Rex Nettleford Arts Conference 2017
Arts and Culture for the 21st Century: Millennial Dis-Engagement Engagement – Re-Engagement
The theme for this year’s conference comes against the background of the belief that the way forward for national, social and economic independence is through the arts and culture. Under the theme the conference therefore seeks to provide an opportunity to explore the realities that inform current arts praxis in the Region that connects to our history, culture and current society.
The Conference thus aims to a) listen to what/where young people, within and beyond institutional walls, may be doing/going; b) provide a space where these ideas/issues can be encouraged; c) reflect on the implications of such a dialogue on/for current teaching/learning methodologies.
The conference co-chairs invite individuals and groups to submit proposals on the conference theme that explore and expound upon the subtitles: Dis-Engagement – Engagement – Re-Engagement on the following sub-themes:
Deadline for submission: April 30, 2017