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Wed, Jul 22


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Cross-Cultural Communication in Creative Work

Creative works are dialogues between the artist(s) and the audience. How is the dialogue affected when the creators and the audience come from different cultural backgrounds?

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Cross-Cultural Communication in Creative Work
Cross-Cultural Communication in Creative Work

Time & Location

Jul 22, 2020, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

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About the Event

We know that many things can get lost in translation, and the same is true in the arts. 

When you dub a movie into a foreign language, how do you maintain the message the writers and director had in mind? When a bicultural team creates a single work, how does that work speak to different audiences? How does use of a particular medium reveal similarities and differences in how people from different cultures create meaning for their audiences?

The successful communication of intention is important in all human endeavors; this look at how people convey meaning in cross-cultural creative contexts will be useful to people of all professions.

Our panel experts are:

Catherine Stuer, Professor of Art History and Visual Culture, Denison University

Tom Gattis, Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Columbus College of Art & Design

Hank Abbott, Associate Director, Creative Affairs, Pearl Studio

The event will be followed by 30 minutes of virtual breakout rooms for small-group networking and opportunity sharing. All are welcome to stay for this engaging portion of the event.

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