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Education – VIVA 2018

Category : Education

20 Jul 2015

The Culture of Ageing – Leo Delfgaauw

Leo Delfgaauw, born in 1956 is lecturer and researcher at the Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen NL. He studied modern and contemporary Art History at the University of Amsterdam and worked for ten years as a museum curator. He organized many exhibitions with international artists, published texts on contemporary art and edited catalogues. As a member of the Research Centre Art & Society he is working on his doctorate research, ‘Hidden Careers; Older artists and Lifelong Learning’, which revolves around […]

27 May 2015

Workshop – Imagination and the City

Workshop led by:  Christoph Schäfer Contemporary German artist Christoph Schäfer explores the city through drawing and discussion with a group of art students in a workshop called ‘Imagination and the City’. Individual conversations to investigate students’ ideas and to develop their personal artistic language are at the centre of the course. The drawing may be seen as an end product or as a step towards an installation, painting, screenplay or utopian urban design. The main thing is that drawing should […]

24 May 2015


  Man cannot always be estimated by what he did. His personality is mysterious. He may have committed a crime and yet realise, through that crime, his perfection. – A prison inmate Art educator Pierre Mifsud presents the results of his research with a group of inmates from the Corradino Correctional Facility in a collaborative installation called unLOCK. This installation is the product of an art programme based on prison inmates’ educational needs. The exhibition together with the artistic process […]

22 May 2015

Workshop – Youth Identity Portraits

For updates on these workshops, have a look here! Workshop led by: Charmaine Zammit, in collaboration with Aġenzija Żgħazagħ Portraits at Zvezdan Reljic’s exhibition ‘Beltin’ and at the National Museum of Fine Arts serve as a backdrop for the creative processes employed in the production of a collective collage that brings to life the young participants’ identities. The educational sessions vis-à-vis the portrait collection at the National Museum of Fine Arts encourage the participants to make portraits of each other and […]

12 May 2015

The Culture of Ageing – Lecture Programme

  The End of the World as we Know It! The Coming of Population Ageing Dr Marvin Formosa The lecture is open to the general public and will be delivered on Wednesday 16th September 2015 at 7.00PM at the St James Cavalier Cinema.   What’s your secret? /x’inhu s-sigriet tiegħek? Mare van Koningsveld and Yvonne Blaauw In the educational project ‘What’s your secret? /x’inhu s-sigriet tiegħek?’ the elderly are presented as the ultimate source of wisdom. What are their secrets for successful […]

06 May 2015

The Culture of Ageing Lecture Programme – Dr Marvin Formosa

Dr Marvin Formosa, Director of the International Institute on Ageing, United Nations in Malta, and  and Head of the Gerontology Unit, Faculty for Social Wellbeing (University of Malta) will be delivering a lecture entitled ‘The end of the world as we know it! The coming of population ageing’,  as part of The Culture of Ageing lecture series.   Lecturer’s Bio   Prior to joining the university of Malta’s European Centre of Gerontology, Dr Marvin Formosa carried out the duties of Senior […]