&A session where the audience will have the opportunity to engage directly with the speakers.

A morning tea break will provide a moment for networking and informal conversations.

Master of Ceremonies is Harriet Goodall, a local artist living in Robertson who runs her own independent art studio making sculptures, lighting and hand-woven installations for private and commercial clients.

Rose Marin will delve into the critical issue of sustainability within the arts, with a particular emphasis on waste reduction.

Justin Harvey will explore the burgeoning field of AI in art, examining how artificial intelligence is transforming artistic practices and the implications for the future of creativity.

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Paddy O’Dwyer will provide insights into the challenges faced by emerging artists and the critical knowledge and resources they need to succeed.

Patrick Nellestein will speak on the role that art plays in therapy and mental health, highlighting how creative expression can foster resilience.

The In Conversation panel is a unique opportunity to gain diverse perspectives on contemporary issues in the arts and culture sector.

Whether you are an artist, educator, or enthusiast, the event is designed to inspire and inform, and
hear ideas from the Community about the future in terms of local arts/culture to develop an arts and culture strategy to meet the needs of the community.