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In this lecture, Professor Yong will speak about the concept of “living heritage.” Our built heritage is an outstanding example of traditional human habitation, in which traditional life and space are interdependent, and constantly changing. It is a kind of “living heritage” with the dual attributes of heritage and life.
The lecture will introduce examples of living heritage including the Ancient city of Pingyao, China, amongst other heritage sites. The research team has adhered to the “value-based” protection principle, established a “people-centred” protection method and governance model, and maintained key heritage attributes, characteristics, and values while enhancing urban and rural revitalisation.
Art Forum: Tristen Harwood
Tristen Harwood is an Indigenous writer, poet, and editor. Engaging with environmental philosophy, decolonial theory, and anticolonial praxis, his text-based practice swings between art, writing, and teaching. Tristen is a lecturer in Critical and Theoretical Studies at the Victorian College of the Arts, contributing editor at MeMo, a member of the West Space Artist Committee, and the Plumwood Committee. His writing has been featured in The New York Times T Magazine, The Saturday Paper, MeMo, MAMA, ACCA, Gertrude Contemporary, Artlink, Art + Australia, The Monthly, Overland, unMagazine, ArtReview, and others.
This event is also available online via Zoom webinar.
Registration is not required to attend this event in-person at Federation Hall. To attend via Zoom webinar, please register via the link provided.
About Art Forum
Art Forum is the Victorian College of the Arts’ series of weekly talks by leading artists and curators. Providing a rich insight into their work and its relationship with the world, each guest speaker shares the themes, processes and ideas that drive their practice.For more information regarding upcoming Art Forums or to view past recordings, please visit the Art Forum webpage via the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music website here.
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