The sculpture question

Perk, Terry; Heywood, Anthony and Rahtz, Dominic (2014) The sculpture question. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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'The Sculpture Question' is a conference presented by the Sculpture Question Research Group in partnership with Folkestone Triennial and the University for the Creative Arts, Canterbury. In a post-medium art world, the term 'sculpture' still has resonance and significance for artists who continue to align themselves with its histories and challenges. Yet over the last half century the practice of sculpture has increasingly positioned itself in the realms of installation, architecture, performance and design, as well as more symbolically in social and political territories. In these inter-disciplinary and trans-disciplinary contexts how might sculpture, as a discipline of fine art, continue to be taught and defined today? Over two days, 'The Sculpture Question' conference will explore these ideas through the context of the Folkestone Triennial. Members of The Sculpture Question Research Group will chair and contribute to discussions and debates with an internationally reaching group of keynote speakers and panel members. The conference is part-funded by the ICR (Interregional Culture-led Regeneration) project selected under the Interreg IVA France (Channel) England programme, a European Development Regional Fund initiative. Launched in October 2011, 'The Sculpture Question' is a creative research project bringing together artists, curators, students, academics and others to investigate the challenges that contemporary 'sculpture' presents to art education, and the possibilities that these challenges open up. The project was initiated through the Schools of Fine Arts and Postgraduate Studies at the University for the Creative Arts.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Members: University for the Creative Arts
Depositing User: ULCC Admin
Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2016 12:56
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2016 12:56

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