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ArtsForum - Marie Sierra


ArtsForum is a series of free public lectures held at the University of Tasmania's School of Visual and Performing Arts, in the Inveresk Cultural Precinct. Students and members of the public are welcome to attend. Lectures are presented by staff, visiting scholars from Tasmania, mainland Australia and overseas, industry professionals and artists-in-residence.

Start Date

30 Aug 2012 12:30 pm

End Date

30 Aug 2012 1:30 pm


Inveresk Cultural Precinct, Lecture Theatre 1A181

RSVP / Contact

Dr Sue Henderson P: 6324 4431 E.

ArtsForum - Marie Sierra

The 18th Biennale of Sydney, All Our Relations, takes a close look at the phenomenon of relational aesthetics in all its forms, and from around the world. Come see the slides from Marie Sierra's visit to the opening days.

The official statement of the Biennale notes:

all our relations has its roots in storytelling as it is currently being re-imagined, as a coming-into-being in relation. In the reciprocity that is storytelling, both teller and listener inhabit the space of the story. Telling stories connects us and allows us to care, to be: it fosters collaboration; it aggregates knowledge and generates new ideas; it ignites change; and, ultimately, it builds community. In this matrix, the different projects can be compared to a set of storylines, which artists, curators and audiences relate and translate. Through this process, a collective composition or new Gesamtkunstwerk is accomplished in the active generation of meanings realised by all those who take part, each taking their stories home and beyond ...