Date: 5thth October

Time: 3.30 – 4.30 pm,

Location: Courtroom, Art Gallery of Western Australia.

Workshop moderator:

Associate Professor Paul Thomas, Director of Fine Art, UNSW Art&Design, University of New South Wales.

Dr Lindsay Kelley, UNSW Art&Design, University of New South Wales.

Workshop Leaders:

Dr Ionat Zurr – Lecturer and Academic Coordinator of SymbioticA, School of Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology at University of Western Australia

Alex White – Digital Learning Producer, Museum of Contemporary Art

Bianca Beetson – Lecturer, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Griffith University

Tara Morelos – Director, dLux Media Arts

We would like to invite you to the experimental arts workshop developed in collaboration with the Leonardo Education and Arts Forum (a working group of Leonardo ® /ISAST), and the National Institute of Experimental Arts. The workshop will identify quintessential characteristics that constitute experimental art and explore how these characteristics can be delivered through art education nationally and internationally. We are living in a time when there are significant questions and the need for experimentalism and problem finding is of great importance to engage and contribute to solutions.

The workshop is relevant to teachers, curators, artists, arts administrators to assist in defining what might constitutes and experimental artist.

The four workshop leaders will set the stage with very short presentations that will create provocations to stimulate discussion by all the workshop participants. The group’s comments will be noted and used to present a summary of some of the essential elements and attributes that become part of a course outline for students.

The contents are now distributed online.

LEAF Experimental Arts Course outline

LEAF: Experimental Arts Panel Notes

LEAF Experimental Arts Q&A