Launch: 23 April, 2009, 6pm (Peggy Shaw)
Exhibition: 23 - 30 April, 2009
Talks series: 24 -27 April, 2009
(Detailed programme below)
Venue: The LAB, Dublin City Council Gallery, Foley Street, Dublin 1
from context to exhibition is a group show from the Learning Development Programme 2009, managed and curated by Create.
April 23 From Context to Exhibition Launch. 6pm
Peggy Shaw, New York based performing artist and Create guest tutor to the Learning Development programme, launched the event.
April 24 What Isn’t Socially Engaged? 6-8pm
Faisal Abdu’Allah in conversation with Professor Mick Wilson.
Faisal Abdu’Allah is an artist whose work evolves primarily from the interface of photography, the printed image and lens-based installations. He graduated in Fine Arts at the Royal College of Art in London. Abdu’Allah appropriates iconography from popular culture to constantly reposition values and ideologies pertaining to representation. Recent projects include: Britannia Works (Xippas Gallery, Greece 2004), Garden of Eden (Chisenhale Gallery, London 2003). He is a recipient of the “Decibel Visual Arts Award” (Visual Artist 2004-5) and is currently Artist in Residence at The Serpentine Gallery (London).
April 25 Producing Communities. 12 - 4pm
Open Roundtable with participating communities and students artists. Chaired by Paul O’Neill.
Dr Paul O'Neill is an artist, curator and writer. He is GWR Research Fellow with Situations at the University of the West of England, where he is leading the international research project Locating the Producers.
April 27 Towards a Critical Pedagogy. 6-8pm
Professor Milena Dragicevic Šešic in conversation with artist Jesse Jones.
Professor Milena Dragicevic Šešic UNESCO Chair in Cultural Policy and Management (Interculturalism and mediation in the Balkans) University of Arts, Belgrade Former President of University of Arts, Belgrade, now Head of UNESCO Chair in Interculturalism, Art Management and Mediation, professor of Cultural Policy & Cultural Management, Cultural studies, Media studies. Commandeur dans l`Ordre des Palmes Academiques, 2002. Member of National Council for Science and Technology (since 2006). President of the Cultural Policy Research Award (European Cultural Foundation, Amsterdam). President of the Board of the European Diploma in Cultural Project Management (Foundation Marcel Hicter, Bruxelles). Chair of Art & Culture Subboard of OSI (Soros network). Former ENCATC and ELIA Board Member. IUC Dubrovnik Board member (since 2008). Pro Helvetia Regional Board member(since 2008). Advisor to the Minister of Culture Republic of Serbia (since 2007)