VENUE/Áit: An Díseart
DATE/Dáta: 30th April
PRICE: Saor Cead isteach/ Free Entry
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 2006. She has published widely on the subject in edited collections and in Circa, Irish 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.”
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