Photo: Dr Isabelle Gatt (left) Prof Raphael Vella (right) during the conference
Prof. Raphael Vella and Dr Isabelle Gatt have just returned from an international conference entitled Art education in modern society: Connecting Art with REal life issues (CARE) at the Frederick University, Cyprus. Prof. Vella delivered a presentation about Sustainable development goals, art education and contemporary artistic practices while Dr Gatt presented a round table and workshop session entitled The Art of Compassion.
They also attended the transnational CARE meeting and participated in the various partners’ presentations, workshops and art gallery visits which were organised by the Frederick University Cyprus team. CARE is a 30-month transnational project funded by Erasmus+, seeking to integrate the United Nations; Global Goals for Sustainable Development in art education. The CARE project partners are Frederick University (Cyprus), the University of Malta (Malta), the University of Exeter (UK), Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece) and the European Regional Council of InSEA (International Society of Education through Art).