5 November 2014 | 2.15 – 5.45pm
Followed by a 6pm book launch
Harry Clarke lecture theatre, NCAD
On the occasion of the launch of artist Fiona Whelan’s critical memoir TEN: Territory, Encounter & Negotiation, the Rialto Youth Project and Fiona Whelan are hosting a seminar which sets out to explore questions of representation, research practices and creative relationships at the intersection of collaborative arts practice, youth work, critical pedagogy and activism.
Seminar: ‘Territory, Encounter and Negotiation – Collaborative Practice in a Youth Work Context’ will be moderated by Dr. Aine O’Brien, Co-Director Counterpoints Arts and will inlclude the following presentations: Maurice Devlin, Jean Monnet Professor & Director of the Centre for Youth Research & Development, Maynooth University – Youth Work and the Arts: Continuity and Change; Kathleen Lynch, Professor of Equality Studies, School of Social Justice, UCD – The Careless State: why we need radical egalitarian thinking in Ireland; Professor Desmond Bell, Head of Academic Affairs and Research, NCAD – The ethnographic impulse and lens based practice; Katherine Atkinson, Professional Development, CREATE (the National Development Agency for Collaborative Arts) – Representation in collaborative arts: Who tells whose story and how? There will also be a reading; Performative readings (mis)readings of a shared practice, by artist Fiona Whelan and Jim Lawlor, Nichola Mooney and Michael Byrne of Rialto Youth Project.
6pm Book Launch: TEN: Territory, Encounter & Negotiation – A Critical Memoir by Socially Engaged Artist, Fiona Whelan launched by Martin Drury, Strategic Development Director, the Arts Council. The memoir explores a decade of socially engaged art practice through the eyes of the primary artist involved. Set in the south inner-city of Dublin, it offers a uniquely personal and subjective insight into complex working relationships, methods of engagement, creative processes and analyses from a long term project exploring power and policing.
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