The People’s Cinema. Invisible Violence, & the IRA. Talk by Séamus Kealy


Barthes, Blasphemy, Bombs. Fairies, Ghosts, Groys. The People’s Cinema. Invisible Violence, & the IRA

 
DateThursday, November 8, 2018 - 12:30pm

Cost

Free

Location

Room 511 @ 205 Richmond St. W

Barthes, Blasphemy, Bombs. Fairies, Ghosts, Groys. The People’s Cinema. Invisible Violence, & the IRA. Talk by Séamus Kealy Thursday, November 8th

Thursday November 8, 12.30-2.00.  Rm. 511, 205 Richmond

This lecture will be a presentation of a number of curatorial projects and institutional positions held by Séamus Kealy. Kealy will speak about different institutional contexts and will touch upon a few more challenging situations, where his vocation was put to the test. He will conclude with an open discussion on more pragmatic topics pertinent to working in the art and museum fields.

Co-Sponsored by CCP and CADN Graduate Programs

Séamus Kealy is an award-winning, international museum director, curator, writer and artist. He is known for his political approach to curating, and his inventive and collaborative working relationship with artists, curatorial teams, and his innovative style of directing institutions. He has worked closely with artists such as Stan Douglas, Geoffrey Farmer, Omer Fast, Ilya & Emilia Kabakov, Lucy Skaer, Mehraneh Atashi, Duncan Campbell, Willie Doherty, Adrian Paci, and Harun Farocki,. Since 2014, Séamus Kealy has been Director of the Salzburger Kunstverein in Austria. From 2008 to 2013, he was Director of The Model, Sligo, Ireland, and from 2005 to 2008 he was Curator at the Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto. From 1996 to 2005, Séamus practiced as an artist with a concentration in painting and photography, mainly in Vancouver and Vienna.

DateThursday, November 8, 2018 - 12:30pm

Cost

Free

Website Location

Room 511 @ 205 Richmond St. W

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 Talk by Séamus Kealy Thursday, November 8th,
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 12:30pm

Barthes, Blasphemy, Bombs. Fairies, Ghosts, Groys. The People’s Cinema. Invisible Violence, & the IRA. Talk by Séamus Kealy Thursday, November 8th

Thursday November 8, 12.30-2.00.  Rm. 511, 205 Richmond

This lecture will be a presentation of a number of curatorial projects and institutional positions held by Séamus Kealy. Kealy will speak about different institutional contexts and will touch upon a few more challenging situations, where his vocation was put to the test. He will conclude with an open discussion on more pragmatic topics pertinent to working in the art and museum fields.

Co-Sponsored by CCP and CADN Graduate Programs

Séamus Kealy is an award-winning, international museum director, curator, writer and artist. He is known for his political approach to curating, and his inventive and collaborative working relationship with artists, curatorial teams, and his innovative style of directing institutions. He has worked closely with artists such as Stan Douglas, Geoffrey Farmer, Omer Fast, Ilya & Emilia Kabakov, Lucy Skaer, Mehraneh Atashi, Duncan Campbell, Willie Doherty, Adrian Paci, and Harun Farocki,. Since 2014, Séamus Kealy has been Director of the Salzburger Kunstverein in Austria. From 2008 to 2013, he was Director of The Model, Sligo, Ireland, and from 2005 to 2008 he was Curator at the Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto. From 1996 to 2005, Séamus practiced as an artist with a concentration in painting and photography, mainly in Vancouver and Vienna.

Venue & Address: 
Room 511 @ 205 Richmond St. W
Cost: 
Free
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