Reflex – The future of our creative community

Friday 15 November 2019 at 12pm

Event details

Reflex – The future of our creative community explores the inter-connectivity between artist, infrastructure and community partnership to promote and encourage excellence, innovation and cultural leadership within the creative industries

Valuing the artist as a vital partner in building the cultural vibrancy of city life, this timely symposium celebrates the future of Geelong's clever and creative community and city region.

Keynote speakers, Dr Betty Sargeant and Dr Megan Beckwith, are joined by representatives from Geelong's cultural precinct, leading artists and academics from Deakin University, to explore how and why we must remain responsive to changes in technology, community, innovation and arts practice.

Panellists and speakers

Maria Takolander: Public art, sculpture and visual arts

Shaun McLeod and Olivia Millard: Dance, choreography and technology

Karen Le Rossignol: Writing and literature

Tricia Simmons: Visual arts and costume

Tonya Meyrick: Visual communications design

Anne Wilson and Cam Bishop: Movement, sound and technology

Rea Dennis: Performance

Nic Velissaris: Writing and storytelling

A must attend event for all creatives, including artists, designers, writers, organisations and companies whose work contributes to the field of contemporary visual and performing arts, technology, design, and arts facilitation practice.

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Date and time

Friday 15 to Saturday 16 November 2019


Geelong Arts Centre
81 Ryrie Street
Victoria 3220