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Monday, March 30, 2015

Neither Here Nor There

My work has evolved out of a Belfast context heavily inscribed by the visual components of social, political and national affiliations where meaning is not neutral. Northernness is a recurring theme. Not just the physical and psychological reality of the North of Ireland, but the very sense of “Northernness” both as an interior wilderness and a place at the edge of imagination. MORE

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Making Art in a Hostile Environment

When social order broke down in Northern Ireland in 1969 it was very frightening. My brothers and I were brought up to be naïve about sectarian divisions. We didn’t know that it had all happened before and would again. MORE
Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The Stuart Hall Project

As we approach the one-year anniversary of the death of Cultural Studies founder Stuart Hall, please help us celebrate his life and legacy with the Pittsburgh premiere of the award winning biographical film, The Stuart Hall Project.
Monday, February 9, 2015

Things Left Unsaid

This event has been canceled, we will try to reschedule at a later date.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

For This, Be All Thy Sins Forgiven!

Prostituted by her husband and disgraced by a public (and graphically illustrated) trial for adultery, Susannah Cibber refused either to fade away or to be reduced to the ‘actress as whore’ trope. MORE
Thursday, October 30, 2014

Twice Performing Objects

Michael Jones McKean explores through sculpture the possibilities of de-anthropomorphism, a universe where human thought is not a correlate to reality - a place where objects, substances and things live equal to humans. MORE
Monday, October 27, 2014

Making Money

Finn Brunton is a scholar of the relationships between society, culture and information technology. MORE
Thursday, September 25, 2014

Translations Filmscreening

Maurice Fitzpatrick is the writer & director of a new documentary for the BBC on the story behind Translations by Tony Award winning playwright Brian Friel. MORE
Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Changing Channels Reception

Featured: Listening Spaces, SocialChange101, and Trans-Q Television. Exhibition: Aug. 29 – Sept. 14, 2014, Opening Reception and tour with artists: Sept. 3, 2014 4:30-6:30pm.

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