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Submitted by on March 27, 2012 – 11:26 amNo Comment

*Dublin City Public Art Programme*
*You are invited to attend *

exploring the historic and everyday conditions of Grafton Street.
Newman House, St Stephens Green South*
Tuesday 27^th of March at 3.00 — 4.00*

Ellen Rowley has been invited to present a visual lecture relating to the Grafton Street. She is an architectural historian who focuses as much on the social impact of architecture and its history as she does on the physical aspects of buildings. This lecture is part of the interdisciplinary module for NCAD Art in the Contemporary World Masters students and UCD 4^th Year Architecture Students.The module is being undertaken in collaboration with Dublin City Council Public Art Programme and the Grafton Street Quarter Improvement Project.

Dr Ellen Rowley is assistant editor of volume V (Irish Architecture) of Art and Architecture of Ireland (RIA, Yale University Press, 2014) and lead consultant on the first documentary project and inventory of Dublin’s twentieth-century architecture for Dublin City Council. She is a research associate with the History of Art Dept. TCD, a founding co-committee member of DoCoMoMo Ireland and she enjoys collaborations with architects, artists and film makers in Dublin. All of this activity feeds in to her research and award-winning teaching on Irish and international architecture and its culture from 1940 – 1980.

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