TULCA 2021 Artist Talk Series | GMIT CCAM
Curator's Talk: Eoin Dara
14:00 Monday 1 November 2021
TULCA’s popular Artist Talks Series continues for this year’s edition of TULCA Festival of Visual Arts: there's nothing here but flesh and bone, there's nothing more curated by Eoin Dara.
TULCA is delighted to continue its partnership with GMIT Centre for Creative Arts and Media to bring to you our popular curator’s talk along with talks by three of this year’s exhibiting artists every Monday for 4 weeks starting 1 November 2021.
This year’s talk series will take place online and tickets can be booked through our website and Eventzilla listings.
Gain an insight into the curation of TULCA Festival of Visual Arts: there's nothing here but flesh and bone, there's nothing more. Curator Eoin Dara will provide an overview of the festival theme and the curatorial principles that have guided his programme of unique artworks and events.
Curator: Eoin Dara
Eoin Dara is an Irish curator living on the east coast of Scotland. He works as Head of Exhibitions at Dundee Contemporary Arts and has recently been collaborating with and learning from artists like Margaret Salmon, P. Staff, Emma Talbot and Alberta Whittle and writers like CAConrad, Quinn Latimer, Christina Sharpe and Isabel Waidner.
In previous work at the MAC in Belfast, Dara curated major exhibition projects such as ‘Felix Gonzalez-Torres: This Place’, alongside working on new commissions by artists such as Mariah Garnett, Barbara Knezevic, Kara Walker and Johanna Billing.
He cites the artists, poets and writers above not to align himself with a particular curatorial position, but to name and honour some of the many co-conspirators who have nurtured his thinking and growth over the past decade.
A former student of the University of Edinburgh, Dara is also an alumnus of the ICI Curatorial Intensive programme. He was a director of Catalyst Arts from 2010–2012, a co-founder of the Household curatorial collective, and is a current trustee of Outburst Queer Arts Festival. He has been part of recent juries and selection committees for Glasgow International, LUX, and the Irish Pavilion at the Venice Biennale.
He teaches and lectures occasionally at institutions such as the University of Dundee and Glasgow School of Art, and has contributed recently to public programmes at Frieze London and the Contemporary Art Society.
Recording and participation information
Participants are requested to display their actual name while in the Zoom meeting.
Discussions will be moderated using the chat function and participants will automatically be muted on entry. Attendees may be asked to turn their camera on/off.
Zoom talks will be live-captioned with Otter ai.