What do you need? | Corban Walker Exhibition and Panel Discussion

 

What do you need? | Corban Walker Exhibition and Panel Discussion Date/Time
Date(s) - 24/06/2021 - 15/07/2021

Location
Diamond Square,

Website
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_e6BdaB3TRSagz1A1wx4tMA

Email
artsoffice@dublincity.ie

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Dublin City Council’s City Architect is pleased to announce the launch of an exhibition of artist Corban Walker’s artwork ‘What do you need?’ in Diamond Square, 7 Gardiner Street Lower, Dublin 1, from 24th June to 15th July 2021. The opening of the exhibition will be marked by a panel discussion on Thursday 24th June from 6.30pm to 7:30pm.

The renowned Dublin artist Corban Walker has been commissioned by Dublin City Council’s City Architect to undertake an artwork exploring minimal home sizes. The project is funded under the Creative Ireland programme, coordinated by Dublin City Council’s Arts Office with support from Dublin City Council’s Parks Department. The piece will be located on the street side of the railings of Diamond Square, 7 Gardiner Street Lower, Dublin 1 for 3 weeks from Thursday 24th June to 15th July 2021.

The theme of the piece is ‘What do you need?’ What do you need in a home to sustain you through the many stages of your life? What do you need in a neighbourhood? Are we designing and building homes in Dublin that meet your needs? Dublin artist, Walker explores minimal home size standards over the last 100 years and the consequences of policy direction minimising sizes for affordability, density or other reasons – as exemplified by the recent policy around co-living shared accommodation.

Panel Discussion
The artwork and the topic of minimal home size impact on city liveability will be discussed at an online panel discussion on Thursday 24th June at 6.30pm with the following panellists: · Hazel Chu – Lord Mayor of Dublin · Orla Hegarty – Assistant Professor at School of Architecture, UCD · John O’Connor – Chief Executive Housing Agency · Ruairí Ó Cuív – Dublin City Public Art Officer · Corban Walker – Artist · Chair: Ali Grehan – Dublin City Architect

You must register in advance for the event by clicking the button below:

Panel Discussion – Thurs 24 June 6:30pm

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