The Contemporary Visual Culture Real World Engagement Visiting Lecturer Series begins January 2018

The Contemporary Visual Culture Real World Engagement Visiting Lecturer Series 2018 brings together key people from Art, Design, Media and Museums for an hour long session each Tuesday lunchtime.

All lectures are on Tuesdays 1.30 – 2.30 NA 003 North House Annex (Please note this is provisional and subject to change)


Sheena Barrett  - Curator The Lab and Assnt. Arts Office Dublin City Arts Office

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Elaine McDevitt - Managing Director ICADInstitute of Creative Advertising and Design

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Sean Kissane Curator: Exhibitions The Irish Museum of Modern Art.

Recent exhibitions curated include: Leonora Carrington, Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera, Isaac Julien, Carlos Garaicoa, Rivane Neuenschwander and Shahzia Sikander. Solo exhibitions with Irish artists include Alice Maher, James McKenna, Cecil King, Hughie O'Donoghue, Alan Phelan and Orla Barry.


Dr Mel Farrell  Historian and Interim Director at Irish Humanities Alliance.

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Joanne Law Art Writer and Features Editor at Visual Artists Ireland

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Clíodhna Ní Anluain  RTÉ culture and arts producer and editor.

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Dr. Sorcha O’Brien  - Kingston/NMI Senior Lecturer in Design History & Theory

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Wendy Williams Exhibition Designer

'Looking behind the label: packaging Jacob's biscuits in the 20th century'Wendy is an exhibition designer and has spent the last twenty-odd years making a show of everything from neolithic battle axes to Patrick Pearse's tea cup.     


Simon O’Connor  Director Ulysses Centre, Newman House

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