Postgraduate Winter School: Creating Out of Place

Oratunga Winter School: Creating Out of Place

Four days of workshops, collaboration, creative development and critical reflection
4-9th June 2017
Oratunga Cattle Station on the traditional lands of the Adnyamathanha people, Flinders Ranges, South Australia

Led by celebrated artist and theorist Professor Paul Carter and set in the historic Oratunga cattle station on the traditional lands of the Adnyamathanha people, this four day winter school includes workshops with eminent artists and thinkers. Interdisciplinary in approach, this winter school run by the J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice examines the role of creativity in the imagination of place.

This winter school is for postgraduate students, early careers artists, musicians and writers or established artists, musicians and writers who want to develop their creative practice in terms of responding to Country.

Distinguished staff include:

  • Reg Wilton and Enice Marsh, traditional Adnyamathanha Elders
    (Warkarla Glass Gorge Tours)
  • Professor Paul Carter (spatial theorist, artist, writer
  • Professor Brian Castro (writer)
  • Jill Jones (poet)
  • Dr Luke Harrald (composer; media artist)
  • Annette Willis (photographer)
  • Cheryl Conway (installation artist)
  • Sean Williams (writer)

Mornings will feature a workshop session, focusing on a different medium each day. Afternoons will be dedicated to participants’ own creative practice and, each evening, a capstone workshop will be led by Paul Carter.

To apply please send a short sample of work (no more than ten pages or images) and a CV to Rita Horanyi by 8th May 2017. All fees are due by 12th May 2017. Early bird discount is available until 30th April 2017.
Student and early bird fee: $650, includes 5 nights accommodation in twin share rooms in shearers’ quarters, travel to and from Oratunga and basic meals.
Non-student and non-early bird fee: $750, includes 5 nights accommodation in twin share rooms in shearers’ quarters, travel to and from Oratunga and basic meals.

For more information visit the J M Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice.

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