Visualising the Nation State – Art-Critical Perspectives

In association with the project
Uncomfortable Encounters, Disruptive Pedagogies
Critical Explorations at the Intersections of Collaborative Art/Research/Education Practices

A postgraduate seminar hosted by MA Art in the Contemporary World & the MA Socially Engaged Arts (face), National College of Art and Design.

2-4pm, Fri, 11th Dec. 2015.
Harry Clarke Lecture Theatre, National College of Art & Design, Dublin 8


Marina Gržinić: Some thoughts on the visualisation of the nation-State in former Eastern Europe
Declan Long: Art, borders and the post-troubles predicament (in Ireland/ Northern Ireland)
Siamak Delzendeh: (Mis) interpretation of Iranian visual arts

Marina Gržinić PhD, is a professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna and a researcher at the FI SRC SASA (Institute of Philosophy at the Scientific and Research Center of the Slovenian Academy of Science and Arts) Ljubljana.
Declan Long is director (with Francis Halsall) of MA Art in the Contemporary World, NCAD
Siamak Delzendeh is an art critic and writer based in Tehran and currently resident at Irish Museum
of Modern Art.


This project is seed funded by the NCAD+UCD alliance and with additional support from CREATE and UCD Parity Studios. It aims to cultivate collective understandings and vocabularies sur- rounding this sphere of work in Ireland, to support an evolving network and community of practice, and to locate Irish practice internationally. Team: Alice Feldman (UCD Sociology), Francis Halsall (NCAD Visual Culture), Nuala Hunt (NCADEducation), Emily Mark-FitzGerald (UCD Art History & Cultural Policy), Michael McLoughlin (Artist in Residence, UCD College of Social Sciences andLaw), Ailbhe Murphy (CREATE) Emer O’Boyle (UCD ParityStudios), Aideen Quilty (UCD Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice)