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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.
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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 2017
10 Oct 2017
||IFI, IMMA & AEMI PROJECTIONS / Film Series selected by Vivienne Dick
Presented in conjunction with the IMMA’s exhibition Vivienne Dick, 93% Stardust, the artist and film-maker Vivienne Dick selects a series of short films that explores several themes of her exhibition with regards female identity, urban landscapes, memory and place set against the context of globalisation. Programmed in collaboration with AEMI & IFI.
27 Sep 2017
||Artists Conversation / Vivienne Dick & Beverley Zalcock
Irish artist and film-maker Vivienne Dick discusses with writer, lecturer and film maker Beverley Zalcock a selection of works presented at IMMA, exploring the locations, themes and characters that span Dick’s compelling film making practice of the last four decades.
20 Sep 2017
||Lecture / Claire Pajaczkowska - New York No Wave
Dr Claire Pajaczkowskawork discusses the friendships and creative circles that inspired artists Nan Goldin, Vivienne Dick and their contemporary pioneers of the No Wave movement born out of downtown New York. This talk examines the cultural contexts and feminist politics of New York’s underground scene of 1970s to mid-80’s that became the melting pot for a subculture of avant-garde artists, musician and film-makers to cross pollinate and establish a defining period in the history of film, art, and music.
16 Sep 2017
||Screening & Talk / Irish Artist, Experimental Film – Alice Butler
In conjunction with the exhibition Vivienne Dick, 93% STARDUST at IMMA, Alice Butler, film programmer and co-curator of AEMI, presents a talk and screening of artist and experimental moving image works by contemporary Irish artists who are foregrounding new ways to work independently, redefining the limits and potentials of cinema.
Free / Book online - More details to come shortly.
15 Aug 2017
||A Conversation with Alejandro Jodorowsky
Alejandro Jodorowsky and Rachael Thomas, Head of Exhibitions, IMMA come together in conversation to discuss the ongoing importance and influence of the tarot, spirituality, love and the occult in Jodorowsky’s legendary multidiscipline practice, considered by many one of the most accomplished artists and cinema directors of our time.
28 Jul 2017
||IMMA/NIVAL ROSC 50 / 1967-2017: Closing Discussion
On the final week of the IMMA/NIVAL ROSC 50 | 1967-2017 in the Project Spaces, you are invited to join us for a series of reflections on the Rosc exhibitions and their impact on the visual arts in Ireland. Speakers include Patrick J. Murphy, former Chairman of Rosc; Matt Packer, Director of EVA International; Jonathan Carroll, writer and independent curator; and Sarah Glennie, Director of IMMA.
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