Richard Demarco: Italy, Scotland, Europe


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 was a unique opportunity to learn more about his artistic, cultural and personal heritage.

Audio recording with featured images from the event.


 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