TULCA 2020: The Law is a White Dog Curated by Sarah Browne

TULCA 2020: The Law is a White Dog Curated by Sarah Browne


06/11/2020 - 22/11/2020    


Galway City
Galway, Galway

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TULCA Festival of Visual Arts is pleased to present a new book and two outdoor installations in Galway City during the two weeks of the festival run, 6 – 22 November, as well as the following online programme:

Mondays: TULCA Artists’ Talk Series in partnership with GMIT CCAM.
More information and booking here
Tuesday – Fridays: Podcast episodes released online, featuring artworks and reflective pieces.
More information here
Saturdays: Online Workshop Series. More information and booking here

Rescheduling of indoor exhibitions and screening events will be subject to COVID-19 restrictions and public health advice.

“The events of the last weeks involving the seal of records of the Mother and Baby Homes Commission testify to the enduring and contested force of law in shaping cultural memory through generations. Law can protect and defend but also silence. This is an important moment to share the work of the artists in the TULCA programme, The Law is a White Dog.

While we can’t yet open the doors to the exhibitions or host live performances, there are many parts of the programme that will be accessible for audiences to experience from 6 November. These include a billboard in Galway city, the first collaboration between Vukasin Nedeljovic and Felispeaks. I’m also excited that we can share a newly-published book and a podcast series, both of which place artworks in dialogue with lawyers, advocates and activists such as Justice for Magdalenes Research, Máiréad Enright, Maeve O’Rourke, Eilionóir Flynn and Maria Ní Flatharta. These publications and broadcasts from Galway bring together contemporary art and socio-legal research of national and international significance.

New projects are being developed for The Law is a White Dog by Caroline Campbell (Loitering Theatre) and Soft Fiction Projects that will be shared online. These projects involve collaboration with an older generation of feminist activists, and with CAPE and shOUT! youth groups in Galway, respectively. Art happens even when galleries are closed. Now is a valuable time to reflect and attend to those practices, wherever we find ourselves.”
– Sarah Browne, Curator

TULCA 2020 The Law is a White Dog Programme Details:

  • Nov 2: TULCA Curator’s Talk with Sarah Browne in partnership with GMIT CCAM

  • Nov 6-16: Billboard artwork on view in the Claddagh by Vukasin Nedeljovic and Felispeaks

  • Nov 6: Project launch: The Law is a White Dog limited edition book. Available to order online from Kenny’s Bookshop. Order here

  • Nov 7: Grey Eminence: a performance over Zoom by Caroline Campbell (Loitering Theatre) in collaboration with Sarah Clancy. Moderated by Megs Morley. More details and booking here

  • Nov 9: TULCA Artists’ Talk with Vukasin Nedeljkovic in partnership with GMIT CCAM. Book here

  • Nov 14: Afterthought: Professional development workshop for artists by Forerunner (Tanad Williams and Andreas Kindler von Knobloch). Supported by Galway County Arts Office. More details and booking here

  • Nov 16: TULCA Artists’ Talk with Sibyl Montague in partnership with GMIT CCAM. Book here

  • Nov 16-22: Usually or Infrequently Indecent or Obscene, by Soft Fiction Projects, developed in partnership with shOUT and CAPE youth groups, Galway. Digital zine available online and poster installation in Galway City Library

  • Nov 23: TULCA Artists’ Talk with Saoirse Wall in partnership with GMIT CCAM. Book here

For ongoing updates, please sign up to the TULCA newsletter or follow us on social media at @TulcaFestival. For further information please contact: info@tulca.ie

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