PRAKTIKA II: 21 Years of The Town is the Venue

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Report on Praktika II : which formed part of the 21 Years of The Town is the Venue Celebrations in Huntly, December 2017

The Report was commissioned by Deveron Arts

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21 Years of Deveron Arts

“By taking stock we reflected on our position as a key player for socially engaged art in Scotland. Working with Anthony Schrag and David Harding, we held Praktika II. Praktika was a 3 day intensive workshop in 2008 which brought 12 artists together with David Harding, Rosie Gibson and Deveron Projects to consider, and raise the profile of, socially engaged art practice.

Praktika was also the first time we worked with Anthony, since he has done two projects with us, A Perfect Father Day and Lure of the Lost. Unlike the original Praktika this was just a two hour session, however rather than purely artists this workshop brought together a selection of artists, academics, community members and policy makers. In order to gain an insight from all parties involved in socially engaged projects. The workshop considered the “wicked problem”, as Anthony puts, it of socially engaged practice and how Deveron Projects can move forward.”
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationHuntly, Aberdeenshire
PublisherDeveron Arts
Commissioning bodyDeveron Arts
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 31 May 2017

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