Monday, August 29, 2011

Chair for Exhibition Public Forum Announced

Art and the Communication of Climate Science- Making Sense of how artists and scientists can collaborate on the question of the ozone hole and biodiversity in Antarctica.

We are pleased to announce Associate Professor Linda Williams from RMIT will be Chairing the Public Symposium during the exhibition of Making Sense at Craft Victoria.The objective of the symposium is to stimulate an open dialogue between Melbourne based Artists and Scientists. We are interested in bringing together key people from both these fields to construct a community for future collaborations, further enriching both research disciplines.

Chair- Assoc Professor Linda Williams Associate Professor in Art, Environment and Cultural Studies and Program Coordinator of the Honours Program in the School of Art. She also leads the Art and Sustainability Research Cluster at RMIT. Along with her work as a widely published art critic, she has published in the field of the history of culture and science, philosophy and critical theory, and is an active member of the Globalization and Culture project in the Global Cities Research Institute at RMIT. She is also an international reader for the ARC.

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