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Listen to Talks & Lectures

You can listen back to a selection of previous Talks by visiting our soundcloud channel. IMMA has a dynamic talks programme with regular contributions from artists, historians and curators, all discussing underlying themes from the Exhibitions and Collection programmes at IMMA.

Selected recordings are part of the IMMA Audio Archive in operation from 1991 to present.

Book Talks & Lectures

Booking is essential for all Talks and Lectures at IMMA. Tickets are free and open to the public unless otherwise specified. Find below details and booking information for the current programme. Please check back regularly as new talks and events are added each month.

Talks, Lectures & Events 2016

04 Mar 2016
23 Jul 2016
Curators Lunchtime Talk Series : Drop In
Join IMMA curators for insightful exhibition walkthroughs, where a thematic selection of artworks are explored in detail, providing background information on IMMA’s exhibition programme. See the schedule for respective exhibitions and participating curators on the next page.

22 Jun 2016
13:30 to 17:30
Seminar: Sexuality, Identity & the State
Comprising of presentations by artists, writers, curators, educators and psychoanalysts, this seminar address issues of gender, sexuality, identity and the state as it relates to the work of artists, Hennessy, Rama and others. Participants will draw on queer theory, feminism and psychoanalysis across a wide range of disciplines, considering wider research agendas that span the history of art, culture and society.

22 Jun 2016
18:30 to 20:00
Live Performance: Listen, Hissen, Hessin!
Listen, Hissen, Hessin! is a one-night event happening throughout the exhibition The Passion According to Carol Rama. A roving soundscape, it is performed live over the course of the evening by six Dublin based visual artists working under the aegis of Hissen, featuring Karl Burke, Jessica Conway, Teresa Gillespie, Jonathan Mayhew, Suzanne Walsh, and Lee Welch.

16 Jul 2016 SUMMER PARTY 2016
The IMMA SUMMER PARTY returns for a third year on Saturday 16 July with a truly unique nighttime celebration of music, performance, food and drinks in the buildings and grounds of IMMA.

20 Jul 2016
18:00 to 19:30
Artists Performative Response: Carol Rama/Aideen Barry
Working between the personnel and kinetic, artist Aideen Barry presents a live performative film that invites the public to experience contested spaces of the domestic, studio and gallery as it relates to ideas of obsession, claustrophobia, and femininity in both artists’ practice.

Further Information

Frequently Asked Questions
IMMA Talks + Events Frequently Asked Questions

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Photograph: Mirjam Keune, IMMA Artists’ Panel.

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For further details about the programme email, Assistant Curator, Talks and Public Programmes, IMMA.

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