Richard Demarco: Italy, Scotland, Europe

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Richard Demarco: Italy, Scotland, Europe

Thursday 4th October 2018
50 George Square, Project Room, University of Edinburgh

Organised by Italian Studies, University of Edinburgh in collaboration with Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, University of Dundee.

Since the 1960s Richard Demarco has had a pivotal role in the production and promotion of the visual and performing arts in Scotland. The Italo-Scottish artist, cultural entrepreneur and educator has organised and fostered cultural exchanges and collaborations throughout Europe, and has been a champion of European culture and the avant-garde in Scotland. This event will be a unique opportunity to learn more about his artistic, cultural and personal heritage.

Programme:

 6.15pm Davide Messina Artworks as Networks

6.30pm Screening of Winterline (2014, 7 mins) by Elaine Shemilt

6.45pm Richard Demarco – The Italian Connection. Richard Demarco in conversation with Laura Leuzzi, Adam Lockhart, Stephen Partridge & Elaine Shemilt

7.30 Q&A

7.45 Reception

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