Right Here, Right Now – Current thinking in live performance from the visual arts.
5th November 12pm – 5pm
Right Here, Right Now culminated with the seminar hosted by GradCAM reflecting on Right Here, Right Now live exhibition. Through a series of presentations it explored current think on performance from the visual arts in Ireland with exhibiting artists and academics in the field.
Dr Aine Phillips, Performance Artist,
Helena Walshe, PhD candidate, Queen Mary, University of London,
Dr Kevin Atherton, Artist and Head of Sculpture at NCAD,
Alastair Mac Lennan, Artist, Emeritus Professor of Fine Art, University of Ulster
Amanda Coogan, PhD candidate, University of Ulster,
Anna Berndston, Performance Artist
Lisa Marie Johnson, Performance Artist,
Chrissie Cadman, Creative Practitioner. Phd Candidate, University of Ulster ,
Simon Keogh, writer
Andrea Theis, PhD candidate, University of Ulster.
Áine Phillips PhD Performance Artist
Presentation: ‘Live Autobiography’
Helena Walsh, performance artist - PhD candidate, The Drama Department, Queen Mary University of London
Presentation:‘Between Absence and Presence: Irish culture and the Live Body’
Simon Keogh, Visual Artist, Writer and Architect
Presentation: ‘Performatives within a Performatory Act – a notator’s perspective’.
Chrissie Cadman, Creative Practitioner. Phd Candidate, University of Ulster.
Presenation: ‘Performance, empheral action as commodity’
Dr Kevin Atherton, Artist and Head of Sculpture at NCAD.
Presentation: 'What a Performance'.
Anna Berndtson, Performance artist and current resident in Firestation Artist Studios.
Alastair MacLennan, artist, Emeritus Professor of Fine Art, University of Ulster, Belfast.
Presentation: 'BEING HERE NOW'
Lisamaire Johnson, Master of Fine Arts.
Presentation: ‘The Folk in performance’
Andrea Theis (GER), artist, lecturer and currently PhD researcher in Art, University of Ulster, Belfast
Presentation: “Challenging reality - interactionist interventions into everyday cultures in the public space”
A Symposium on Live Performance from the Visual Arts for International Women’s Day
11:00-17:00 Friday 9th March 2012
Venue: The LAB, Dublin 1
Co-curated by Amanda Coogan and Sheena Barrett
Facilitated by GradCAM and IADT’s MAVIS.
This symposium will be held in conjunction with the Live exhibition, LABOUR, taking place on the following day, Saturday 10th March. It will provide an opportunity to consider Performance Art by contemporary women artists working in Ireland or from Ireland. Among the issues addressed will be the formal strategies and the conceptual themes of Performance Art practice from an international perspective and an exploration of the form as practiced in Ireland. The presentations and discussions will also explore themes including Identity, Duration, Rememberance and Repetition.
Women, Live Performance and Labour.
Session 1 Chaired by Amanda Ralph, IADT
11.15- Keynote Address 'Some girls are bigger than others'- Lois Keiden, Live Art Development Agency, London.
1. Catriona O'Reilly (Phd candidate, Queens University, Belfast)
- the female body as a political site, views from the practice of Live Art.
2. Helena Walsh (Phd candidate, University of London)
-Live performance and Ireland.
3. Brenda Farrell, researcher
- Beckettian echos in Irish Performance practice.
4. Evelyn Glynn and Aine Phillips, Artists
- the magdelene laundries, research becomes practice.
5. Ciara Murphy, researcher (UCD)
- 'Worlds end lane' Live Art; reading into the site
1. Ailbhe Smith – Keynote Address
2. Kate Anotosik Parsons – The Guerilla Girls in Ireland
3. Workshop:Four discusion groups chaired by: Sheena Barrett, Amanda Coogan Lynette Moran and Liz Burns.
Facilitated by the reporters who will feedback to the main cohort – reporters from MAVIS/IADT
Live Perfromance from Tanya O’Keefe and Olivia Hassett - Title: Talah, Duration: 5 minutes
The three Curators – summing up from the three perspectives and looking to the following day of Live Performances.
Helena Walsh (University of London, Queen Mary) - Labour; History, Action, Identity.
Chrissie Cadman (U.U.) - Labour; renumeration and the Art market.
Amanda Coogan (U.U.) - Labour; Duration and Endurance.