Panel Discussion: Representation of Consent & Sexual Violence in Arts & Culture
Dublin Rape Crisis Centre are delighted to present an evening dedicated to the discussion and examination of the representation of consent and sexual violence in the vibrant world of arts, film, TV, literature and culture.
Following a Conversation on Consent Workshop at 5pm in DRCC's Leeson Street Office, where attendees can hone their skills in having vital conversations with those around them, DRCC will host a vibrant panel event in the Sugar Club featuring the following high profile guests who will discuss the history, the evolution, the challenges, and the importance of representing the important themes of consent, sexual violence, power imbalance, gendered stereotypes and cultural misconceptions in their work. They will discuss the importance of working to advance the conversation and the safety of all involved in the arts industry - either directly as creators or as consumers within the general public.
Roddy Doyle - Award Winning Author whose work includes The Woman who Walked into Doors & The Snapper
Ita O’Brien - World renowned Intimacy Coordinator whose work includes Normal People & I May Destroy You
Lenny Abrahamson - Critically-acclaimed Director whose work includes Room & Normal People
Sarah Gilmartin - Award Winning Author whose work includes Dinner Party & Service
The conversation will be led by DRCC CEO, Noeline Blackwell, before opening up the audience for questions.
This fascinating night will end with with a musical guest, Toshín!
Toshín, led by the powerful voice of Toisin Bankole, is a vibrant performer who takes their inspiration from a variety of music spanning from early Motown to modern soul/RnB artists such as Tank and the Bangas and Anderson .Paak.