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Create Networking Day for Collaborative Arts – December 1

10.00 – 10.45            

Registration Teas, Coffees & Networking

10.45 – 11.00

Welcome and Opening Remarks, Sinead O’Reilly Head of Local

Arts & Arts Participation, The Arts Council of Ireland.


11.00 – 11.45

Key Note: Sand

Selina Thompson

Chair: Blessing Moyo, Human Rights Activist and founder of the One World Tapestry initiative


11.45 – 12.30

Panel: Questions of Collecting; Refocusing representation

of ethnic minority cultures in National archives.

Artist Seamus Nolan, ethnographer Eve Olney, and representatives from the Galway Traveller Movement

Chair: Ann Lyons coordinator of EPIC at the Community Knowledge Initiative NUI Galway


12.30 – 13.00

Presentation: Art and Politics in Collaborative Filmmaking

Jijo Sebastian, Artist and Filmmaker

Chair: Marianne Ní Chinnéide, Performing Arts Manager, the O’ Donoghue Centre


13.00 – 14.00


14.00 – 14.30

Presentation: Scaling Up, Large Events from Intimate Tales

Chris Baldwin Artistic Director Galway 2020

Chair: Maeve Mulrennan Head of Visual Arts, Galway Arts Centre


14.30 – 16.00

Break Out Spaces looking at Art, Diversity and Transformation

in collaborative practice


16.00 – 16.30

Feedback from Breakout sessions

16.30 – 17.15

Key Note: Rick Lowe on Project Row Houses and the Victoria

Sq Project Athens, for Documenta 14

Chair: Charlotte McIvor Lecturer in Drama and Theatre Studies NUI Galway


17.15 – 17.30



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