PhotoIreland Festival 2013

Occupy Space – Reading Room

Occupy Space, No. 7 Rutland St., Limerick
Opening day: 6pm 18 Jul
Dates: 19-21 Jul
Opening hours: Daily 12-6pm

Occupy Space – Reading Room has been created specifically to house an extensive selection of publications from The Library Project, a public resource library of photobooks, magazines, and zines, collected by PhotoIreland over the last 3 years. The Reading Room at No.7 Rutland Street is open to the public with daily events such as readings and discussions with invited curators and local artists, drawing upon the materials from the collection.

You can see the selection of books traveling to Limerick here.


Thursday 18 July

Friday 19 July
Reading Time

Saturday 20 July
Talk by PhotoIreland Director, Ángel Luis González, on The Library Project.
3pm  Mary Conlon Director of Ormston House will lead a drop-in discussion group around the Italo Calvino short story: The Adventures of a Photographer.
4pm Photobook presentations by local artists.

Sunday 21 July
Reading Time

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Occupy Space provides a platform for local, national and international artists, welcoming a diverse range of practices and promoting Limerick as a hub for contemporary visual art. Occupy Space is a not-for-profit organisation that has established a dynamic programme of exhibitions and events to engage the local audience and to open up a critical dialogue with the wider visual arts community. Current Directors: Noelle Collins and Orlaith Treacy.


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