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Community Cultural Development (Singapore) and NTU-ADM Present:

The Talking Series:  Research and Practice in Visual Art with Communities

The following evenings are meant for all those interested to understand and discuss ideas with the speakers through their research work.  The presentations are meant to be a springboard to elaborating, extending and exploring the notions that are put forward with the audience.

Coffee and cake will be provided for an evening of conversation with the speakers.


Session 1: Participation in Visual Art- Potent Impotency

By Felicia Low

Felicia Low will be presenting the first chapter of her PhD thesis. It traces the beginnings and ramblings of the birth of participation produced as art, the politics of participation beyond art & art for social change.

10 April 2014, 7 – 8.30pm @ CCD Studio: Blk B, Goodman Arts Centre, #05-02, S439053. Free.

To register, please go to http://apesnap.com/event/Talkseries1



Session 2: Cultural Art Practices in Care Settings: Reflection on the need for a practice framework

By Michael Tan

Michael Tan will speak about cultural art practices at the intersection of Arts and Health with an intent to explore with audience the fundamental concepts that might be useful to inform practice of such.

22 May 2014, 7 – 8.30pm @ CCD Studio: Blk B, Goodman Arts Centre, #05-02, S439053. Free.

To register, please go to http://apesnap.com/event/Talkseries2



About the organizers

Asst. Prof. Michael Tan joined the School of Art, Design and Media (ADM) in September 2007. He teaches in 4D Foundation Studies and Visual Communication. Using art and design practice as a starting point, his  doctoral work seeks to link art and design to the field of social sciences, humanities and medical humanities.

Felicia Low is currently a doctoral scholar at the NUS (Cultural Studies in Asia). She has been a practicing visual artist since 1999. Her projects have mostly been site-specific and over recent years, have come to be community-specific as she works collaboratively with different sectors of society. Her doctoral research looks into the politics of visual art practices with subaltern communities in Singapore.


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