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Course Directors & Contributors

MA Art in the Contemporary World:

Dr Declan Long, Course Director [twitter], [blog]

Dr Francis Halsall, Course Director [blog]

Dr Sarah Pierce, Course Director [blog]

External assessor 2018 – 2020: Professor Benjamin Meyer-Krahmer , Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig

External assessor 2015 – 2018: Ross Birrell, Glasgow School of Art

External assessor 2012 – 2015: Vivian Rehberg, Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam; Contributing Editor, Frieze Magazine

External assessor 2009 – 2012: Dr. Andrea Philips , Reader in Fine Art, Goldsmiths College, London.

Module tutors 2017-2018

Declan Long

Francis Halsall

Sarah Pierce

David Crowley, Head of Visual Culture, NCAD

Amelia Groom (ACW/ IMMA Fellow)

Kelley O’Brien (with Cowhouse)

Nathan O’Donnell

James Armstrong

MA Art in the Contemporary World course contributers include artists, writers, curators, filmmakers, philosophers and academics:

Vaari Claffey

Paul Ennis

Prof. Jessica Hemmings

Kate Strain

Aurélien Froment

Stewart Lee (Comedian/ Writer)

Willie Doherty (Artist)

Maolisa Boyle (Curator)

Mark Francis (Painter)

Bea McMahon (Artist)

Dr. Glenn Loughran (Educator)

Emma Mahony

Prof. Hugh Campbell (UCD School of Architecture)

Mark Fisher (k-Punk)

Massimiliano Gioni (Director of Special Exhibitions at the New Museum, NY)

Liam Gillick

Kenneth Anger

Lynda Benglis

Larry Miller (Fluxus artist)

Walid Raad

Irving Sandler

Rachael Thomas (IMMA)

Daniel Jewesbury

Paulette Phillips (artist)

The Guerilla Girls (artists)

Lars Iyer (philosopher/ novelist)

Will Large (philsopher)

Danny McCarthy and the Quiet Club

Caoimhin Corrigan

Karen Downey

Katrina Brown (Glasgow International)

Mick Wilson (GRADCAM)

Siun Hanrahan

Sarah Durcan

Gerard Byrne

Jaki Irvine

Jane Crawford (filmaker)

Shumon Basar (writer, editor, educator)

Isabel Nolan

Dan Fox (Frieze)

Maria Fusco (MFA Art Writing / The Happy Hypocrite Journal)

Prof. Kathleen James Chakraborty (UCD)

Phil Collins

Ger Dujzings

Susan Philipsz

Brian Dillon

Pavel Buchler

Jeremy Millar

David Toop

Maeve Connolly

Declan Clarke

Fergus Feehily

Ronan McCrea

John Hutchinson (Douglas Hyde Gallery)

Brendan Early

Hugh Campbell (UCD Architecture)

Kevin Donovan

Gary Boyd

Lisa Godson

Anna Moran

Joan Fowler

Jonathan Harris

Dr. Paul O’Brien

Dr. Kevin Atherton