Dreams of Freedom? Conversations on Aesthetics, Ethics & European Democracies

Friday 8 March – Saturday 9 March 2013
Dreams of Freedom? Conversations on Aesthetics, Ethics & European Democracies | Friday 8 March – Saturday 9 March 2013 | Crawford Art Gallery

National Sculpture Factory presents a 2-day symposium to coincide with the United States Of Europe exhibition being held at the Crawford Art Gallery.

On Art & Public Space, Aesthetic Resistance, Social and Political Transformation, Demonstration, Democracy and European Hybridity

VENUE:

Upper Galleries

Crawford Art Gallery

Emmet Place

Cork City.

10:00am – 4:30pm

Friday 8th

Artists’ Use Value in the Age of Social and Political Unrest.

This session will involve a number of the United States of Europe artists and will be chaired by curator Anna Bitkina (Russia)

USE Artists :

Anna Konik (Poland)

Maria Lusitano-Santos (Portugal)

Kennedy/Browne (Ireland)

Reinigungsgesellschaft (Germany)

Common Grounds for Art, Activism and Democracy

This section will include a keynote presentation by

Augustine Zenakos (Greece)

Journalist, curator and previous co-director of the Athens Biennial.

Open Panel Discussion

Chaired by Daniel Jewesbury (N.Ireland)

Augustine Zenakos (Greece)

Liz Burns (Dublin) – Firestation.

Rosie Lynch (Kilkenny) – Commonage

Saturday 9th

Art, Politics & Public Space

Dave Beech (London)

Artist, Lecturer, Writer, Art Critic

Propositions for a Future State

Presentations by

Stephanie Feeney (England)

Anthony Haughey (Ireland)

Daniel Jewesbury (N. Ireland)

The E.U. Project – The Right to Have Rights

Dr. John O’Brennan (Ireland) – NUIM

Dr. Agnes Czajka (Ireland) – UC

‘Notes on the Arab Spring: Enacting Citizenship and Staging Democracy’

Followed by

Open Panel Discussion

All updates can be found at www.nationalsculpturefactory.com

The symposium is free & open to All. Seating is limited so places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Friday 8 March – Saturday 9 March 2013
Crawford Art Gallery
Emmet Place, Cork
Telephone: +353 21 4805042
info@crawfordartgallery.ie
www.crawfordartgallery.ie
Opening hours / start times:
Monday 10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 20:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Admission / price: Free
A National Sculpture Factory event

 
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