SelfScapes Event 2

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SelfScapes refers to the relationship between self and its environment and is a research cluster at York St John University. The aims of this research cluster is to investigate both the body and place as sites for interconnected experiences and how this might be mediated through a range of media.

KeyMaker: Professor Mike Collier, University of Sunderland
Discussion Chair: Dr Helen Pheby, Senior Curator at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Dalby Forest is set in the North Yorkshire Moors and we have kindly been given use of the workshops located opposite the visitor centre. Professor Mike Collier is our keymaker (alternative keynote) whose research focuses on art, walking and a phenomenological examination of the environment.

Discussions will focus on a range of topics including further establishing common themes within the SelfScapes research group and how individuals and communities engage with forest spaces. We hope to engage participants from a broad range of creative practices related to SelfScapes; fine art, photography, design, creative writing, performance, music…

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