Lisa Anderson (UTS Shopfront), Michael Huxley (Museums and Galleries NSW) and Vanessa Kredler (UNESCO)
In an event partnered by UTS Shopfront Community Program and the Research Centre for Creative Economy and Cultural Practice, and Museums and Galleries NSW, Vanessa Kredler, Program Specialist, UNESCO Cultural Sector, gave an illustrated talk on her experiences working on the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation in
Questions on the nature of poverty, defined as 'capacity deprivation', the role of UNESCO in 'human development' and the link between culture and development were explored. Vanessa led a discussion based on her international experience on the nature of successful inclusive practice, its many challenges including cross cultural differences and ethical considerations and invited the audience to discuss projects with similar aims of social inclusiveness in which they were involved.
Thirty cross-sector representatives participated in the lively and interesting discussion and networked afterwards over drinks.