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Conferences:
Fertile Ground - 25 & 26 October


Fertile Ground. Environmental art towards change
Bleachingfield Centre, Dunbar, East Lothian
25 & 26 October 2014

The Fertile Ground conference, hosted by North Light Arts, proposes to nurture a conversation exploring creative ways to engage communities in the potential for change through public art with an environmental agenda.

Speakers include Chris Fremantle, Ecoart Scotland; Matthew Dalziel of Dalziel+Scullion; Natalie Walton, Head of Learning, Hepworth Wakefield; Judy Spark, Gray's School of Art; Matt Baker, Environmental Arts Festival Scotland;Hannah Imlach; Karen Gabbitas; Emma Herman-Smith, Robbie Coleman, and more.

North Light Arts is an artist-led organisation delivering innovative public arts projects and educational initiatives in and around Dunbar and along the John Muir Way.

northlightarts.org.uk


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