Conference update

Thanks to all who have submitted Illustrations of Practice (IOP’s) and the call for participation to the second International Teaching Artists Conference to be held in Brisbane, Australia July 1-3, 2014. We apologise for the lateness of notification as to the status of your application.
The conference organising committee have been encouraged by the strong demand to participate and we will be sending you a reply to your application on Monday 14 April.
Please note that from Monday 14 April, registration will be open to all delegates.
Thank you for your patience.
Brad, Eric and Judith
ITAC 2 Co-covenors

Call for Participation closing date extended!

We have had a great response to our Call for Participation from over 15 countries around the world. As the word about our conference continues to reach new ears, we are happy to extend the closing date by a week to March 21st.

We still have places available for both Illustrations of Practice and attending delegates so please let us know of your interest by completing the online Call for Participation form now.

Keynote speaker confirmed

More good news for ITAC2: Professor Amandina Lihamba from Tanzania has confirmed she will join the keynote team for our conference.

Amandina is a Professor in Theatre Arts and has completed her tenure as the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of the University of Dar es Salaam.

Her most recent post has been as Principal of the Mkwawa University College of Education, a Constituent College of the University of Dar-es-Salaam situated in Iringa, in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania.

Her research interests and the focus of her writings include: culture; politics; communication; the arts; gender studies; and education.

Professor Amandina Lihamba

Read Professor Lihamba’s full bio

First keynote speakers confirmed

ITAC2 is delighted to announce that Scott Rankin from Big hART, Australia, and Russell Granet from Lincoln Center Education, US, are confirmed for this year’s conference.

Scott Rankin is the creative director and co-founder of Big hART, an organisation committed to the arts and social change. Big hART assist individuals, communities and policy makers to develop and change as a result of the processes involved in cultural activity and art-making.

Russell Granet is the executive director of Lincoln Center Education, the educational cornerstone of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, US.  Lincoln Center Education plays a pro-active, dynamic part in the preparation of young minds for the world of adulthood and the demands of the workforce.