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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.
Artists Talk & Opening: Jac Leirner - Institutional Ghosts
One of Brazils most internationally renowned contemporary artists, Jac Leirner introduces her exhibition Institutional Ghosts at IMMA. Described as a self-made Situationist, Leirner discusses her meticulous and patient process of constructing works out commonplace objects, in expanding on methods of Brazilian Constructivism, Arte Povera, and Minimalism.
16 Feb 2017 18:30 to 19:30
Art | Memory | Place: Closing Discussion with David Rieff & John Banville
In the final event in the Art | Memory | Place programme, David Rieff, author of In Praise of Forgetting: Historical Memory and its Ironies (2016) and John Banville, award-winning author and critic will discuss the role of historical memory and forgetting, taking as a starting point Davids proposition that sometimes it may be better to forget?
27 Feb 2017 18:30 to 20:00
IFI - IMMA : A Screening & Conversation with Duncan Campbell
Organised in collaboration with the IFI, The Welfare of Tomas O Hallissy by Turner Prize winner Duncan Campbell will be screened at the IFI cinema. To follow Duncan Campbell and Sarah Glennie, Director, IMMA will discuss the commissioning and making of Campbells new film The Welfare of Tomas O Hallissy.
IADT ARC / IMMA Sessions: Seminar - Exhibition Histories
Organised in collaboration with IADTs ARC MA programme, this seminar focuses on past exhibitions of contemporary art that have changed the way art is seen, made and understood.Chaired by Dr Maeve Connolly, CoDirector of the ARC
Programme at IADT, speakers include Dr Lucy Steeds, Senior Research Fellow at Afterall, London (and commissioning editor of Afteralls Exhibition Histories book series), Kate Strain, Artistic Director, Grazer Kunstverein, Peter Maybury, artist, designer, musician, exhibition curator, and researchers from IADTs ARC programme.