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In conjunction with the opening night of Nowhere without no(w) by Irish artist duo, Walker & Walker, the artists will be joined in conversation with Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith, writer and Senior Lecturer in Modern Irish at University College Dublin, to discuss this, their first exhibition at IMMA.

Capacity is limited so booking is essential.

The exhibition opening and reception will follow this talk.


About the Artist

Walker and Walker

Joe Walker and Pat Walker have been collaborating since 1989. They co-represented Ireland at the 51st International Venice Biennale in 2005 and have exhibited widely nationally and internationally. Their work is research driven and diverse in its range of materials, methods and references.
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About the Speaker

Caoimhin Mac Giolla Leith is a critic, curator and Associate Professor, School of Irish, Celtic Studies and Folklore at University College Dublin. He is a contributor to Artforum, Frieze, Parkett, Tate etc. and has published over a hundred monographic essays. Recent publications include catalogue essays on Martin Boyce, Thomas Demand, Annette Kelm, Karen Kilimnik, Susan Philipsz and Thomas Scheibitz. He has curated exhibitions in Dublin, London, Amsterdam and New York. He was a juror for the 2005 Turner Prize and the 2006 Hamlyn Awards. Caoimhin Mac Giolla Leith is currently Associate Professor, School of Irish, Celtic Studies and Folklore at UCD, his research interests are in the language and literature of Modern Irish and Scottish Gaelic; literary theory and criticism; contemporary visual art. Read more >>

Additional Resources 


Additional Resources

In Conversation: Walker and Walker with Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith Soundcloud