Create, the national development agency for collaborative arts, in partnership with axis, Ballymun and SIPTU, presents:
Changing the Story
May 1, 2-5pm
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
Campaigns for civil rights and civil justice motivate much of global politics today. These campaigns can be traced back to the passion and subversive imagination of a generation whose formative political moment was forged in the radical ferment of 1968.
On the 20th December 1968 it was reported in the Irish Times that the Ballymun project, the model new town, was officially complete.
Forty years later, is the radical vision of 1968 exhausted or irrelevant? How might we continue Changing the Story?
Join us for an afternoon of reflection and radical optimism with local residents and artists living and working in Ballymun;
Ollie McGlinchey, (Ballymun Communications Manager), Stewart Dowie (Neighbourhood Arts Worker), Aine Rooney, (Ballymun Welfare Rights Co-ordinator), Colm Downes (educator), Dean Scurry (comedian / youth worker / artist), Aideen McBride (storyteller), along with poet and playwright Dermot Bolger, Professor Alan Read (Kings College, London), writer Evelyn Conlon and Little John Nee as he composes a new protest song for Ballymun.
Voluntary Arts Ireland Chief Officer Kevin Murphy introducing the Create and Voluntary Arts Ireland Arts and Civil Society Symposium, 20 and 21 October 2011, Christchurch, Triskel Arts Centre, Cork.
Defining Participation and Practice - Policy Perspectives. Martin Drury, Pat Cooke, Marian Fitzgibbon, Pauline Conroy. Chair: Fiona Kearney.
Defining Participation and Practice – Policy Perspectives panel. Seated left to right: Martin Drury, Pat Cooke, Fiona Kearney (Chair), Marian Fitzgibbon, Pauline Conroy.
Create Director Sarah Tuck introducing the keynote address by Dr Anthony Downey.
Engaging Communities – The Permeable Institution. One of three concurrent LAB Debates. Left to right: Lisa Moran, Topher Campbell, Declan McGonagle (Chair), Tom Creed, William Ring.
LAB Reports panel. Left to right: Liz Burns, Robin Simpson, Tony Fegan (Chair), Declan McGonagle.
Rethinking Cultural and Civic Space. Pictured (left to right): Mícheál Ó Domhnaill, Annette Moloney, Bernadette Quinn (Chair).
Rethinking Cultural and Civic Space. Pictured (left to right): Annette Moloney (presenting), Bernadette Quinn (Chair), Frank McDonald, Faisal Abdu’ Allah.
Arts, Civil Society and Crisis panel. Pictured (left to right): Augustine Zenakos, Carlota Álvarez Basso, Daniel Jewesbury (chair), Gabriel Gbadamosi, Silvana Carotenuto.
Arts, Civil Society and Crisis. Pictured: Daniel Jewesbury (chair), Nuno Sacramento. Arts and Civil Society Symposium, Cork, October 20-21, 2011. All photos: Susan Walsh.
Christian Buchner, Katia Rush-Hall (Symposium Coordinator), Aoife O'Leary, Pamela Murray. All photos: Susan Walsh.