Public Forum: Gettin’ It Right, Melbourne, June 2010

Community consent and the arts

Public Forum: Gettin’ It Right: Community Consent and the Arts, June 2010

Presented by CDN and the City of Melbourne’s Arts and Participation Program, in collaboration with The Torch and VicHealth.

This event featured presentations from arts organisations who are developing their practice around informed consent in their work with communities and individuals. Formal presentations were followed by facilitated group discussions on topics including legal advice, more thorough unpacking of community consent, moral and copyright considerations for arts workers, accessibility and strategic action.

Speakers:  John Smithies and Pia Smith, Cultural Development Network for VicHealth
Informed Consent and the Arts: Literature review and guidelines for community-based arts projects.
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Rebecca McLean, documentary film maker from Sharp Film Productions.

Adam Rozsa, Arts Development Officer, Arts Access Victoria,
Raw Law: accessible legal information for artists with a disability

Jemma Mead, Merri Community Health Service,
How Y-GLAM Performing Arts Project has addressed issues relating to informed consent and copyright, with same sex attracted and transgender young people

Mark Camilleri, psychologist / community educator, Family Planning Victoria,  Film project,
Not So Straight, involving same sex attracted young people

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