//SYMPOSIUM + TACTICAL MEDIA LAB

Posted by y-s ueda | Thu Aug 22nd 2002 1 a.m.

SYMPOSIUM + TACTICAL MEDIA LAB

21-22 September $60/50(members)/$35
The Museum of Contemporary Art,
Circular Quay / George Street side, Sydney.
Bookings: 9252 4044.
education@mca.com.au

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DAY ONE: 2-6pm Southern Function Room, Museum of
Contemporary Art

An informal lab environment for exchange between media
makers, artists and speakers including presentations and workshops.
Invited participants include RAC, V.I.S.A.S., No-one is illegal,
boat-people.org,
Urban Theatre Projects and more, who will briefly present regional
political/cultural
statements on troubled border issues.

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DAY TWO: 11am- 5pm Amex Hall, Museum of Contemporary Art

Formal lectures and presentations. Past, present, future: cultural response.
Introduction from MCA Director Elizabeth Ann MacGregor, with speakers:

Cathy Craigie - Independent writer and head of the Aboriginal and Torres
Strait
Islander Board of the Australia Council for the Arts
Ghassan Hage - author Phobic Disorders (forthcoming)
Julian Burnside QC - founder of spareroomsforrefugees;
Nikos Papastergiadis - The Australia Centre For Ideas, University of Melbourne
Suvendrini Perera - School of Communication, Arts and Critical Enquiry, La
Trobe University.

PUBLIC BRAINSTORM FINALE: How can we respond to the xenophobia emergency?

For more information, contact curators: Zina Kaye or Deborah Kelly:
ops@borderpanic.org
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