How can we produce art that reflects, celebrates, critiques and advances the cultural life of our community without contributing to the destruction of the setting that inspires these artistic endeavours?
Staging Sustainability is an opportunity for interdisciplinary dialogue about the issues and challenges associated with sustainable arts practice and performance. The conference considers how the arts engage questions of sustainability from a dual vantage point: cultural and ecological.
Artists and those who support the arts in a myriad of ways – from scholars, critics, producers and designers to policy-makers, industry and government – come together for talks, hands-on workshops, panel discussions, screenings and staged readings.
Keynote presenters are:
The conference is open to the public. For program details and registration info, visitwww.stagingsustainability.com
Staging Sustainability is produced and presented by the Faculty of Fine Arts, York University with the support of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.