Betsey Biggs’ Postcard Project featured in Bettery Magazine

Posted by Ian on Nov 13, 2012 in news, press, reviews

Ayun Halliday & Betsey Biggs 2012 “How can we keep pre-digital communication’s most pleasurable rituals from becoming extinct?” in Bettery Magazine, November. Read it here.

Introduction to the Urban Cultural Heritage & Creative Practice Research Collaborative

Posted by Ian on Feb 13, 2012 in academic, arts, blog, news, publications, video

From the Winter 2012 Symposium held at Brown University. More information here.

Artist Talk by Betsey Biggs on “The Providence Postcard Project”

Posted by Ian on Feb 13, 2012 in arts, news, publications, video

From the Winter 2012 Symposium of the Urban Cultural Heritage & Creative Practice International Research Collaborative. More information here.

Tracing heritage erasure along I-195

Posted by Ian on Oct 4, 2011 in academic, e-publications, news, publications, video

Video presentation for the “Heritage Erasure: Vandalism and Obliteration in the Historic Environment” session of the “Peoples, places, stories 2011″ conference at Linnaeus University, Sweden. Created from the archive of Fiona Hallinan’s artist project “Roadscore | Invisible String”. Thank you to Fiona Hallinan, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, the John Nicholas Brown Center for […]

Urban Arts & Activism Panel

Posted by Ian on Mar 20, 2011 in academic, arts, graphic design & layout, publications, video

An introduction to my work in urban arts and heritage for the A Better World by Design 2010 panel on Urban Arts & Activism.

Unfinished Homes

Posted by Ian on Mar 20, 2011 in academic, articles, arts, catalogues, essays, publications

2010 in Home, This Is It Gallery, Dublin. On the occasion of the exhibition “Home”. Read it here.  

“Can you see me now?”: Archaeological sensibility breaking the “fourth wall” of the analog:digital divide

Posted by Ian on Mar 20, 2011 in academic, articles, arts, publications

2009 in V. O. Jorge & J. Thomas (eds.) Archaeology and the politics of vision in a post-modern context. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne, pp. 118-46. Read it here. Read the intervention debrief here.  

‘Curating collaborative heritages: Dissonance, relational aesthetics and some lessons from inner-city Dublin’

Posted by Ian on Mar 20, 2011 in academic, publications, video

Delivered at the 2009 Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists Heritage spaces are often assumed to be ‘from the past’ or ‘just about the past’. Heritage is assumed to be a ‘stoppage’ of time. The choice to create ‘heritage’ is, however, a contemporary decision requiring collaboration and social partnership. Through a recalibration of temporal […]

Iman: Finding faith in Ireland

Posted by Ian on Mar 20, 2011 in academic, articles, arts, catalogues, essays, publications

2009 in Iman: Photographs by Noel Bowler, Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Arts Office and Zero-G. Read it here. View the catalogue here.  

Art & Archaeology

Posted by Ian on Mar 20, 2011 in academic, articles, arts, publications

2008 in P. Cooke, A. Feldman, C. O’Donnell, T. O’Keeffe, S. Tuck, I. Russell and P. Ryan Placing Voices, Voicing Places: Archaeology in Inner-Cty Dublin: Spatialitiy, Materiality and Identity-Formation among Dublin’s Working Class and Immigrant Communities, Hertiage Council of Ireland INSTAR Report. Read it here