28th January 2005
UNIVERSITY TO HOST ART FESTIVAL CONFERENCE
The University of Lincoln in Hull is to host a special two-day conference as part of the annual ‘Gage05’ arts festival next month.
speakers, including local, national and international artists, will debate and
explore the festival’s themes of 'Change, Motion and Migration'. It will take
place on Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th February in the
Saville lecture theatre of the university’s
The conference is a partnership between the
‘Gage05’ festival kicks off at a special launch event on the evening of Monday
31st January, and will run until Saturday 5th February.
It is funded by Arts Council England and Hull City Council and will include
live performance, exhibitions, talks, workshops and screenings across the city
groups will be guided through practical digital media workshops and be able to
try out interactive technologies at a special hub which will be set-up in the
The festival also promises to host a series of weird and wonderful installed artworks, including a kinetic light sculpture, a musical instrument played like a computer game and a drawing machine that uses a suspended helium balloon and weather changes to create its images.
All events are free to view and open to the public. For more information about the conference contact Sarah Humphreys on (01482) 311555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Matt Cross, Assistant Press Officer
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