During August 2013, a weekly cycle of four conversations brought together artists in residence at Lagamas and visiting guests from various disciplines including visual arts, music, literature, architecture, performance, social and human sciences, culinary and oenological arts.
A wide range of contributors in different fields visited from France and the UK, including Anne Varichon – Ethnologist, Bernard Salignon – Professor of Aesthetics, Caroline White – Sculptor, Christian Gaussen – Director of École des Beaux Arts Montpellier, Graham Henderson – CEO of Poet in the City, Jeremy Hunt – Editor and Publisher of the Art & Architecture Journal, Laurent Delaye – Gallerist, Louisa Buck – Art Critic, Rebecca Taber – Curator, Stephen Marsden – Sculptor and Lecturer at Institut Supérieur Des Arts de Toulouse.
The weekly topics explored under the theme of Constructed with Intention were:
1. Genesis and Origins of Intention
At the source of the Intention
Taboos. Said and Unsaid
2. Construction as an Unifying Action
Space and Reality
3. Existence in the System
Art and Society – the Artist and his/her social role
Existing – Submission, Acceptance and Auto-regulation
4. Arts in Dialogue
Music and Fine Arts
Movements and Gesture in Dance