Where you Fae? Where we Gaun?: Celebrating and Grappling with Arts and Identity in Scotland

A symposium delivered by The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Scottish Youth Theatre and Glasgow Life

Venue: Scottish Youth Theatre, The Old Sheriff Court, 105 Brunswick Street, Glasgow, G1 1TF

Date: Thu 15 March 1 – 7pm. 

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Where you Fae? Where we Gaun? is a symposium which will explore the variety of routes taken by people in the creative sector, with a focus on supporting and celebrating diversity and identity within arts practice in Scotland.

Emerging and established artists and facilitators will present their own journeys, starting the discussion on how identity and artistic practice brings us all together. Together, we will develop our understanding by mapping the extraordinary journeys taken, creating a visual map as we progress through the day.

The symposium will begin at 1pm, where you can network with other delegates or visit the exhibition showcase, enjoying some light refreshments before you take your seat at 2pm.

Facilitators

Briana Pegado

Ankna Arockiam is a young Indian mezzo-soprano currently pursuing her research at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, where she is studying identities of Indians who are Western Classical musicians. She is also the chair of the Student Working Group at the AEC (Association Européenne des Conservatoires). 

Speakers

Tony Mills is a dancer, choreographer, host and facilitator of live events for theatre and cultural organisations.

Tawona Sitole is co-founder of art collective Seeds Of Thought and a published poet, playwright and musician. He holds the Glasgow University positions of Artist in Residence (School of Education) and Honorary Research Fellow (Creativity Culture and Faith.)

Matthew Arthur Williams lives and works in Glasgow as a freelance photographer and visual artist. He graduated with a BA Photography from Manchester Metropolitan in 2012.

Rose Manson is a DJ, Glasgow University Theatre Studies student and manager of Subcity Radio, an independent, non-profit station based in Glasgow and broadcasting to the world.

TBC: Adura Onashile is an award winning Glasgow based writer, performer and director. She is artist in residence at the National Theatre of Scotland and writer in residence at the Traverse Theatre. 

 

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