S.Read Seminar – Activating the gap between knowledge and imagination.

Seminar – 2013 April 23-25
Activating the gap between knowledge and imagination.
Organized by Simon Read, Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at Middlesex University, Sue Tapsell Principal Lecturer and Head of the Flood Hazard Research Centre, Middlesex University and Professor Chris Wainwright of Chelsea College of Art, University of the Arts, London.

The event is an enquiry into the efficacy of current environmental change policy and reflects the need for a broader disciplinary spectrum in the policy development process. Collins and Goto will contribute to the first workshop,  then Collins will stay involved through the last three as well.  The workshops to explore the potential for the arts to enter into partnerships with:

  • scientists and flood risk and environmental management communities.
  • social science and cultural geography communities,
  • local, regional and national governmental organisations