The Art of Behaving Badly by Guerrilla Girls

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Online gallery of artwork by feminist activist artists who wear gorilla masks in public and use facts, humour and outrageous visuals to expose gender and ethnic bias as well as corruption in politics, art, film and pop culture. This exhibition runs for the duration of the festival, from 15 - 24 October. Hosted by Smashing Times.

Free/ Donation

Sound On!

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Sound On! is a creative sound art project presenting experiences of human rights and happiness for and by people with an intellectual disability. This exhibition runs for the duration of the festival, from 15 - 24 October. Hosted by Smashing Times.

Free/ Donation

Sophistry Vs. Hope

Work in progress performances of original musical pieces created by youth performers at M.A.D. Youth Theatre. Hosted by M.A.D. Youth Theatre and Smashing Times.

Free – €50.00

Viewpoints and Suzuki Technique Workshop

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Practical Workshop on the Suzuki Training technique and Viewpoints Training technique with Ellen Lauren (co - artistic Director of SITI Company and associate artist of The SCOT Company, Toga. Hosted by Ellen Lauren and facilitated by Michael McCabe in collaboration with Smashing Times.

€20.00 – €40.00

CHASE

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Panel discussion on the use of humour and comedy in promoting social engagement, intended as a springboard event for a Centre for Humour and Social Engagement (CHASE). Hosted by Smashing Times.

Free – €50.00

Direct Division

Direct Division is a short documentary film featuring children describing, in their own words, their experiences of living in Direct Provision. The film will be freely available from 15 - 24 October, along with an exhibition of artwork by the children. A post-show discussion with the creatives involved will be held on 18 Oct. Hosted by Office of Children's Ombudsman.

Free – €50.00

Tools for Fighting Disinformation Networks

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Panel discussion about the "tools" currently used in gold-standard work in the field of disinformation networks, and should be concretely useful for Human Rights organisations in attendance. Hosted by Front Line Defenders

Free – €50.00

Eascair – The Black Irish Renaissance

Panel discussion highlighting Ireland’s thriving but underrepresented Black-Irish creative scene and exploring how race and identity have influenced them. Hosted by Tobi Balogun. This work has emerged from the AIC Bursary Award 2020: Collaborative Arts and Human Rights which was offered by Create, the national development agency for collaborative arts, in partnership with the Irish Council for Civil Liberties, and funded by the Arts Council’s Artist in the Community (AIC) Scheme, managed by Create.

Free – €50.00

Ag plé na naisc idir Athrú Aeráide, Cultúr na hÉireann agus Muintir na hÉireann / Exploring the links between Climate Change, Irish Culture and the Irish People

THB-G010 Moore Institute Seminar Room, 173 The Hardiman Building, NUIG
THB-G010 Moore Institute Seminar Room, 173 The Hardiman Building, NUIG NUI Galway

Plé ar chearta daonna, filíocht agus an t- athrú aeráide / Discussion on human rights, poetry and the environment. Hosted by Front Line Defenders.

Free – €50.00

Voices of Witness

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Readings and performances from writers Fióna Bolger, Catherine Ann Cullen, Oein DeBhairduin, Supriya Kaur Dhaliwal and Richie Keane with singer Niamh Parsons, exploring themes of witness and solidarity. Hosted by Poetry Ireland.

Free – €50.00

Connect Your Story to Your Voice!

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Interactive workshop exploring the fundamentals of storytelling, vocal technique, and audience engagement. Hosted by Front Line Defenders.

Free – €50.00