The Or So Im Told body of work was generated from an ongoing collection of vernacular, unofficial information about the city, with a humorous focus on ways of coping with the ailing economy.The interest in unofficial information stems from a concern regarding the politics of how place is described at a local level.The presentation discussed this body of work.
|Title of host publication||Unknown Host Publication|
|Number of pages||6|
|Publication status||Published (in print/issue) - 5 Dec 2009|
|Event||Art of the Ordinary (Folk Archiving Art and Living History) Creating Memory forum - Dublin City Archive|
Duration: 5 Dec 2009 → …
|Conference||Art of the Ordinary (Folk Archiving Art and Living History) Creating Memory forum|
|Period||5/12/09 → …|
Bibliographical noteForum 2. Creating Memory (Friday December 5th 12-2pm)
Memory building and archiving in the context of current visual arts practice - to what extent and why, are artists exploiting the 'folk' memories and traditions of the past?
Speakers: Linda Ballard, Curator, Ulster Folk and Transport Museum; Sonia Boyce, artist; Tony Candon, Director, National Museum of Ireland - Country Life; Pat Cooke, Lecturer, University College Dublin; Andrew Duggan, artist; Sandy Fitzgerald, Director, Olivearte; and Aisling O'Beirn, artist
Chaired by Declan McGonagle, Director of the National College of Art and Design, Ireland