Ceramic City - Design for public space. Art & Architecture Journal/British Ceramics Biennial

Ceramic City - Design for public space. Art & Architecture Journal/British Ceramics Biennial

Ceramic City - Design for Public Space.
Friday 9 October 2009. Ceramic City Conference. 10am-5pm
Saturday 10 October 2009. British Ceramics Biennial Bus Tour. 10am-2pm
Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Bethesda St, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 3DW
In partnership with the British Ceramics Biennial. 3 October - 13 December 2009
Programme: DAY 1 - Friday 9 October. Ceramic City - Design for Public Space Session 1. Ceramic City: Innovation, Vision & Reality - The future potential for urban renewal in the Potteries and a view of the ceramic industry in a European context
Chairs: Mick Downs. Director, Urban Vision North Staffordshire / Deirdre Figueiredo, Director, Craftspace
Tom Macartney, North Staffordshire Regeneration Partnership. Keynote: Catalyst for Change - A blueprint for Investment in the Potteries & People
Ted Cullinan, Edward Cullinan Architects. Heritage, Design & the Future City
Andrew Briggs, The Hothouse, Ceramic Design Centre. The European Perspective: Urban Network for Innovation in Ceramics. (UNIC)
Session 2. British Ceramics Biennial 2009: Guerrilla Ceramics - The ecology of the ceramic object - Political ceramic statementsStephen Dixon - Neil Brownsword - Robert Dawson - Vicky Shaw & Gwen Heeney - CJ O'Neill - Andrew Burton - Denise O'Sullivan Session 3. Community Participation & Civic Engagement: International Models for Ceramic Projects for Public Space
Françoise Schein, Association Inscrire. Walls of Ideas: Ceramic as a tool for the diffusion of Human Rights & Social Change
Laura Taves, Director, The Tile Workshop, Rio de Janeiro. Cultural Access & Development through the Arts
Katia de Radiguès, Association Inscrire. Ceramic Projects in Cities to promote European Citizenship
Session 4. Open Session 'Regenerationism' : Ceramics - Design - Creativity - Community - Heritage - ChangeAn open forum to present ideas that will make a difference and raise issues concerning the role and practice of artists in culture led regeneration in the PotteriesJeremy Theophilus / Barney Hare Duke, Artistic Directors, British Ceramics Biennial David Bethell, Director, AirSpace Gallery, Susan Clarke, Director (Project Development) B Arts LtdMark Brereton, Blurb Online

Programme DAY 2 - Saturday 10 October: British Ceramics Biennial Bus Tour

A Journey through Ceramic City. Curators and artists lead a bus tour of ceramic sites, exhibitions and installations.

Image credit: CJ O'Neill. Unity Wall Plate

Day 1 Ceramic City Conference: Concessionary Rate - £110. Standard Rate - £150

Day 2 British Ceramics Conference bus tour at - £20

Online booking: www.artandarchitecturejournal.com

Contact: Jeremy Hunt A&AJ. BCB Ceramic City Conference Programme

e. editor@artandarchitecturejournal.com. t. +44 07512 802512