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The IMMA Reading Group provides an opportunity to look more closely or ‘read into’ aspects of IMMA’s programmes. Each year the Reading Group focuses on a different theme related to am aspect of IMMA’s programme and is led by an invited facilitator. The Reading Group can meet over a number of weeks or months and is open to anyone with an interest in the chosen theme. The facilitator and, on occasion, the participants identify articles which are read by the group in advance and discussed when the group meets.

Participation in the IMMA Reading Group is free and open to the public but registration is necessary and a commitment to attend all sessions and to read the assigned material in advance of each session is preferable. Places are allocated on a first-come/first-served basis unless otherwise specified.

The current IMMA reading groups are Xenogenesis Trilogy by Octavia Butler led by Dr John Wilkins which takes place in IMMA’s Studio 8, and Art and the Age of Self-Determination, led by Dr Stephen O’Neill which takes place online. Both commenced in October 2022.

IMMA Reading Group

2022 Xenogenesis Trilogy by Octavia Butler, led by Dr John Wilkins – ON SITE in Studio 8. Art and the Age of Self-Determination, led by Dr Stephen O’Neill ONLINE

2019-2020 Hannah Arendt, Art and Thinking, led by Dr. Sinead Hogan.

2018-2019 Unconscious Objects: Conversations about art and psychoanalysis, led by Dr. Noreen Giffney.

2017-2018 Lucian Freud, led by Dr. Nathan O’Donnell.

For further information please contact Lisa Moran, Curator: Engagement and Learning: [email protected]