Bildmuseet, Umeå University, Sweden

Returning the Gaze: Contemporary Self-Portraits and Community

Workshop led by Pia Bartsch (Finland) with Miriam Keune & Sadhbh Lawlor (Dublin)
30. - 07. November 2013
Participants: NCAD Students: 3rd Year Fine Art Media & the MA in Socially Engaged Arts Practice, Young People from the Rialto Youth Project & the F2 Art Group Rialto with Sinead McDonald and the Rialto Documentary team with NCAD Fine Art Media student Louis Deacy. Total 28
Location: Workshop held in the Art Studio in F2 Neighbourhood Centre, Rialto and in the Fine Art Media Department, NCAD

This second workshop extended some of the multi media elements of the first CSP workshop by exploring blue screen and animation techniques as well as further engagement with public space in the local Rialto area. The strong connections made between the students and the young people from the Rialto Youth Project continued in this second workshop phase which introduced a strong pedagogical and skills sharing element between the media students, local artists, young people and the F2 Art Group, Rialto.