Prof Katarzyna Kosmala (UWS) Introduction - Gdansk/Govan; Govan/Gdansk • Michal Szlaga talk and tour of the works • Dr Waldemar Affelt (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, and the Main Conservation Commission to the General Conservator of the Polish Republic) addressing issues of documenting and conversation, linking to his on-going research on Gdansk shipyard and post-industrial regeneration. • Talks: Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert on his Shipbuilding series; Chris Leslie on 'Last of the Govan Cranes'; and Malcolm Dickson on the work of Nick Hedges, Raymond Depardon, and a preview of Larry Herman's 'Clydeside 1974-1976' • Discussion facilitated by Graham Jeffery (UWS)
UWS, School of Media Culture and Society, Paisley Campus | 3rd June 2016, 1-3pm, Room A100
UWS research seminar series: Panel on politics of regeneration, artists lens and community engagement with Polish artist Michal Szlaga’s video screening
• Chair Prof Katarzyna Kosmala (UWS) • Dr Waldemar Affelt (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, and the Main Conservation Commission to the General Conservator of the Polish Republic) discussing his collaboration with Michal Szlaga in Gdansk shipyard, problematizing the heritage value of the site. • Roman Sebastyanski (UWS) addressing Gdansk shipyard regeneration through artists lens and public participation. • Dr Peter Matthews (Stirling University) discussing politics around connecting communities to/in post-regeneration era.