Territory, Encounter & Negotiation – Galway

On the occasion of the recent launch of Fiona Whelan’s critical memoir, the Para-Institution in partnership with the Community Knowledge Initiative, NUI Galway and GMIT CCAM brought Fiona to Galway and hosted a critical discussion exploring creative methodologies, cross-sectoral relationships, collaborative knowledge, and issues of representation and institutional responsibility that emerge from collaborative art and curatorial practice. GMIT CCAM Cluain Mhuire, Galway – 21st Jan ’15


Key presentations:



Terrotory, Encounter & Negotiation – Fiona Whelan


Slow Curating – Megan Johnston, (Curator, Educator and Director of the Model, Sligo)


Followed by a panel discussion with Fiona, Megan and Megs Morley (Independent Curator, Para Institution) Deirdre O’Mahony (Artist and Centre for Creative Arts, GMIT), Jen Hesnan (Youth Arts Facilitator, Foróige Techspace) John Langan (Artist and Centre for Creative Arts, GMIT).