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Friday, October 13 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
The Changing Landscape for the Arts: Creating New Knowledge, Embracing Entrepreneurial Mindsets and Affirming New Roles for Artists in the 21st Century

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Emerging artists in the 21st century invent their own careers and shape their own destinies. The possibilities of how to be an artist are rich and varied. There are artists in scientific labs and scientists in residence in arts schools. The act of making art seems never to have had more currency in society than it does now, in the 21st century. By celebrating the creation of new knowledge in the arts, entrepreneurial thinking and the exploration of new roles for contemporary artists, we encounter a world of almost limitless opportunities. At the same time, attributes inherent in the world of the arts, such as creativity. imagination and originality are today celebrated in all sectors of society.

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Stephen Miles

Director, New Music New College
I'm a composer and theorist, and have directed New Music New College for 20 years. I'm interested how musical performance shapes social and psychological experience. In my research, I draw on the work of Habermas, Bourdieu, Ranciere, and Winnicott.
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Nancy J. Uscher

Dean, College of Fine Arts at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nancy J. Uscher, Ph.D.
Nancy J. Uscher, Ph.D., A.R.C.M., who was recently appointed Dean, College of Fine Arts at University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), was president of Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle from 2011-2016. Before that she was provost of California Institute of the Arts and co-acting... Read More →

Friday October 13, 2017 11:30am - 12:30pm CDT
Opus Hall, Room 301 1000 LaSalle Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403

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