The research institute at NCAD: interdisciplinary adventures for the visual arts 2013-14

A series of lectures, symposia and screenings to explore the interface of visual art and a range of contemporary disciplines.

Researchers working  collaboratively on  projects with an interdisciplinary element report on the outcomes of their work and critically reflect on their ‘interdisciplinary adventure’. [for details of full series see {page_918}].

Tues 8th Oct 5.00pm.  Harry Clarke Lecture Theatre
NCAD, 100 Thomas St., Dublin 8.

A screening of The Enigma of Frank Ryan (2012, 90 mins, dir. Des Bell) and panel discussion with the director and historical consultant Fearghal McGarry [Queens University Belfast, author of Frank Ryan], with the participation of film maker Pat Murphy [Anne Devlin (1984), Nora (2000)].  Film makers and historians explore the different ways each approach the narration of history.

Introduced and moderated by Tommy Graham, Editor History Ireland


A sympathetic but searching exploration of the life of Frank Ryan (1902- 1944)  - Irish radical, International Brigade volunteer in Spain and Nazi collaborator in Berlin.