Crossing Boundaries

May 2015 10.00am – 11.00am

Open Boarders: Where are you from? Considers identity, do artists belong to one culture or are they citizens of the world. There has always been an appropriation of artist’s heritage, but does art and culture belong to everyone? Debate asks questions about statehood, effects of global migration on cultural boundaries, and if it matters where you are from?

Moderators JW Stella and Mark Waugh. Participants include: Marita I sobel Solberg, Richard Demarco, :Marita Isobel Solberg (is a musician, a visual artist and poet. A nomad of the world), Richard Demarco (curator of cross-cultural links, presenting artists such as Joseph Bueys and Marina Abramovic) Tony Heaton ( artist, Chief Executive SHAPE), Angela Vettese (is an art critic, curator, she was president of the international jury of the Biennale of visual arts in Venice. From 1995 to 2003), Ala Younis (Artist and curator based in Amman) Gaynor O’Flynn (artist and pioneer in interactive, inter disciplinary art).

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