Art Without Borders: Cultural Exchange and Influence in Irish Art History

5th October 2012, Long Room Hub, Trinity College.

09:30-09:50 Registration

09:50-10:00 Opening Remarks

10:00 Keynote Address: Sean Rainbird, Director, National Gallery of Ireland

10:40-10:55 BREAK

10:55-12:10 Session One: Across the Pond: Irish-American Cultural Exchange  [Chair:Dr Paul O’Brien, National College of Art and Design]

Éimear O’Connor, (TRIARC – Irish Art Research Centre), America Called: The Helen Hackett Gallery and the Irish Art Rooms, 1924 – 1934

Alexandra Murphy (Trinity College Dublin), Artist-run galleries in Contemporary Ireland: The Appropriation of an American Phenomenon

Colleen Thomas (Trinity College Dublin), North American High Crosses: Trading Sod for Stone to Mark Homeland

12:10-13:10 LUNCH (Not Provided)

13:10-14:25 Session Two: Building Ireland: British Architectural Influence in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

[Chair: Prof. Kathleen James-Chakraborty, University College Dublin]       

Brian Ward (Dublin Institute of Technology), The Town Planner as ‘Static Teacher’, Irish Influences on CR Ashbee’s New Dublin

Myles Campbell (Trinity College Dublin), British Architects and the Irish country house, 1825-50: talent inferior to native genius?

14:25-14:45 BREAK

14:50-16:05 Session Three: To China and Back: Ireland and the World

 [Chair: Dr. Pippa Little,Independent Researcher and Curator ]

          Niamh Nic Ghabhann (University College Dublin), Seeing Medieval Architecture.

Tatiana Bobovkina & Ksenia Valakhova (Ural Federal University), Visual Conceptualizations of Ireland in Ekaterinburg 

Audrey Whitty (National Museum of Ireland), Looking East: The Albert M Bender Collection at the National Museum of Ireland

16:05-16:20 Closing Remarks: Dr. Yvonne Scott, Head of the Dept. of History of Art and Architecture, Trinity College, Dublin.

16:30 Reception, Long Room Hub. Kindly Sponsored by the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Ireland.