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PUBLIC ART SYMPOSIUM When: Where: RSVP:

1.30 - 4.30pm Monday 3 August, 2015 The Banquet Centre - The Brewery 252 Flinders Street, Townsville (07) 4727 9011

SPEAKERS

Strand Ephemera delves deeper into the possibilities, benefits, triumphs and challenges of public art through the Public Art Symposium. Presented at the beautiful Banquet Centre on the first floor of The Brewery, this free event features leading minds in public art with backgrounds in event coordination and arts administration, architecture and master planning, and creating amazing artworks for the public realm. Carolyn Karnovsky Senior Art Consultant Since 2008, Carolyn has led the development of FORM’s Public Art Consultancy division, specialising in the brokering and project management of cultural infrastructure projects and the commissioning of creative talent from across Australia and overseas. PRESENTATION:

Kate Parker Project Manager: Public Art Kate joined the FORM Public Art team in 2013 with over three years’ experience in the architecture industry. Kate specialises in project management, and artist/client liaison; delivering public art for both government infrastructure projects and private commercial developments.

ART IN PLACE: Platforms for delivery

Jason Pomeroy | Founding Principal, Pomeroy Studio Prof. Jason Pomeroy is an award-winning British registered architect, masterplanner and academic at the forefront of the sustainable built environment agenda. He graduated with distinction from the Canterbury School of Architecture and Cambridge University, and is the Founding Principal of Pomeroy Studio. In addition to leading Pomeroy Studio, PRESENTATION:

he is the author of two books, Skycourt and Skygarden: Greening the Urban Habitat (2014) and Idea House: Future Tropical Living Today (2011), and is a special professor at the University of Nottingham and the Universita IUAV di Venezia.

DISTIL DESIGN DISSEMINATE: Being a chameleon to a place’s culture and environment

PRESENTATION: ARTIST TALK BY: Brian Robinson Artist Brian Robinson is of the Maluyligal and Wuthathi tribal groups of the Torres Strait and Cape York Peninsula. Born on Waiben (Thursday Island) and now Cairns-based, Brian is known for his printmaking, installation and public sculptures in which he uses a variety of techniques to produce bold, innovative and distinctive works. Robinson’s work has contributed significantly to his home environs of Cairns through a number of major public art installations including his monumental and iconic stainless steel woven sculptures installed on the Cairns Esplanade in 2003. His work reflects the tropical marine environment surrounding Waiben, and the inhabitants of that environment.

The Public Art Symposium has been made possible with the generous support of Arts Queensland and Townsville City Council through the Regional Arts Development Fund.

PROUDLY SUPPORTED BY

PRINT PARTNER

PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD SPONSOR

IN-KIND SPONSORS

MEDIA SPONSORS

SPECIAL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

ON THE BEACH-TOWNSVILLE

Perc Tucker Regional Gallery Cnr. Denham and Flinders St Townsville QLD 4810 Mon - Fri: 10am - 5pm Sat - Sun: 10am - 2pm

(07) 4727 9011 ptrg@townsville.qld.gov.au www.townsville.qld.gov.au @TCC_PercTucker PercTuckerTCC

Pinnacles Gallery Riverway Arts Centre 20 Village Boulevard Thuringowa Central QLD 4817 Tues - Sun: 10am - 5pm

(07) 4773 8871 pinnacles@townsville.qld.gov.au www.townsville.qld.gov.au @TCC_Pinnacles PinnaclesTCC

IMAGE Phlegm and Hense for PUBLIC 2015. Photographer Bewley Shaylor, image courtesy of FORM.


Strand Ephemera 2015: Public Art Symposium Poster