Irish Design Week 2023: Public Talk - A Nation on Display

Youghal Carpets, original design, c. 1965, gouache on squared paper. Image taken by Angela Mehegan. Brown, yellow and orange sunburst design.
  • Free to visit

Friday, 17 November 2023

Event times:

17:00 - 18:00

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About this event

This design history event explores the creation of new folklores of Irish design through the mechanism of display.

A Nation on Display: Landscapes, Luxuries & Legacies in the construction of a new folklore of Irish Design

3 speakers will convene to present their research into Irish design history to discuss the role of design history in creating a new folklore of Irish design.

Each speaker will present for 15 minutes and after all three talks there will be a panel discussion on the key themes:

Talk 1: The Plough & the Donkey: Exhibiting Craft & Design: Speaker: Muireann Charleton

Talk 2: The Good Room: Design, Memory & Display: Speaker: Angela Mehegan

Talk 3: Kilkenny Signwriting: Design, Heritage & the mysterious Mr. O’Bilia: Speaker: Dee Maher Ring

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