Lulu Speaker Series
The Lulu Series: Cameron Cartiere
The Power of Place and the Success or Failure of Public Art
Cameron Cartiere, Dean of Graduate Studies at Emily Carr University of Art & Design, navigates a journey through contemporary theories of place to address the successes and failures of public art works from around the world. Prior to arriving in Canada this past summer, Dr.Cartiere was the co-founder of the Centre for Media, Culture and Creative Practice at Birkbeck, University of London (www.bbk.ac.uk/creative) and a senior lecturer for the Arts Policy and
Management MA program at Birkbeck.
She is a writer and researcher specializing in public art, urban renewal, sculpture parks, cultural heritage and curatorial practice, and is the author of RE/Placing Public Art (VDM Verlag, 2010), co-editor of The Practice of Public Art (Routledge, 2008), co-author of the Manifesto of Possibilities: Commissioning Public Art in the Urban Environment and author of the online resource, The International Directory of Sculpture Parks & Gardens (www.bbk.ac.uk/sculptureparks).
This talk will be preceded by a short performance
by guitarist Ivan Dimitrov. For the last 20 years,
Ivan has been experimenting with Spanish music, performing with many flamenco dance companies and musicians in South America and Canada. A versatile performer, he also plays light classical
and jazz music, and has collaborated with numerous leading musicians playing different styles
of music ranging from Baroque to modern jazz.