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Listen to Talks & Lectures

Listen here to previous Talks and Lectures by artists, historians, curators and others, who discuss a range of themes and artworks in connection to the Exhibitions and Collection programme 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 Talks and Lectures programme at IMMA.

Talks, Lectures & Events 2014

25 Mar 2015 Artists’ Response | Sarah Pierce and Gerard Byrne
Artists Sarah Pierce and Gerard Byrne will discuss past-tense fictions and ready-made dramas in response to the film processes of Teresa Hubbard/Alexander Birchler’s collaborative practice.

07 Mar 2015 Artists Conversation | Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler
Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler discuss their exhibition Sound Speed Marker with curator Sean Kissane (Curator,Exhibition,IMMA).

28 Feb 2015 Artist Conversation | Dorothy Cross + Lisa Le Feuvre
Dorothy Cross and Lisa Le Feuvre (Head of Sculpture, Henry Moore Insitute, UK) discusses how artist-curated exhibitions open up new ways we can look and think about art.

26 Feb 2015 IADT ARC + IMMA - Lecture by Maeve Connolly
Dr Maeve Connolly explores the changing form and function of broadcast and film archives, focusing on issues of access, dissemination, archive oriented art practice, and the role of the artist as mediator of the archive.

20 Feb 2015 SPEAKING STUDIOS | Lecture-Performance by Priscila Fernandes
The Modern School (La Escuela Moderna, Barcelona, 1901 - 1906), founded by Francesc Ferrer i Guardia, offered a free, rational, secular, egalitarian and non-coercive education for children and parents, preparing them to have a critical vision of their surroundings.In this lecture/performance Fernandes offers further context in which to question Guardia’s approach to art and learning.

03 Dec 2014
08 Mar 2015
Irelands National Collections | Talks Series
Trove exhibition partners invite you to explore the treasures of their collections with their in house specialist team of curators and conservators through a series of talks taking place across the partner institutions ; NGI, NMI, NMI - Mayo and Crawford Gallery

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