Ghost Estates Discussion
21 June, 2012
Friday 29th June, 2pm:
To accompany our upcoming show Settlement, we are hosting a discussion between the artist Anthony Haughey and Cian O'Callaghan on the phenomenon of Ghost Estates in Ireland. Each speaker will give a short presentation followed by a Q&A and open conversation with the audience.
Cian O’Callaghan is an urban and cultural geographer. He completed his PhD in University College Cork in 2008. He is currently based in NUI Maynooth, where he is working on project on ghost estates funded by the Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences. He regularly contributes to the blog irelandafternama.wordpress.com.
Anthony Haughey lives and works in Ireland. He is an artist and lecturer/researcher in the School of Media at the Dublin Institute of Technology where he is also a PhD supervisor at the Centre for Research in Transcultural Media Practice. He is an editorial advisor for the photographic journal Photographies published by Routledge (London).
He recently completed a three-year research fellowship at the Interface Centre for Research in Art, Technologies and Design at the University of Ulster where he recently completed a PhD. During his research fellowship in Belfast he organised public discussion forums around Art and Contested Spaces, and curated public art projects including, Art, Media and Contested Space, an international public art event, which included artists, Alfredo Jaar, Peter Kennard and Cat Phillipps and Wendy Ewald and Faisal Abdu’ Allah.
This event is FREE but please contact us on E: firstname.lastname@example.org to book a place