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.
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