Richard Demarco: Italy, Scotland, Europe

Leuzzi, L. (Invited speaker), Stephen Partridge (Invited speaker), Shemilt, E. (Invited speaker), Adam Lockhart (Invited speaker), Richard Demarco (Invited speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Description

Organised by Italian Studies, University of Edinburgh in collaboration with Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, University of Dundee.
Since the 1960s Richard Demarco has had a pivotal role in the production and promotion of the visual and performing arts in Scotland. The Italo-Scottish artist, cultural entrepreneur and educator has organised and fostered cultural exchanges and collaborations throughout Europe, and has been a champion of European culture and the avant-garde in Scotland. This event will be a unique opportunity to learn more about his artistic, cultural and personal heritage.

Programme: 
6.15pm Davide Messina Artworks as Networks
6.30pm Screening of Winterline (2014, 7 mins) by Elaine Shemilt
6.45pm Richard Demarco – The Italian Connection. Richard Demarco in conversation with Laura Leuzzi, Adam Lockhart, Stephen Partridge & Elaine Shemilt
7.30 Q&A
7.45 Reception
Period4 Oct 2018
Held atUniversity of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionNational