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Protoacademy: 'Alternative Strategies' Cork

November 16–1 December 2011

The Protoacademy 'Alternative Strategies' Cork is an 'umbrella-term' for a continually changing, international organisation that brings a collective of artists and theorists together to form a forum for progressive thought on art, creativity and learning. The Protoacademy takes a more definite shape periodically through a series of events which take place in different cities throughout Europe. This becomes an intense period of production and discussion inspired by its location and intended to act as a catalyst for further future contact and participation.

Protoacademy 'Alternative Strategies' Cork will include an exhibition installation, a public lecture by Charles Esche (Director of Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö, Sweden) and a public lecture and forum chaired by Dr. Sheperd Steiner.

List of Events:

Open Public Lecture and Forum - Thursday 15 November
Dr. Shepherd Steiner presents a paper on 'The Old Mole': Photography Neighbouring on Materialism (examining the work of Roy Arden) followed by an open public forum with selected guest panellists. Admission free. 3:00pm Crawford College of Art & Design, Sharman Crawford Street, Cork

Public Lecture - Friday 16 November
A lecture by Charles Esche on 'Alternative Strategies' in association with the 'Critical Voices' programme of the Arts Council of Ireland. Admission free. 6:00pm (sharp)
Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Emmet Place, Cork

Exhibition - Friday 16 November - Saturday 1 December
'Alternative Identities' at the Crawford Municipal Art Gallery. Open 10am - 5pm. Monday - Saturday. Admission Free.

For further information please contact:
Crawford Municipal Art Gallery
Emmet Place, Cork, Ireland
T: +353 21 4273377
or David O'Brien

Emmett Place, Cork, Ireland
T12 TNE6
Tel: 021 480 5042

Opening Hours
N.B. Last entry is 15 minutes before closing

Monday–Saturday 10.00am–5.00pm*
Thursday until 8.00pm

Sundays and Bank Holidays
11.00 am4.00pm

*Second floor closes 15 minutes before closing
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