The Art of Conviviality: Tools for Shared Values and Communities

Description

What makes for the spirit of reciprocal art-making in an age of fragmentation?

In a 3-day hands-on series of workshops and a seminar, we explore the topic of conviviality in participative and social art practices.

We hope this workshop and seminar will be useful for emerging and experienced artists from across all art forms interested in expanding their toolkit in the field of collaborative and social practice, as well as educators, activists, workers and thinkers engaged in community-based practice.

If you are interested in how creative engagement can nurture global citizenship and empathic action around local and global justice themes, this workshop is for you!

DAY 1 – WORKSHOP BY SUSANNE BOSCH

21 Nov 2017 (Tues)

10.30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

In an exclusive full-day workshop for the first time in Singapore, German artist Susanne Bosch offers a “convivialist toolbox” and experimental format of approaching a human, societal or globally urgent topic, that asks:

· What makes for the spirit of reciprocal art-making in an age of fragmentation?
· How can we apply this to our own creative context? When does value emerge?

· How can we build skills to bring others on a journey of transformation and growth as global citizens?

DAY 2 – PUBLIC SEMINAR + EXPERIENTIAL TOUR

22 Nov 2017 (Wed)

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Artist Susanne Bosch and Researcher/Curator Herman Bashiron Mendolicchio will host a public seminar featuring presentations and a conversation circle with local artists and practitioners.

After this event, there will be an artist-led experiential tour by theatre practitioner Jalyn Han. (Dependent on final participant numbers.)

EXPERIENTIAL TOUR
Limited to 40 pax. RSVP required
Site to be announced

Using the philosophy and inspired by theatre practitioner and trainer Jalyn Han’s Seeding Lab, participants are invited to activate their senses and explore from ‘nothing’, with nobody knowing where or what our union of ideas will lead to. Seeding Lab is a common space and time for curious minds to generate fresh ideas and forms; to express their innermost voices..

Please note:
  • Wear comfortable clothing on all sessions as we’ll be moving around quite a bit.
  • You are responsible for your own pacing of the physical movements during the workshop – listen to your body.
  • Priority is given to registrations as places are limited.

More information to be announced soon.

DAY 2 is FREE and open to the public.

DAY 3 – WORKSHOP BY TAN BIYUN

23 Nov 2017 (Thurs)

10.30 a.m. - 1.30 p.m.

Using the recent Save Sungei Road Campaign as a case study, Singaporean artist Tan Biyun takes participants into an immersive exhibition space.

Through practical exercises, participants will be exposed to various aspects, perspectives, and events from the Sungei Road campaign through text, images, sounds, video, activities that had been organised by different parties. The artist shares her own experiences as part of the event.


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Tickets are available online through Peatix.

Students enjoy a 50% off all workshop prices with proof of student identity at entry. Use coupon code "BRACK50"

For our facilitators' information, you will be asked to fill out a form via Peatix. Or email us with the subject line "2017 Conviviality Workshop", and provide the following details:

- Full Name
- Tell us a little about yourself and your Interests
- Contact Details (email and mobile no.)

Email for inquiries | hey@brack.com


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  • The event description was updated. Diff#284486 2017-10-06 14:54:04
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Nov 21 - Nov 23, 2017
[ Tue ] - [ Thu ]
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM SGT
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Venue
Singapore Art Museum
Tickets
Day 1: Workshop with Suzanne Bosch $80.00
Day 2: Public Seminar + Conversation Circle
Day 3: Workshop with Tan Biyun $50.00
Days 1 and 3: Workshops with Suzanne Bosch and Tan Biyun $100.00

On sale until Nov 18, 2017, 10:30:00 AM

Venue Address
Singapore Art Museum Glass Hall Singapore
Directions
https://www.singaporeartmuseum.sg/visitus/directions.html
Organizer
Brack
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