[Events] Art & Architecture Collaborative Exhibition and Discussion Thursday February 25 Shannon Rowing Club Limerick

Sylvia.Carroll Sylvia.Carroll at STAFFMAIL.ul.ie
Wed Feb 24 09:39:45 GMT 2010


SAUL School of Architecture at the University of Limerick 

LSAD Limerick School of Art and Design

Art & Architecture Collaborative - Exhibition and Discussion

Thursday, 25 February 2010 - from 2 pm

Shannon Rowing Club, Sarsfield Bridge, Limerick


"A bit of nice art will cheer you up, you'll be grand." - Or not?

Intervention, not Therapy - Art, Architecture and mental Well-being

Third-year students from the LSAD Sculpture & Combined Media Department
and the SAUL Architecture programme are mounting an exhibition of their
collaborative work. Their projects address issues related to mental
well-being and take the Shannon Rowing Club building as their specific

The exhibition is complemented by a seminar on the impact of art and
architecture on our mental well-being. Distinguished guests have been
invited to the podium. They will respond to our notion of intervention
through art and architecture and address the topic of mental well-being
from their respective point of view.

Sally Anne McFadden - Artist, activist

Jane Edwards - Professor for Music Therapy, UL

Eileen Humphreys - Sociologist

Mannix Flynn - Artist, writer, Dublin City Councillor

Tom Shortt - Art and design teacher, Limerick City Councillor

This Thursday, a tour of the student work starts at 2 pm, to be followed
by the series of brief talks from 3 pm. Allowing for discussion and
informal review of the student work the event will finish around 6 pm.
The venue is, of course, the Shannon Rowing Club on Sarsfield Bridge.

The exhibition and seminar are open to the public - all welcome.

Sylvia Carroll 
School Administrator 
School of Architecture 
University of Limerick 
Tel: +353-61-213438 
Fax: +353-61-213169 
Email: sylvia.carroll at ul.ie 
Web:  www.ul.ie/architecture 
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