(Or So I’ve Heard)

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnknown Host Publication
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished (in print/issue) - 5 Dec 2009
EventArt of the Ordinary (Folk Archiving Art and Living History) Creating Memory forum - Dublin City Archive
Duration: 5 Dec 2009 → …


ConferenceArt of the Ordinary (Folk Archiving Art and Living History) Creating Memory forum
Period5/12/09 → …
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Bibliographical note

Forum 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


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