Radical Actions (2016)
Radical Actions was a three part international commemoration project. It took the form of an exhibition of Irish artists Kennedy Browne (Gareth Kennedy/Sarah Browne), Duncan Campbell, Jesse Jones & Seamus Nolan at RMIT Galleries, Melbourne Australia; the exhibition Bernadette by Duncan Campbell at Roscommon Arts Centre and the final installment was a seminar in the historic setting of King House, Boyle.
This seminar looked at the legacy of revolution & activism in Ireland and the artists’ role in shaping future states with speakers including Professor Luke Gibbons, artists Sarah Browne, Jesse Jones, Gareth Kennedy & Seamus Nolan, film maker Treasa O’Brien and photojournalist/videographer Paula Geraghty.
The Workers (2014)
The Workers was a symposium that reflected on collaborative and socially engaged practices in rural contexts. Invited speakers included Adam Sutherland (Director, Grizedale Arts UK), Richard Saxton, (Director M12 studio USA) and artists Deirdre O’Mahony, Gareth Kennedy, Michelle Browne, Elaine Reynolds and Fiona Woods, curators Hollie Kearnes and Rosie Lynch and arts officer Philip Delamere.