This session is designed for arts venues, local authorities and third sector organisations interested in taking their artistic programme outdoors for the first time.
During this information session attendees will be given an over-view of the breadth of outdoor arts contexts in Scotland as well as the audience development benefits and place making potential inherent within the artform. We’ll also hear dynamic case studies from artists, organisations and venues who have successfully harnessed the outdoor arts to re-imagine public spaces as places of artistic discovery.
Speakers will include:
Hosts: Martin Danziger (Artistic Director, Modo) and Melanie Jordan (Physical Theatre Practitioner & Co-ordinator, Surge) will give an over-view of the thriving and diverse outdoor arts sector in Scotland.
Case Study Presentations:
*All or Nothing's Artistic Director Jennifer Paterson will talk about their experiences working outdoors in all kinds of Scottish settings and all kinds of Scottish weather.
*Tenterhooks will delve into their experiences of creating the family friendly touring work ‘Call of Nature’.
*Dance Artist Saffy Setohy will discuss her collaborative project ‘Bodies of Water’, developed with support from The Work Room, Findhorn Bay Arts, and The Touring Network through their BRAW rural touring research initiative.
*Mischief La-Bas’s Artistic Director Angie Dight will give an overview of their award winning large scale site specific work ‘Nursery Crymes’ as well as highlighting their approach to developing walkabout performance over the last 28 years.
*Renfrewshire Leisure and Paisley Arts Centre will share their experiences of bringing vibrant outdoor festival programmes to audiences across the region with a spotlight on their latest venture ‘Out of Place Festival’.
This event will be hosted on Zoom
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