20 March 2018, 6:30pm–7:30pm
|Location|| Experimedia |
Main entry, Swanston St
|Accessibility||Has wheelchair access|
Optimistic or downbeat? Confident or cynical? Ideas for reform? Capitalism works for me!True/false is both a provocation and a conversation. Join Steve Lambert, artist and founder of the Centre for Artistic Activism in conversation with host Emily Sexton as they talk about the art of democratic participation.
About Steve Lambert
Steve Lambert has worked alongside artists and activists in 15 countries on four continents helping them to effect power. Trained in the arts, he is known for large-scale, public projects that engage new audiences on difficult topics through the social science of comedy, games, theatre, and democratic participation. Lambert is the co-founder and co-director of the Center for Artistic Activism, a research and training institute to help activists be more creative and artists to be more effective.
About Emily Sexton
Emily is a curator, creative producer and festival director. She is currently working on projects supported by the prestigious Sidney Myer Creative Fellowship, and in 2018 is a participant in the Australia Council's Arts Leaders Program. From 2014-17 Emily held the role of Head of Programming for the innovative Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas, presenting a dynamic and varied programme of 200+ annual events for audiences of more than 60,000.
Cast your vote in the participatory art work Capitalism works for me!True/false on the Library's forecourt on Saturday 17 or Sunday 18 March.