In Public, In Particular (IPIP)
The NCAD Gallery presents the 'In Public, In Particular' exhibition part of the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.
Thursday, 30th November - Friday, 1st December 2017
In Public, In Particular exhibition opening Thursday, 30 November 2017, 6 - 8pm
In Public, In Particular exhibition continues Friday, 1 December 2017 11 - 6pm
The NCAD Gallery is pleased to present the In Public, In Particular joint exhibition and partnership of the Fine Art Media and Fine Art Sculpture Departments, National College of Art and Design, Dublin (NCAD), coordinated as an integral part of the 'In Public, In Particular (IPIP)' international co-operation project of participatory situation specific art, co-financed by the Creative Europe Programme.
The NCAD Fine Art Factulty is a member of an IPIP exchange and participation project whose partners include: Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp, Belgium; University of Zagreb Faculty of Graphic Arts (GRF), Croatia; and Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS), Finland. IPIP aims to develop and promote participatory art methods and situation specific art among European audiences. The main tools to reach these aims are audience research, public workshops and international street happenings which are carried through by artists and art students in close cooperation with the local community and the public of four European streets.
The In Public, In Particular Dublin exhibition aims to show how this partnership is integrated, mediated and gathers momentum across student groups and years'. On view in multiple locations on Thomas Street, Dublin 8 are student and recent graduate participatory and site responsive artworks by Ara Devine, Anne Ebeling, Alison Farrelly, Kevin Gaynor, Jamie Gilroy Barrett, Eoin Haide, Yurika Higishikawa, Kevin O'Kelly, Jonathan O'Leary, Dawid Radziwill, Gary Reilly, Clara Scullion, Matthew Stickland, Deborah Strumble and Andrew Wielens.
IPIP Exhibition Events Schedule
Thursday 30 November 2017
Tony O'Rourke & Lisa Godson, Talk 5pm – 6pm (Commencing from NCAD Gallery)
Andrew Wielens & The Liberties Mens Shed, Performance 7pm
Jamie Gilroy Barrett & Jonathan O Leary, Performance 7.30 pm (Starting at The Digital Hub)
Friday 1st December 2017
Anne Ebeling Performance 12 noon (Triangle at The former St James’s Church, James’s Street)
Yurika Higishikawa, Walking Tour 1pm
In Public, In Particular (IPIP) aims to develop and promote participatory art methods and situation specific art among European audiences. The main tools to reach these aims are audience research, public workshops and international street happenings which are carried through by artists and art students in close cooperation with street actors and the public of four European streets.
Each partner has chosen a specific street in their city and will focus on the people, services, history and phenomena of those streets. Small enterprises, public offices, libraries and NGOs located by the selected streets are invited to cooperative workshops in order to plan, implement and estimate situation specific artworks with the artists and art students. This way they provide special knowledge about the streets and contribute to the content of the artworks whilst they also learn about artistic processes and practices and the beneficial possibilities of art.
During IPIP the participating artists and art students are provided with multiprofessional workshop periods. Special attention is given to applying inspiring digital marketing methods to promote situation specific art and participatory art for general public and international audiences. Audiences outside the project areas are invited and encouraged to participate in the project activities through social media.
The IPIP project is co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union. The Creative Europe programme aims to support the European audiovisual, cultural and creative sector. The different funding schemes encourage the audiovisual, cultural and creative players to operate across Europe, to reach new audiences and to develop the skills needed in the digital age. By helping European cultural and audiovisual works to reach audiences in other countries, the programme will also contribute to safeguarding cultural and linguistic diversity. The Culture sub-programme of the CE helps cultural and creative organisations to operate transnationally and promotes the cross-border circulation of works of culture and the mobility of cultural players. It provides financial support to projects with a European dimension aiming to share cultural content across borders.
Further In Public, In Particular (IPIP) Artist Exhibition Presentation Information at the NCAD
In Public, In Particular (IPIP) is a four year European programme that aims to develop and promote participatory art methods and situation specific art among European audiences in the cities of Dublin, Antwerp, Turku and Zagreb. The main tools to reach these aims are audience research, public workshops and international street happenings which are undertaken by artists and art students in close cooperation with various users and publics in the street of four European streets. NCAD has been working on Thomas Street and its environs for the past 3 years and this exhibition is a culmination of the work produced over this period. Alongside existing work, 4 new artworks have been commissioned by recent graduates Eoin Haide, Clara Scullion, Yurika Higashakawa and Dawid Radziwill.
Over the past 3 years the participating students from NCAD have focused on the people, services, history and phenomena of Thomas Street. Students have engaged with street vendors, local builders, shop owners, local historians, for example, to delve into special knowledge about the street, giving context for the artworks whilst sharing the artistic processes and practices with those who they encounter on the street. The exhibition of events on Thomas Street will take place on the 30 November and the 1 December and is a major milestone in this process, presenting research and projects developed over the these years as well as commissioning new student and graduate work addressing the concerns of IPIP.
NCAD presents In Public, In Particular, an exhibition of participatory and situation specific artworks by students and recent graduates from the Departments of Media and Sculpture and Expanded Practices. The selected works engage with the people and places of Thomas Street and its environs, ranging from interventions and performances, to audio tours and photographic installations that engage with the inhabitants of the street. In Public, In Particular looks at the historical, social and political aspects of Thomas Street.
Ara Devine will present a series of photographs developed as part of research into the churches and public houses on Thomas Street. Anne Ebeling will create a performance looking at the cracks and fissures in our public spaces, while Matthew Stricklands video presents the artists attempts to counter the hostile architecture of the city through subtle interventions. Alison Farrell will present a sound piece based on her experiences of the pubs on Thomas Street and video documentation where she forensically investigates the contents of a bag of recycling found on Thomas Street to uncover the potential character of the producer of this waste. Kevin Gaynor will present a sound work made up of peoples attempts to sing the Irish national anthem. Through the participation of the people who inhabit the Thomas Street area is questions the nationalism visible here. Eoin Haide will present a series of posters along Thomas Street made with the horsemen of the Thomas Street area. The works celebrate the continued existence of the horsemen and their part in the identity of this place. Kevin O’Kelly will work with a bust of Enda Kenny which was made from toilet paper bought on Thomas Street, considering its value as a historical artifact. Dawid Radziwill will create a participatory monument to Bang Bang, an infamous character from the area, thinking about how we commemorate the dead, whose life is memorialised and how we can share in the memory. Andrew Wielens has been working with the Bridge Street Project on Francis Street and the Men’s Shed and will present the a performance with his collaborators through the streets of the area. Gary Reilly will present a video work made in collaboration with the street maintenance staff from the Dublin 8 area highlighting the invisible labour of maintenance that we all rely on. Clara Scullion will offer audio tours of the area drawn from local knowledge of those who live and work here, looking beyond the official tourist narrative that has recently been made more visible on the street. Yuirka Higashikawa will present a performative tour that will look at the development of new student accommodation in the area questioning the changing character of the Street.
The IPIP project is co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union. For more information and to see projects and workshops carried out across the partner institutions see: http://ipip-project.eu/about-the-project/ For more information about the exhibition and associated events contact Anne Kelly or Michelle Browne at firstname.lastname@example.org