right here, right now
current thinking in live performance from the visual arts
Symposium 5/11/2010 12:00 – 17:00, GradCAM, St John’s Lane, Dublin 8
Download schedule (pdf). BOOKINGS: performance(at)gradcam.ie
Right Here, Right Now is a major perfomance art event taking place in kilmainham Gaol on Thursday 4/11/2010 (18:00-22:00). This programme of performance art and discussion has been curated by Niamh Murphy, Dominic Thorpe and Amanda Coogan (Ulster/GradcAM) of Performance Art Live (P.A. Live) and kindly supported by the Arts Council of Ireland in association with the Office of Public Works (OPW). P.A. Live was set up in 2009 and is committed to the promotion of performance art in Ireland.
Artists performing live on the night include: Alastair MacLennan, Aine Phillips, Amanda Coogan, Brian Connolly, Dominic Thorpe, Declan Rooney, Frances Mezzetti, Brian Patterson, Sinead McCann, Catherine Barragry, Fergus Byrne, Michelle Browne, Ann Maria Healy, Helena Walshe, Francis Fay, Pauline Cummins, Victoria Mc Cormack, Alex Conway, Sandra Johnston, Meabh Redmond and Niamh Murphy.
Right Here, Right Now The event will conclude with the symposium hosted by GradCAM reflecting on 'Right Here, Right Now' live exhibition. Through a series of presentations this symposium will explore current thinking on performance from the visual arts in Ireland with the artists exhibiting in 'Right Here, Right Now' and with academics in the field.
Speakers include Aine Phillips PhD, Helena Walshe, PhD candidate, Queen Mary, University of London, Kevin Atherton, PhD, Amanda Coogan, PhD candidate, University of Ulster, Lisa Marie Johnson, Performance Artist, Chrissie Cadman, Performance Artist, Simon Keogh, writer and Andrea Thesis, PhD candidate, University of Ulster.
The seminar will present ‘Performance Art- Coming in from the cold’ seminal international developments in performance from the visual arts, ‘The ‘live body’ as a site of exploration into Irish Culture’, ‘the artist in performance/participative practice’ and ‘Live Autobiography’.
This event will also provide an opportunity for the performance research seminar @ GradCAM to reconvene and agree a programme of work.
For more see http://www.amandacoogan.com/symposium.html