MOE Communal: Artists Round Table Discussion
Join the artists of the Museum of Everyone for this round table discussion exploring ideas of culture, belonging, memory and place with Sarah Edmondson, Pradeep Mahadeshwar, Pradeep, Ella Bertilsson, Thaís Muniz, Joselle Ntumba, István László, Basil Al-Rawi In conversation with Jess Raymon. Sarah Edmondsons an interdisciplinary artist, museum and gallery educator, lecturer at NCAD, and studio member at MART, Dublin, Pradeep Mahadeshwar a visual artist and LGBTQ+ activit originally from India working with writing, illustrations, performance and moving images Ella Bertilsson is an artist who combines elements of sculpture, video and performance, developing fictional characters that are humorous but dysfunctional, Thaís Muniz is an interdisciplinary artist interested in the territories of identity, belonging, memory, displacement who builds bridges and open conversations to propose reconnections, change and healing, from an anti-colonial, community-oriented perspective, Joselle Ntumba is a cultural producer of Congolese-heritage and was raised in Galway City with a background in social science from Trinity College Dublin whose work centres both community and memory work as part of the collective Éireann and I, István Lászlo is a Romanian visual artist whose work explores the relationship between physical and digital artefacts and their role as mediators in remodelling experiences of collective memory, Basil Al-Rawi is an Irish-Iraqi multidisciplinary artist working primarily with photography, moving image, and simulation whose practice is concerned with the landscapes of memory, identity, politics, and mediated reality. Jess Raymon writes fiction. She is currently working on a psychological horror novel set at a seaside fertility clinic, haunted by sea creatures and bodies that contain moons. Her work has been published in Winter Papers, Crannog, From the Well anthology and she has received Irish Arts Council bursaries as well as awards from the Canada Council for the Arts. Her story Latch won the 2023 Cuirt short story award. No booking required, but places are limited.