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Booking now open for the 2017 Engage International Conference

We are pleased to announce that booking is now open for the 2017 Engage International Conference.

 

The Whole Picture: Rethinking diversity

 

Where?

Hull City Hall and venues around Hull

 

When?

29 - 30 November 2017, plus fringe events to be announced.

 

It’s time to rethink the conversation surrounding equality, diversity and access.

 

The visual arts can act as a catalyst for change. Arts educators, artists, makers and teachers are often under pressure to simply deliver, but could benefit from time to reflect on their practice.

 

There isn’t a ‘one size fits all’ toolkit to address the myriad issues surrounding race, ethnicity, identity, disability, gender and sexuality; these issues are individual and complex. This conference will give delegates the opportunity to explore what they do and why they do it, moving beyond box-ticking exercises, being realistic and getting to the heart of often thorny, and sometimes controversial issues.

 

There are a number of bursaries available through Square Peg, Engage and Engage Scotland. Find out more and apply.

 

Book now to take advantage of great early bird rates.

 

 

Posted on 26 July 2017

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