Virtual Symposium: Higher Education for Art and Social Practice

Permar, R. (Organiser)

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference


This event formed part of the Artworks Scotland Pilot Research Project at Shetland College, University of Highlands and Islands. The research tested the feasability of increasing connectivity and teaching participatory practices in visual art across the Highlands and Islands. Roxane Permar, Lead Investigator for the project, developed and successfully delivered two modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level, entitled Art and Social Practice. The Virtual Symposium utilised the video conference network of the University of the Highlands and Islands, to bring together participants from around the world for dialogue, interaction and exchange of ideas in this expanding field of practice.
Period14 Mar 2014
Event typeConference
LocationHighlands and Islands, United Kingdom


  • Virtual Symposium
  • Art and Social Practice