Ireland is brimming with creative and cultural folk from architects and textile designers to scholars and singers.
For Culture Night 2018, Above the Fold are celebrating Ireland's status as a Design Island by inviting two passionate and dedicated designers, design educators and design appreciators. Our cultural landscape is shifting and becoming more innovative and relevant through the establishment of initiatives like 100 Archive and Architecture at The Edge.
Lara Hanlon - 100 Archive
Lara Hanlon is a designer, design thinker, explorer, and maker. As Designer in Residence at IBM, Lara collaborates daily with global teams to envision and contribute to design practices, culture, and education at scale.
Lara lectures part-time at Dun Laoghaire IADT; and is a member of the steering committee at 100 Archive – a living, community-centred initiative that aims to gather, record, celebrate and showcase the rich and diverse practices of Irish graphic design.
Frank Monahan - Architecture At The Edge
Frank Monahan has an obsessive preoccupation with spaces and places. His professional practice includes set design for film and TV as well as the design of buildings.
Having graduated with a professional Diploma in Architecture from London Metropolitan University 2012, on his return to Galway his long term interest in the critical potential of design led him to establish Architecture at the Edge in 2017. He recently produced the ‘Ghost Chapel’ as part of GIAF18.
Talks will run for 20 minute
Time: 6pm - 9pm
Address: Coffeewerk & Press, 4 Quay St, Galway