General Public Agency

Selected Conferences, Symposia and Lectures

Creativity and Urban Planning
Lucy Musgrave
APAP Conference 2005, Korea, November 2005
Organised by Anyang Public Art Project

Clare Cumberlidge and Christian Sievers
County Leitrim, Ireland, November 2005
Organised by Cliodha Shaffrey (curator), Philip Delamere (Rosscommon Arts Officer) and Visual Leitrim.
GPA were one of six creative agencies to take part in this international seminar and exhibition

Play Space: New Public Realm
Keynote speech by Clare Cumberlidge
'Urban/Street Arts and Public Discourse',
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland, October 2005
Organised by the Museum of Contemporarty Art Kiasma in collaboration with the British Council

Ethical Approaches to Town Planning
Trekroner, Denmark, September 2005
Organised by Kerstin Bergendal, the Museum of Contemporary Art Roskilde and General Public Agency.
An international symposium about multi-disciplinary approaches to town planning, chaired by GPA and intended as a platform for open and critical discussions, based at the new suburban development at Trekroner, Denmark

Village Convention: Contextual Art in Rural Environments Ditchling, East
Sussex, May 2005 Organised by General Public Agency with An international workshop focusing on the particular issues related to contextual art practice and production in rural environments. Download the report here (PDF)

Visionary Thurrock
Keynote speech by Clare Cumberlidge
Ecology and Artistic Practice Symposium, Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce, April 2005
Organised by the RSA in partnership with Arts Council England

Creativity and Regeneration
Lucy Musgrave
Glasgow Urban Summit: 'Sustaining Urban Creativity', September 2004
Organised by The Lighthouse, Scotland National Centre for Architecture Design and the City