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in social and community contexts

Create, in association with FOMACS (Forum on Migration and Communications)  present: 

The Politics and Ethics of Collaborative Arts Practice
Friday June 29th, 2007, 10 -12.30pm,
Venue: Room 3073, Dublin Institute of Technology, Aungier Street, Dublin 2.

with Dr Glenn Jordan, Director of Bluetown History and Arts Centre, Cardiff and Reader in Cultural Studies in the University of Glamorgan’s Cardiff School of Creative and Cultural  Industries.

Dr Glenn Jordan will present the work of Bluetown History and Arts Centre (www.bhac.org) and his ongoing collaborative work with a range of immigrant constituencies in Wales. Bluetown History and Arts Centre collects, preserves and interprets the social and cultural history of migrants, immigrants and minorities in Wales.

The lecture will also introduce the forthcoming FOMACS project ‘Portrait of Sikhs’ which will commence, in Dublin, in September 2007.

An activist-intellectual, curator and photographer, Jordan’s community-based projects have been exhibited in Ireland and throughout the UK. He has published widely on visual culture, race and representation. His books include:

Cultural Politics: Class, Gender, Race and the Postmodern World (with Chris Weedon) 1995;
Already in the Wood: The Afro-Welsh Sculpture of Raymond Charles Taylor (with Liz Taylor and Phil Cope), 2006;
Somali Elders: Portraits from Wales/Odeyada Soomaalida Muuqqaalo ka yimid Welishka, 2004


 

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