SightSonic/Science City York Seminars
Saturday 15 March 2008
Fountains Lecture Theatre, York St John University
SightSonic, in partnership with Science City York, offers free seminars led by some of the UK’s leading digital artists and creative practitioners.
Aimed at anyone with an interest in furthering their digital creative skills or developing their professional practice, the seminars will offer a fascinating insight into the artists’ practice and the technology they use to create their work.
The programme for the day is:
10:30 Craig Vear
A leading sound artist and composer, Craig will be discussing field recordings and sound installation work.
One of the UK’s foremost A/V multimedia artists, Vicki will be talking about the audio and video manipulation technology she uses in her creative practice.
12:30 Lunch (provided free of charge to delegates)
Practising artists and curators of Template, this year’s SightSonic exhibition at City Screen, Joe and Chris will talk about the curation of art exhibitions and group shows, from the point of view of the artist and the curator.
Ruth Jarman and Joe Gerhardt will discuss their use of digital moving image technologies in the creation of their award-winning films.
15:25 Jamie Wyld
Head of Media Arts at Lighthouse Arts in Brighton and formerly Visual Arts Officer for Arts Council England, Jamie will be talking about how to put together effective proposals and funding bids and get your work shown.
Jamie has also very kindly offered to run three 20-minute one-to-one advice sessions following his seminar. These sessions will provide the opportunity to get expert advice on your project proposal or funding bid. If you’re interested in booking one of these sessions please email Kirsty Halliday at email@example.com including a brief biography, an outline of the area you would like to discuss with Jamie and a short list of questions for Jamie by Friday 7th March.
The seminars are free of charge. Anyone interested in attending should email firstname.lastname@example.org (please note that you will also be able to turn up on the day but pre-bookings will assist with arrangements for refreshments)
Speaker biographies and venue details and maps can be found at www.sightsonic.org