Policing Dialogues

Wednesday 15 September – Saturday 23 October 2010
Policing Dialogues | Wednesday 15 September – Saturday 23 October 2010 | The LAB

The LAB, brought to you by Dublin City Council, presents Policing Dialogues: An Exploration of Neighbourhood Relations of Power by What’s the Story? Collective

Policing Dialogues is a six week residency at The LAB by What’s the Story? Collective. It will include a public exhibition of film and installation based on young people’s experiences of power and policing in Dublin South Central District as well as an extensive programme of workshops, dialogues and meetings. This creative and learning residency is aimed at all audiences but particularly at critical thinkers, policy makers, young people and those who work with them. An Garda Síochana have also agreed to participate in the programme and crucially, the learning from this process will directly inform the content of a groundbreaking new training scheme for Gardai, aimed at more constructive interactions with young people.

What’s the Story? Collective are an interdisciplinary group of young adults, volunteer youth leaders, community youth workers and an artist who have been exploring issues of power and policing for a number of years.

The Collective are: Nicola Whelan, Jonathan Myers, Jamie Hendrick, Garrett Kenny, Nichola Mooney, Michael Byrne, Fiona Whelan.

The Gallery will be closed to the public on 29 / 30 September 2010.

What’s the Story? Collective will be in conversation with Vagabond Reviews, The LAB, Tuesday 19 October 11am-1pm.

What’s the Story? is a project of artist Fiona Whelan & The Rialto Youth Project. See www.section8.ie for more details.

Hours: Monday to Saturday 10am – 5pm

Policing Dialogues at The LAB is brought to you by Dublin City Council Arts Office, the Arts Council’s Artist in the Community Scheme managed by Create, and an Arts Council Visual Arts Bursary 

Wednesday 15 September – Saturday 23 October 2010
Foley Street, Dublin 1
Telephone: +353 1 222 7850
Opening hours / start times:
Monday to Saturday 10am – 6pm. We are currently closed on Sundays.
Admission / price: Free

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