Other People’s Practices (OPP) Juncture One artist in residence talks event with Emma Finucane and Glenn Loughran.

OPP is an artist residency and research project supporting the production of collaborative, socially engaged projects in Usher’s Island, Dublin 8.

Thursday, 3rd October - Thursday, 3rd October 2019

Thursday 3 October, 2019, NCAD Gallery
12.30 - 2 PM 
This event is free and open to the public – no booking is required.

Join us in the NCAD Gallery for Juncture One: a bridging event between OPP’s first and second artist residencies. Emma Finucane will present process work and reflect on her time engaging with a community of current and former service users of the Central Mental Hospital in Usher’s Island, Dublin 8. This will be followed by an artist talk by Glenn Loughran who will discuss his practice and the aims of his upcoming residency.

OPP is an artist residency and research project supporting the production of collaborative, socially engaged projects in Usher’s Island, a forensic mental healthcare community setting in Dublin 8. Founded and directed by visual artist John Conway, the project is funded by Creative Ireland in partnership with the National College of Art and Design, Dublin, the Irish Health Service and Waterford Healing Arts Trust. 

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Artist Biographical Information

Emma Finucane has been researching and making visual art in health contexts for over ten years. Her work is created through dialogue and process based participatory and collaborative practice. Emma investigates the way we connect and communicate with places and each other and how this ultimately contributes to the quality of our lives. Her work frequently combines education, research and artistic practice. Most recently Emma’s art practice led her to a residency in the UCD School of Nursing and Midwifery. A founder member of Outpost Studios in Bray Co.Wicklow, Emma completed a BFA at NCAD in 1997 and an MFA in 2006. She has been commissioned and supported by the Arts Council Ireland, CREATE, Wicklow, Carlow, Cavan and has been working on The Creative Well Project with Kildare County Arts Service since 2011. Her work has been shown both nationally and internationally and can be found in many private and public collections including OPW, AIB, DIT, and UCD.  www.emmafinucane.weebly.com

Glenn Loughran Glenn Loughran is an artist and lecturer at the Dublin School of Creative Arts (TU Dublin). He is the course coordinator of the B.A in Visual Art on Sherkin Island (B.A.V.A) and head of Artistic Research at the Graduate School of Creative Arts and Media (GradCAM). Exhibiting nationally and Internationally, his work has developed hybrid forms of artistic research at the intersection between artistic intervention, pedagogical process and evental philosophy.  www.glennloughran.com

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