5 March, 10am to 5pm (registration opens 9:30) | Cost:€55 / €25 with Student price (50 max available at student price)
Stack Theatre, CIT Cork School of Music, Union Quay, Cork
MAKE 2016 Symposium: Objects and Revolution. Hosted by the CIT Crawford College of Art and Design, MAKE 2016 will be the third in a series of annual Symposia that explore issues of making and materiality. MAKE 2016 will honour the centenary of Ireland’s 1916 Rising by examining the role of objects in personal and political trauma and change.
Programme of speakers:
– Professor Catherine Harper, editor of Textile: the Journal of Cloth and Culture, UK. Dean of Creative and Cultural Industries and Professor of Textiles at University of Portsmouth, UK
– Rita Duffy Artist; Belfast native; BA, MA in Fine Art from the University of Ulster.
– Brian Hand Artist and lecturer in art and design at IT Carlow.
– Eglė Bogdanienė Artist; Vice Rector for Studies and Associate Professor, Textile Dept., at Vilnius Academy of Arts, Lithuania.
– Sarah Kelleher PhD candidate in the History of Art department at University College Cork and Government of Ireland Scholar.
Sarah Kelleher will also head a curating team to create an accompanying exhibition of recent CIT CCAD graduate work responding to the themes of MAKE 2016. This show, ‘Affective Entities’ will open after the Symposium on 5 March at 6pm in the CIT Wandesford Quay Gallery, and runs until 26 March 2016.