Friday 3rd November 2017

Dublin Institute of Technology, School of Media

Grangegorman Campus, Rathdown House, Room RD005

8:45 – 9 Registration

9 – 9:15 Opening remarks

9:15 – 11

Panel 1 – Vernacular and Material Histories

Gail Baylis (Ulster University) ‘Delving beneath the purely Visual Surface: The Keogh Brothers postcards of Easter 1916’

Margaret O’Brien-Moran (Independent Researcher) ‘Eyes Fixed on the Past: The Poole Photographic Print Archive’

Aileen O’Carroll (Maynooth University) ‘Visualising the Irish Working Class: Photographs and the Dublin Docker’

Mhairi Sutherland (Dublin Institute of Technology) ‘Re-Imagining Treason: The Riddle of the Photograph’

Chair: Colin Graham (Maynooth University)

11–11:20 Coffee/Tea

11:20 – 12:45

Panel 2 – Producing Collective Identities

Eimear Walsh (Van Abbemuseum) ‘Future Archive: The Young Queer Irish Photographers of Püssys Collective’

Erika Hanna (University of Bristol) ‘Studio Portraiture and Social Norms in mid-Twentieth Century Ireland’

Vukaŝin Nedeljković (Dublin Institute of Technology) ‘Asylum Archive: An Archive of Asylum and Direct Provision in Ireland’

Chair: Valerie Connor (Dublin Institute of Technology)

12:45-2 Lunch


Panel 3 – Roundtable Discussion: The Place of Photography in Irish Public Archives

Panel Members:

Joy Carey and Gareth Montgomery (Digitisation manager and Senior archive photographer, Public Records Office of Northern Ireland)

Elizabeth Kirwan (Manager/ curator, National Photographic Archive, National Library of Ireland)

Zoë Reid (Senior conservator, National Archives of Ireland)

Crónán Ó Doibhlin (Head of research collections, University College Cork Library)

Chair: Orla Fitzpatrick (National Museum of Ireland)

3:45 – 5:15

Panel 4 – Landscape and Land Wars: Legacies of the Colonial

Feargal Fitzpatrick (National College of Art and Design and Maynooth University) ‘Ground Lens: Henry Craigie Brewster’s Cork Calotypes’

Emily Mark-FitzGerald (University College Dublin) ‘Poverty, Photography and Performance: Eviction and Intermediality in the Late Nineteenth Century’

Declan Sheehan (Curator) ‘The Glass Album: An Experiment in Curatorial Insurgence’

Chair: José Luís Nêves (Ulster University)

5.15 – 5:30 Closing remarks

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