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“Species of Space 2″ Curatorial Seminar at Limerick City Gallery of Art, Ireland 2011 by Alfredo Cramerotti

“Species of Space 2″ Curatorial Seminar at Limerick City Gallery of Art, Ireland  2011

talk, seminar, debate, screening

In partnership with LCGA and eva International, Six Memos organised the curatorial seminar, Species of Space 2 and Fugitive Dialogues. This two-day event marks the return of LCGA and eva International to the newly redeveloped Carnegie Building and the launch of Ormston House on Patrick Street under the Creative Limerick initiative. - - - - - - - Species of Space 2 took place at the Carnegie Building with a panel of distinguished curators presenting case studies on their experiences of negotiating space: Katerina Gregos on The Danish Pavilion at the 54th Venice Biennale – Challenging curatorial orthodoxy in the Biennial Context; Alfredo Cramerotti On Translating, Expanding, Compressing and Misusing Space; Vaari Claffey on Gracelands – Substance Abuse; Simon Rees on EAST by SOUTHWEST; And Annie Fletcher on Be(com)ing Dutch. - - - - - - The following day, Fugitive Dialogues took place at Ormston House with James Merrigan and Michaële Cutaya from 12-2pm. Fugitive Papers/Dialogues is an artistic research project to explore ideas about art, writing, criticality and public(s) in Ireland at this time. Discussion was followed by afternoon tea with the artists of the current exhibition, Monkey Wrench, at Ormston House: Sonia Shiel, Kevin Cosgrove and Keef Winter. - - - - - - - The seminar is organised and facilitated by Mary Conlon (Shinnors Scholar, LCGA, 2009-2011; Curator of the Six Memos project; Director of Ormston House; Member of the Board of Directors of eva International; PhD candidate at Limerick School of Art and Design).