Date Wed 5th November 2014
Time 2.15 – 5.45pm
(Followed by a 6pm book launch)
Venue Harry Clarke lecture theatre, NCAD
On the occassion of the launch of artist Fiona Whelan’s critical memoir, the Rialto Youth Project and Fiona Whelan are hosting a seminar which sets out to explore questions of representation, research practices and creative relationships at the intersection of collaborative arts practice, youth work, critical pedagogy and activism.
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Welcome - Jim Lawlor (Rialto Youth Project) and Fiona Whelan (Artist)
Introductions - Dr. Aine O’Brien, Co-Director Counterpoints Arts and Seminar Moderator
2.30 – 2.50 Maurice Devlin, Jean Monnet Professor & Director of the Centre for Youth Research & Development, Maynooth University, Youth Work and the Arts: Continuity and Change
2.50 – 3.10 Kathleen Lynch, Professor of Equality Studies, School of Social Justice, UCD, The Careless State: why we need radical egalitarian thinking in Ireland.
Q & A
3.20 – 3.40 Professor Desmond Bell, Head of Academic Affairs and Research, NCAD
The ethnographic impulse and lens based practice
Q & A
3.50 – 4.10 Katherine Atkinson, Professional Development, CREATE, the National Development Agency for Collaborative Arts, Representation in collaborative arts: Who tells whose story and how?
4.10 – 4.30 Coffee & Teas
4.30 - 5pm Performative readings (mis)readings of a shared practice
Fiona Whelan, Artist & Joint Course Coordinator, MA SEA(face), NCAD
Nichola Mooney, Community Youth Worker & Team Leader, Rialto Youth Project
Jim Lawlor, Manager, Rialto Youth Project
Michael Byrne, Youth Worker
5 – 5.40 Discussion and Closing Remarks Dr. Aine O’Brien
6pm TEN: Territory, Encounter & Negotiation - A Critical Memoir by Socially Engaged Artist, Fiona Whelan
Book Launch, Martin Drury, Strategic Development Director, the Arts Council