‘Television, Cultural Legitimation and Contemporary Art’
Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design/LUX Student Symposium on Contemporary Currents,
LUX/ICA Biennial of Moving Images, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, May 27, 2012.
‘Staging Mobile Spectatorship in the Moving Image Installations of Amanda Beech, Philippe Parreno, and Ryan Trecartin/Lizzie Fitch’
Display/Dispositif : Aesthetic Modes of Thought, Kunsthistorisches Institut, University of Cologne, 10-12 May 2012.
‘Public Monuments and Landmarks as Motifs in Cinema and Contemporary Art’
Motifs of the Moving Image, IKKM, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, March 28-30, 2012.
‘Reinventing the Reel? What the cinematic turn in contemporary art owes to film and film history’
CinemArts: SCMS Film and Art History Scholarly Interest Group, Annual Meeting, Boston, March 24, 2012.
‘Artangel and the Changing Mediascape of Public Art in the UK: From Billboards to Broadcast Media and Beyond’
College Art Association 2012, Los Angeles, February 24, 2012.
‘TV Marginalia and Video Art: Nostalgia for the Mainstream?’
Marginalia: Towards an Invisible College,
organised by the Fine Art Research Unit at Cambridge School of Art (Anglia Ruskin Univerity),
Whitechapel Gallery, London, November 3, 2011.
‘Exhibiting Cinematic Space and Televisual Time in the Contemporary Art Museum’
Moving Image and Institution: Cinema and The Museum In The 21st Century,
Centre for Research in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CRASSH),
University of Cambridge, UK, 7 July 2011.
‘Media Citizenship, Television and the Contemporary Art Museum’
Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference 2011, New Orleans, USA, March 12 , 2011.
‘Rethinking Remediation: Temporalities of Contemporary Art Exhibition’
Rewriting History: Interrogating the Past and the Question of Medium Specificity,
AHRC Artists’ Moving Image Research Network,
University of the Arts – Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, January 19, 2011.
‘On Location: Ireland, Artists’ Film and Problems of Representation in Contemporary Art Practice’
Landscape as the Locus for Artistic Transfers Between Ireland, Northern Ireland and Great Britain From 1968 To The Present Day,
A collaboration between Paris 3 - Sorbonne Nouvelle University and One Piece at a Time (CIRHAC, Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne),
Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, France, Thursday 25 November 2010.
‘A Play for Today: Theatrical and Televisual Currents in Curatorial Practice’,
Dramatizing the Political 2, University of Ulster, Belfast, Northern Ireland, September 17, 2010.
‘Curating Before and After Conflict: The Prehistory of the Crisis’
at Project Arts Centre and Belfast Exposed’, Conflicting Views: Visual Culture, Conflict & Northern Ireland,
Institute of Art, Design & Technology, Dublin, June 10, 2010.
‘Visualising Everyday Life in the Presentation Order: Site, Gender and Genre in Presentation Sisters by Tacita Dean’,
Visualising Ireland, Visualising Gender, Humanities Institute of Ireland, University College Dublin, June 5, 2010.
‘Visualising the Viewing Public: Exhibitions and Audiences in the Post-Broadcast Era’,
Seminar presentation, Centre for Media Research, University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, April 28, 2010.
‘Visualizing the Viewing Public: Kutlug Ataman, Thomas Hirschhorn and the Return of the Television Audience’,
College Art Association 2010, Chicago, USA, February 10-13, 2010.
‘Evolutions in Cinematic Space: From Multi-Screen Projections to Cine-material Installations’,
Exploring Cinematic Space, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland, December 16, 2009.
‘Urban Landmarks and “Regenerated” Cityscapes in Helen (Christine Molloy and Joe Lawlor/desperate optimists, 2008)’,
Framing Film: Cinema and the Visual Arts, University of Winchester, UK, September 4-6, 2009.
‘Paraeducation/Paracinema’, Speaking Matters 1: Ambivalent Ruins: Anniversaries in Art Education,
Graduate School of Creative Arts and Media (Gradcam), Dublin, September 26, 2008.
‘Imaginary Cinemas: The Architecture of the Movie Theatre in Artists’ Film and Video’,
Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference 2008, Philadelphia, USA, March 6-9, 2008.
‘Interrogating the Archive: Artists’ Cinema in Ireland’,
Future Histories of the Moving Image, University of Sunderland, UK, November 16-18, 2007.
‘Of Other Worlds: Nature and the Supernatural in the Moving Image Installations of Jaki Irvine’,
Screen Studies 2007, University of Glasgow, Scotland, July 6-8, 2007.
‘Biennials and Blockbusters: The Peripheral Spaces of Artist’s Film and Video’,
Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference 2006, Vancouver, Canada, March 2-5, 2006.
‘Art Practice, Peer Review and the Audience for Academic Research’
Research Questions: Symposium for Research in-and-through Art and Design Practice,
National College of Art and Design, Dublin, April 22, 2005.
‘Feminist Film Practice and the Formation of Irish National Cinema’,
Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference 2005, Institute of Education, London, UK, April 1, 2005.
‘Theorising Irish Animation: Critical Approaches to Policy and Practice’,
Irish Post-Graduate Film Research Seminar, University of Ulster, Portrush, Northern Ireland, April 29-30, 2004.
‘Towards A Critical Context for Irish Avant-garde Film, Past and Present’,
Experimental Film Today, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK, July 4-6, 2003.
‘The Imagined Audience of Irish Cinema: Theorising the National Context of Reception’,
Changing Worlds/Changing Audiences, Department of Humanities, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Ireland, 7 May 2003.
‘The Cultural Landscape of Vivienne Dick’s Early Films (1978-1985)',
Irish Post-Graduate Film Research Seminar, Trinity College, Dublin, April 10-11, 2003.
‘Film History Out of Sync: Narrative Disruption in Joe Comerford’s Traveller (1981)’,
Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference 2003, Minneapolis, USA, March 6-9, 2003.
‘Festivals of National Culture’ and ‘Critiques of Authorship in Irish Filmmaking’,
Cross-Currents: Postgraduate Conference in Irish and Scottish Studies, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, April 5-7, 2002.
‘Travellers and the Settled Community: Representations in Irish Film Drama and Documentary Video’,
Cultures in Conflict: DCU Joint-Faculty of Humanities Interdisciplinary Conference, St. Patrick’s College, Dublin, February 22-23, 2002.
‘Re-imagined Communities? Ireland, Europe and the Web as Shifting Sites of Television Discourse,’
Digital Landscapes: Media Transformations in Ireland, Dublin Institute of Technology, Aungier St. Campus, Dublin, May 19, 2001.
‘Still Narratives: Ephemerality and the work of James Coleman’,
The Visual-Narrative Matrix, Southampton Fine Art Research Centre, Southampton, UK, November 1999.
‘A Family of Pigs: Desire and the Other in The Butcher Boy’,
Defining Colonies: Third Conference on Colonialism, Univeristy College Galway, Ireland, June 1999.