VENUE/Áit: An Díseart

DATE/Dáta: 30th April

TIME/Am: 4.00pm

PRICE: Saor Cead isteach/ Free Entry

Kate Buckley

Art and Identity 

Its context and perspective
A panel led discussion with Dr. Roisin Kennedy and Kate Buckley

Cathaoirleach: Brendan Ó Muirí, Artistic Director, Áras Inis Gluaire
In this panel discussion, Rosín Kennedy will explore Harry Clarke’s Geneva window his objectives and the opposition to it. Kate Buckley shares the viewpoint of making art as migrant, and how this affected her personal view. Other artists will share their viewpoint on this topic.

Dr. Róisín Kennedy is a graduate of UCD and the University of Edinburgh. Her research focuses on the critical reception of modernist art in Ireland, the role and function of art writing post 1880, and on  the position of women as artists and subjects in modernist art.  She completed an IRCHSS funded PhD on Politics of Vision: Critical Writing on Art in Ireland, 1939 -1972 in 2006She has published widely on the subject in edited collections and in CircaIrish Arts Review and Third Text

Kate Buckley grew up in Mallow, County Cork, went to art college in Dublin and for a long time after that she called County Kerry home. In 2008 she moved to New Zealand, where she still lives.

“I began to make artwork about the ‘between space’ I inhabit as a migrant in 2013.  Like all who live away from their home place, sometimes I belong and sometimes I’m an outsider.  I wanted to make work that explores belonging by working with communities in each of my two home countries.”

Laura Fitzgerald is an emerging artist working in video, drawing and text. She received her MA from the Royal College of Art in 2013 and is a current recipient of a 16 x 16 next generation award from the Irish Arts Council.
 
Nik Taylor is a British born artist living in Ireland who makes work under various pseudonyms and through the use of different media explores disparate but occasionally overlapping themes. 
 
Andrew Duggan is an Irish artist with a twenty five year career making video works, installations and group projects throughout Europe and America, exploring the complex relationships between the individual and place.
ga is an Irish artist with a twenty five year career making video works, installations and group projects throughout Europe and America, exploring the complex relationships between the individual and place. 
Followed by open discussion

 

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