Prairie du Canal, La Sauge. Photo © Gillian Jein

Knowledge Exchange Sabbatical in partnership with The Comfrey Project. Funded by Newcastle University for the period January—July 2023. As part of the ‘Grounding Cities, Growing Resonance’ Project.

Short Film: Line 16: Encounters in Hypoplace. This is a poetic ethnographic film made in collaboration with artist Ronan Devlin. Using ethnographic film techniques and visual layering, the film invites exploration of the future sites of the Grand Paris Express metro, Line 16, which will link towns in Seine-Saint-Denis to the centre of Paris in 2024.

In partnership with Dr Dervila Cooke (DCU) and as part of her Irish Research Council (IRC) funded project. SeasonsPaceWorkshop on urban growing communities at Airfield Urban Farm, 9 October 2021. Brief vlog can be found on YouTube.

  • 2015–2017: PI on ‘Veillance’. Artist Ronan Devlin (Pontio designer in residence) won £50,000 from The Space for a consciousness-raising artwork that makes visible people’s data flows from their mobile phones, raising questions about mutual watching and privacy. It was exhibited in Pontio, Bangor University in February-March 2017. Read Ronan Devlin’s position statement about Veillance as part of the DATA-PSST! seminar series led by Prof. Vian Bakir and Prof. Andrew McStay.
  • Co-curator of ‘Interrupted’, public exhibition at Oriel JeinDevlin, 16 July–16 September 2012. Entered in 100Archive (annual archive of ‘important and distinctive communication design’ in Ireland).
  • Art Project, ‘Observations in a Young Century’, writer on the project in collaboration with LittleSeal Design Studio, published byOneSheet, Dublin. December 2011.
  • Public series of films and presentations as part of the MIC Film Club, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick from September 2010 to December 2011.
  • Public screening and debate on Fritz Lang’s Metropolis at Mary Immaculate College,Lime Tree Theatre, 14 March 2011. Organized with the MIC and the Goethe Institut, and in collaboration with Christiane Schönfeld.
  • Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival, organized and co-presented film screenings. Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick.
  • Assistant on ‘The Lives of Spaces’, Ireland’s exhibition entry to the 11th International Architecture Biennale, Venice 2008. Organized by Nathalie Weadick, director of the Irish Architecture Foundation and Professor Hugh Campbell, Dean of Architecture at University College Dublin.
  • Web editor and copy writer for the Irish Architecture Foundation website from April 2008–April 2009.
  • OPEN DEBATE 2008, ‘Has Dublin changed for the better?’, 16 October 2008, Liberty Hall Dublin – as Assistant with the Irish Architecture Foundation