• Monday , 21 October 2019

Busáras and Patrick Scott: A Reading in Art and Architecture – 14th June

Saturday, June 14th
Meeting Point – Information Desk, Department of Social Protection entrance adjacent to the Busáras building.

Doors open at 13:00.
Event from 13:30 to 15:00.

Booking essential, places are limited. Book HERE.

To mark the final weekend of the retrospective exhibition Patrick Scott: Image, Space, Light at IMMA and Visual Carlow, IMMA and the IAF invite you to experience one of the artist’s most significant collaboration with the architectural firm Michael Scott and Associates (from 1975 Scott Tallon Walker) within their iconic building of Busáras, Dublin (1944-53). This site-specific discussion gives a range of perspectives on the history of this building and offers the opportunity to pay tribute to the legacy of Pat Scott’s pioneering role in modern art and design, including the artist’s mosaics that remain an enduring feature of one of the city’s most celebrated public buildings.

Chaired by Dr Ellen Rowley (Architectural Historian, TCD), panelists include: Simon Walker (Walker Architects and Chair of DoCoMoMo Ireland), Seán ὁLaoire (founding Director of Murray O’Laoire Architects) Michael Warren (Artist) and Peter Carroll (Director of A2 Architects, Course Director at SAUL).

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