SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS NOW AVAILABLE, THE BIG CHILL: SELF
CENSORSHIP IN AN AGE OF UNCERTAINTY
If you missed out on The Big Chill seminar, download the summary of
On Friday 30 March 2007, Museums & Galleries NSW presented the first seminar in the Altered Perspectives: Re-examining Museum and Gallery Practices series. Chaired by Gary Corbett (Tweed Shire Council) The Big Chill: Self-Censorship in an age of uncertainty, addressed the issue of self-censorship in the arts community in Australia. Museum and gallery staff from across the country discussed some of the reasons why self-censorship may be on the increase, as well as possible responses.
Keynote speakers included: Paul Sheehan (The Sydney Morning Herald),
Sheona White (Art Gallery of New South Wales), Dr Peter Stanley (Centre
for Historical Research, National Museum of Australia).
Panellists included: Katherine Giles (Arts Law Centre of Australia), Kon
Gouriotis OAM - (Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre & Liverpool Regional
Museum), Alan Sisley (Director, Orange Regional Gallery)
To download the summary of proceedings go to: www.mgnsw.org.au