WORKSHOP - The Roles of Arts, Social Values and Science in Mining


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Presenter:  College of Indigenous Futures, Arts & Society, Charles Darwin University, Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide, SA & #ARTLABDARWIN

Date: Aug 22, 2019

Time: 12:00pm

Contact person:  ArtLabDarwin
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E: artlabsubmission@gmail.com

Location:  Charles Darwin University, Casuarina NT ( CDU Art Gallery & Mal Nairn Auditorium)

Mining in Australian land is a significant contributor to Australian culture and economy. Many different oresand minerals are mined throughout the country. Although mining booms have created social wealth andencouraged immigration, a number of mining practices have raised environmental issues and faced socialcontestation. The aim of this workshop is to provide an interdisciplinary forum to engage with key social andphilosophical questions about the arts and sciences of mining.

Keynotes and Panels: 1.30pm,, Mal Nairn AuditoriumI
Introduction/Q&A: 12pm, CDU Art Gallery
Website: https://artlabevent.wixsite.com/website
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Keynotes
  • Professor Stephen Muecke: Jury Chair of English Language and Literature in the School ofHumanities atthe University of Adelaide.
  • Perdita Phillips: contemporary artist, independent researcher and founder and editor ofLethologica Press.

Other Related Public events

  • 20 August: Still Lives: A Beautiful Science @ CDU Art Gallery Foyer - Official Opening 20 August @ 5.30pm. A Beautiful Science & Refugia (Events in Darwin Festival https://www.darwinfestival.org.au)
  • 20 August: Refugia @ CDU Art Gallery Foyer - Official Opening 20 August @ 5.30pm A Beautiful Science & Refugia (Events in Darwin Festival https://www.darwinfestival.org.au)
  • 21 August: Exhibition Opening (re-imagined Hylogger and petrology data) Pirrie Art Space. Debut new music performance (composed from Hylogger and mining-related data by Cathy Applegate).
  • 21 August: Festival Forest Bathing. Shinrin Yoku is a wellbeing practice combining elements of mindfulness, sensory immersion and nature connection. Limited places. Register¬†HERE
  • 24 August: Artist Floor Talk Pirrie Art Space, Darwin.
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