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In Conversation: Grant Kester and Gráinne Coughlan


Create, in partnership with Fire Station Artists’ Studios, Age & Opportunity, University of Limerick, Fingal Arts Office, and the Engagement and Learning Dept of IMMA, is delighted to share this In Conversation event with renowned US-based art historian and educator Grant Kester, and Gráinne Coughlan, Independent Researcher and PhD candidate TU Dublin. The event was chaired by Professor Kerstin Mey, President, University of Limerick.

This conversation delved into the question of the critical coordinates for collaborative and socially engaged arts practice, exploring alternative ways to analyse and understand the complex processes and relationships inherent to socially engaged art and which lay the foundations for change.

A full resource page with examples and links mentioned throughout the conversation can be found here.


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