New Perspectives: Dr. Nóra Ó Murchú

RHA Learning

Gallagher Gallery
On 21 Sep, 2023

Join curator and researcher Dr. Nóra Ó Murchú for an insightful talk about Alan Butler's exhibition 'We are now in the mountains, and they are in us'

As part of the New Perspectives series of talks, Dr. Nóra Ó Murchú will discuss a number of themes and artworks in We are now in the mountains, and they are in us, in addition to her experience of working with Alan Butler as part of the 36th edition of the transmediale festival in Berlin last February.

This event is free. Booking is required.

We are now in the mountains, and they are in us explores the ways in which the West has depicted the Earth using image-making media that spans drawing, 19thcentury chemical photography, painting, lithography, moving image, machine learning sculpture, streaming platforms and video game simulations. It investigates the ways in which the evolution of these media has built the visual languages we use to represent landscape and the material world today.

Nóra Ó Murchú

Nóra is a curator & researcher. In her curatorial work she explores online culture and the implications of technological developments. Her multidisciplinary practice embraces narratives, and fictions, resulting  in objects, exhibitions, and interventions. Her research aims to help people understand how complex socio-technical systems are imagined, built & used. She has curated exhibitions and events for institutions including Akademie Schloss Solitude, LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Rua Red, and The Science Gallery. She has held positions as a research associate for the Interaction Design Centre at the University of Limerick, the Interaction Research Studio at Goldsmiths, and CRUMB at the University of Sunderland. Her research on the impact of technology on curating has been published at Goldsmiths Press, Taylor & Francis and Springer. She currently serves as a lecturer in the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems at the University of Limerick in Ireland, and is the Artistic Director of transmediale in Berlin.


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