Artist Raja Segar will represent Sri Lanka as a delegate for the Culture Summit Abu Dhabi, which will take place from April 7 – 11, 2019. Culture Summit Abu Dhabi is a forum that convenes leaders from the fields of arts, heritage, media, museums, public policy and technology, to identify ways in which culture can build bridges and promote positive change.
The Summit is organized by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi in collaboration with five global partners that will curate and lead their specific area of expertise. These partners are the Royal Academy of Arts, UNESCO, Guggenheim, The Economist Events and Google.
Culture Summit Abu Dhabi 2019 will address the theme of Cultural Responsibility and New Technology to reflect the urgency of the recent times. It brings together cultural leaders, practitioners and experts from art, museums, media, cultural heritage and technology to advocate a central and effective role for culture in global society. It will showcase creative solutions by key participants in the cultural and creative industries, and generate new strategies and thinking on topics including cultural diversity, heritage protection, artistic freedom, public art and digital activation.
The theme of this year’s programme is Cultural Responsibility and New Technology.
The theme for this year is Cultural Responsibility and New Technology. A series of panels, performances and workshops throughout the event will engage participants on their ideas about the role of culture in improving the world. Arabic Calligraphy Painting by Segar created during 2017 Culture Summit will also be on display.