Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature is holding a Creative Cities Southern Hui from Tuesday 28 November to Saturday 2 December.
The collaborative event, sponsored by the New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO and held in partnership with the University of Otago’s Centre for the Book, is free and open to all, with registration essential.
The Hui offers events, talks and workshops around the themes of creativity, connection and collaboration. Each event is open to all creative minds; an opportunity to foster creative connections through all disciplines and interests.
The Hui programme includes:
- Centre for the Book: Books and Users, a day of presentations and discussions, exploring the many ways we interact with books, and probing the meaning of ‘user’
- Creative Connections aims to explore creativity as the touchstone of healthy and sustainable communities, and celebrate the power of collaboration to inspire. The wealth of exciting keynote speakers includes Steven Edmund Winduo (Papua New Guinea), Anna Maria Lorusso (Bologna UNESCO City of Music), and Noel Waite (Melbourne UNESCO City of Literature)
- Transitions and Transformations is a participatory workshop, facilitated by Noel Waite, inviting creative minds to identify ways to collaborate and develop sustainable creative partnerships.
The Ara Toi Community Hui invites everyone to join the Creative Dunedin Partnership to present, enjoy and discuss progress on Ara Toi Ōtepoti – Our Creative Future, Dunedin’s arts and culture strategy.