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A global discussion about how art can change the world. Just maybe... 

29 & 30 Aug, Hull Truck Theatre.  

Following on from the success of our international professional symposium which took place during Freedom Festival 2018, plans are underway for an even bigger symposium this year.  

A thought leader within the international arts scene, we're delighted to host this event which saw policy makers, producers, artists and practitioners from across the globe arrive in Hull to not only experience Freedom Festival but to engage in a global discussion about art in public space.

The symposium gives us the opportunity to really champion the city of Hull, not only as a city of culture but a city of creation.

This year we are supporting and will showcase a number of exceptional newly commissioned works at Freedom Festival and other festivals across the city, while work is already under way on ground breaking new work which will come to fruition in 2020.  

We are also inviting critically acclaimed artists to work with local people, placing them front and centre to the creative process with a series of thought provoking, participatory projects that respond to society.

More information about the symposium and Freedom Festival 2019 will be published in coming months.