On 5th and 6th October 2011, the National Centre for Street arts Le Fourneau is hosting a meeting involving some of the Universities based within the European Zone of Artistic Projects (ZEPA). The meeting ties in with an aready busy week at Le Fourneau, with the involvment of a dozen students from the Bachelor of Street arts at the University of Winchester in a week of workshops and various presentations on street arts in France and Europe ; and the event La Déambule, as part of Brest’s Freshers’ week.
Universities to be represented are the University of Brest, Jules Verne University in Picardie, Artois University, the University of Winchester and Marseille-based Advanced Professional Training for Street arts the FAIAR ; and ZEPA partners from Amiens and Le Fourneau. The Universities of Brigthon and Rouen could not physically as well as other ZEPA partners could not physically attend but have expressed their strong interest in getting involved.
The aim of this meeting is to think collectively about the development of projects between the ZEPA network and Universities beyond the current ZEPA project (2013-2015). This includes :
- Facilitating skills and knowledge exchange related to street arts (University curriculum, students and teachers’ mobility)
- Developing research work, in partnership with artists, professionals and the community
The participants are :
Mathilde Vautier, ZEPA Coordinator.
Philippe Macret, Director of Le Hangar - Pôle National Cirque et Arts de la Rue, Amiens.
Cynthia Himmesöete, University projects Officer, Pôle National Cirque et arts de la rue, Amiens.
Serge Bismuth, Lecturer/Researcher in Aesthetics, Université de Picardie Jules Verne.
Laurence Buthod, Culture and Voluntary Sector Department Manager, Université d’Artois, Arras.
Amos Fergombe, Lecturer, lead for International Relations, Université d’Artois, Arras. _ John Lee, Director of the Bachelor of Street Arts curriculum, University of Winchester.
Sally Mann, Bachelor of Street Arts Teacher at the University of Winchester, Fuse Performance Director, Somerset.
Joel Guervenou, Deputy Dean at Université de Bretagne Occidentale, Brest.,lead for social and cultural policies.
Hugues Hermann / Isabelle Couëdon,Faculty of Sports at Université de Bretagne Occidentale, Brest, currently developing a Street arts and circus Bachelor within.
Jean Manuel Warnet, Director of the Master in the Management of Performing Arts, Université de Bretagne Occidentale, Brest.
René Lafitte, Lecturer at the Master in the Management of Performing Arts, Université de Bretagne Occidentale, Brest.
Aurélie Labouesse, Course Coordinator at FAIAR - Advanced Professional Training for Street arts.
Anne Gonon, Research and Study Officer, Hors les Murs.
Michèle Bosseur, co-Director, National Centre for Street arts Le Fourneau, Brest.
Claude Morizur, co-Director, National Centre for Street arts Le Fourneau, Brest.
Caroline Raffin, Assistant Director, National Centre for Street arts Le Fourneau, Brest.