It was a great privilege to speak again at the VAI Get Together in IMMA. I was part of a dynamic panel of artists and curators from across the country who are working in self initiated and publically funded projects in rural contexts.
Artists in local areas panel from left to right:
Holy Kearnes (co-curator of The Workhouse Assembly,Co. Kilkenny);Lisa Fingelton (artist/filmmaker,Co. Kerry); Aideen Barry (artist, Co.Clare & VAI West of Ireland representative); Linda Shevlin (artist/curator, Co. Roscommon); Christine O’Brien Shanahan (artist, Co. Wexford), Alex Davis (VAI/IVARO)