The Stuff of Life – Embracing the Everyday Through Art with Tracy Mackenna and Edwin Janssen

On Tuesday 17th April 2012 we hosted this talk from local artists from the University of Dundee.

Professor Tracy Mackenna and Edwin Janssen’s diverse and creative practice is a site for production, social engagement, participation and reflection. They focus on key issues that affect our daily lives and will talk about projects such as:

WAR as Ever! that combined a unique set 16th century collection of prints about a 400 year old war and news coverage of the Iraq war,

http://www.mackenna-and-janssen.net/mackenna-and-janssen/WAR_AS_EVER!.html

The Poem Pedlar, a specially developed character based on the historical figure of a street vendor engaging a range of publics through visual responses to poems for StAnza 2012, Scotland’s poetry festival hosted in St. Andrews.

http://www.mackenna-and-janssen.net/mackenna-and-janssen/The_Poem_Pedlars_Blog/The_Poem_Pedlars_Blog.html

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