Friday, September 19, 2014

Announcing: 'Interpreting Landscape': Symposium on Tim Robinson

Tim Robinson
Interpreting Landscape

Moore Institute International Symposium
Tuesday 30 September 2014
Hardiman Research Building, National University of Ireland, Galway


10.30 Registration and coffee/tea. Venue: entrance to Room G010, Atrium of the Hardiman Research Building

11.00 Welcome by Daniel Carey, Director of the Moore Institute. Venue: Room G010

11.05 John Wylie, Exeter University: So near and yet so far'.


11.50 Justin Carville, Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art and Design: 'Lines of sight and historical topographies: photography, anthropology and archaeology in the West of Ireland'

12.30 Nicolas Fève, photographer: introduction to his photographic practice and interpretation of landscapes evoked by Tim Robinson, followed by Justin and Nicolas in conversation, and discussion

13.00 Lunch break and opportunity to visit the exhibition ‘Interpreting Landscape: Tim Robinson and the West of Ireland' / ‘Rianú Talún: Tim Robinson agus Iarthar na hÉireann', in the Atrium, Hardiman Research Building. This exhibition displays elements of the Robinson Archive in the James Hardiman Library, together with photographs by Nicolas Fève and extracts from John Elder, Nicolas Fève and Tim Robinson, Connemara and Elsewhere (Royal Irish Academy, 2014). A display of other archives relating to landscape can be viewed in the nearby Special Collections Reading Room.

13.45 Nessa Cronin, National University of Ireland, Galway: ‘Interpreting island space: gender, science, and empire in the life and work of Maude Jane Delap (Valentia Island, 1866-1953)'

14.25 John Elder, Middlebury College, Vermont: 'Dwelling on the edge'

15.15 Short break

15.30 Screening of ‘Unfolding the landscape', a filmed interview with Vincent Woods, Tim Robinson and Nicolas Fève. Venue: Seminar Room G011, Hardiman Research Building

16.30 Close of symposium

Please click on the link below to register for this event

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