Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Tarkovsky and Zen - A Talk in Edinburgh this Saturday

I'll be presenting a paper on Tarkovsky and Eastern Spirituality and Aesthetics this Saturday in Edinburgh. The talk is part of a conference on representations of spirituality in art. All welcome. £3 entry fee,  0930 for 1000, although my talk is on after lunch. More details are on the poster below, and a full running order can be be found below that.

Representing Spiritualities and Cosmologies in Art
Saturday 7 December 2013
From ancient times, ideas and beliefs about spirituality and cosmology have been mediated
through the arts. This one-day conference explores how artists from different cultures working
in various media have approached the problem of how to represent the world of the spirit.

9.30am-10am: Registration
10 Representing the Otherworld
Dr Louise S. Milne

10.30 The supernatural seascape of Orkney and Shetland
Erin Catriona Farley


11.30 Colouring the Divine in Celtic, Insular and Late Anglo-Saxon Art
Dr Heather Pulliam

12 Photographs and death in Athens
Dr Ariadne Xenou

12.35pm: LUNCH

1.30 From Breath to Dance: Music and Movement as Languages of Experience in an American
Dr Neil Douglas-Klotz

2.10 A World in a Drop of Water: Representations of Eastern Spirituality in the work of Andrei
Sean Martin

2.50-3.45pm: The alchemical imagery of dew
& alchemical films
Richard Ashrowan



Celtic and Scottish Studies, the University of Edinburgh, 27 George Square, Edinburgh, EH8
9LD / Registration: 9.30am-10am / Conference: 10am-5.30pm / Cost: £3
Jointly organised by the Edinburgh International Centre for Spirituality and Peace, (EICSP,
Scottish Charity, SC038996), and the Traditional Cosmology Society

Booking recommended as there is limited space:
Contact: Neill Walker: mesp2013@hotmail.co.uk
Louise Milne: louise.milne@ed.ac.uk

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