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ITAC3 Programme announced

We are delighted to announce the ITAC3 Programme.  Details are included on the programme page of the website and a PDF version is available to download. Speakers include:

  • Royston Maldoom
  • Amica Dall, Assemble
  • Patrick Fox, Heart of Glass
  • Bruce Phillips, Te Tuhi
  • Susanne Burns, ArtWorks
  • Thomas Cabaniss, Carnegie Hall, New York
  • Puneeta Roy, The Yuva Ekta Foundation
  • Amer Matar and Yasmin Fedda, Syria’s Mobile Phone Film Festival
  • Ellie Harrison, Radical Renewable Art and Activism Fund

Further details of the programme will be announced in the next few weeks, follow the website for updates.

Bursary Packages for ITAC3

The ITAC3 funders are offering 15 funded bursary packages to allow artists from around the world to attend the 3 day conference. The bursary scheme is intended to support artists and students working in the field of participatory arts for whom the conference costs are a barrier to attending.

Bursary packages will cover the following:
– For UK based artists and students – the conference package and 2 nights accommodation
– For international artists – the conference package, 3 nights accommodation and a contribution towards travel up to a maximum of £1000.

 

To be eligible for a bursary you must meet the bursary criteria.  Visit our Bursaries page for the full criteria and application form.

Advance Booking for ITAC3 ends 30 January

The Advance Booking period for ITAC3 delegate packages ends this weekend.
Visit our Eventbrite page for full package and booking information

Early Bird packages will be available to book from 31 January – to guarantee accommodation bookings must be made by 30 March 2016.

The ITAC3 Conference brings together artists, organisations, funders and researchers from all over the world to explore key issues relating to participatory arts practice through an inspiring mix of curated conversations, practical workshops, keynote speeches, seminars and round-table discussions.

Last week we announced the first confirmed speakers for ITAC3: internationally renowned choreographer Royston Maldoom and 2015 Turner Prize winning artist collective, Assemble. Visit the ITAC3 programme page for more information about the speakers.

Call for Proposals for ITAC3

The ITAC3 Programme Committee is seeking proposals from the global community that reflect the best thinking and practice in participatory arts / teaching artistry informed by theory, research, and projects in the field.

Session themes / topics
The committee invites proposals that seek to present best, next and radical practice, through presentation, papers and or practical sessions and approaches. Conference sessions/ presentations (of between 20 and 90 minutes) should encourage critical reflection and hands-on exploration in response to the three conference questions:
How can we collectively strengthen support for artists working with people?
How is participatory arts practice evolving to meet the challenges of the 21st century
What can the world learn from radical approaches to socially engaged art-making?

Session formats
Proposals can take the form of:
practical workshops
research papers

round table /panel discussions
Ted style talks
Short films

More information and submitting a proposal
For more information and details of how to submit a proposal see the Call for Proposals page.  Please note the closing date for proposals is Monday 22 February 2016.

Advance Booking now open for ITAC3

Advance Booking for ITAC3 is now open

Visit our Eventbrite page for full package and booking information

The ITAC3 Conference brings together artists, organisations, funders and researchers from all over the world to explore key issues relating to participatory arts practice through an inspiring mix of curated conversations, practical workshops, keynote speeches, seminars and round-table discussions.

Creative Scotland is managing and hosting the ITAC3 conference in Edinburgh in August 2016 in partnership with Paul Hamlyn Foundation, ArtWorks Alliance and the conference originators. This is the third International Teaching Artist Conference, the first held in Oslo in 2012 and the second held in Brisbane in 2014.

The biennial events aim to be a dynamic platform for:
sharing practice, learning and research in the field of participatory arts // showcasing best and next practice for the host and visiting nations // generating new connections and building a palpable energy towards an international community.

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Save the Date – ITAC3, Edinburgh, 3-5 August 2016

Creative Scotland is delighted to be hosting ITAC3 – the Third International Teaching Artist Conference –  in partnership with Paul Hamlyn Foundation, ArtWorks Alliance and the conference originators.

The Conference brings together artists, organisations, funders and researchers from all over the world to explore key issues relating to participatory arts practice through an inspiring mix of curated conversations, practical workshops, keynote speeches, seminars and round-table discussions.

ITAC3 follows 2 previous International Teaching Artist Conferences, the first held in Oslo in 2012 and the second in Brisbane in 2014. The 3 day conference is a partnership between the previous hosts, Eric Booth, Marit Ulvund of SEANSE, Norway, Brad Haseman and Judith McLean of Queensland University of Technology, Australia, alongside ArtWorks Alliance and current funders Creative Scotland and Paul Hamlyn Foundation.

ITAC3: Best, next and radical practice in participatory arts conference will be a dynamic platform for:  actively sharing practice, learning and research in the field of participatory arts; showcasing best and next practice for the host and visiting nations; generating new connections and building energy towards an international community.

Booking opens January 2016 – with 3 deadlines:
30 January 2016                            Advance Registration
30 March 2016                              Early Bird Registration
30 June 2016                                  Standard Registration


 

Funded by Creative Scotland and Paul Hamlyn Foundation,
building on the ArtWorks Initiative

ITAC3 save the date pdf