The Substation presents "SeptFest 2004: Artists & Other Animals"

Humanimal Forum
The Substation Guinness Theatre: Saturday 11 September 10am - 6pm
Join a lively dialogue with over twenty invited guests, scientists,
artists, academics, activists, TV & media workers & public personalities

The Substation Guinness Theatre: 10am-12am
1) "Captive Creatures: Key Concerns for Regional Animal Welfare Groups",
Moderator: Lucy Davis, Editor, focas, Forum on Contemporary Art & Society
Panelists:
Bernard Harrison Former CEO, Singapore Zoo
Louis Ng, ACRES
Dawn Kua, Cat Welfare Society,
Deirdre Moss, SPCA,
Dr Lou Ek Hee, AVA Singapore
Dr George Jacobs, Vegetarian Society
Statement by AnimalWatch Singapore
Dr Ken Gold, General Curator Singapore Zoo
Respondent: Chris Dickinson, Wildlife Asia Film Festival.

The Substation Guinness Theatre: 1pm-3pm
2) "Captive Publics: Mobilisation Strategies for Regional Animal Welfare & Conservation Groups"
Moderator: Juggi Ramakrishnan, Saatchi & Saatchi
Panelists:
Vincent Chow, Scientific Consultant, Johor National Parks Corporation,
Hardi Baktiantoro, Profauna Jakarta,
Dr Ho Hua Chew, Chair, Conservation Committee, Nature Society (Singapore),
Grant Pereira, Singapore/Sea Shepherd,
N. Sivasothi, Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, National University of Singapore,
Karen Ann Niedermeyer, Staff co-ordinator P.A.W. Global Concerns Group United World College of South East Asia

The Substation Guinness Theatre, 4pm-6pm
3) "Captive Imaginations: Representing Human-Animal Relationships"
Moderator: Sharon Siddique, Sociologist
Panelists:
Ho Tzu Nyen, Artist, Theorist
Vikram Channa, Animal Planet/Discovery rep(TBC);
Chris Dickinson, Wildlife Asia Film Festival project,
Alfian Bin Sa'at playwright, poet
Lee Weng Choy, Artistic co-director, The Substation,
Lucy Davis, Editor, focas, curator Regional Animalities

 

In collaboration with focas, Forum on Contemporary Art & Society, this project seeks to initiate what is hoped will be an ongoing dialogue between environmentalists, animal groups, artists, theorists and interested public about the ways in which human-animal relationships are imagined, represented and performed in the region

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