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Visual Art: The Trial by Sinéad McCann- live audio described viewing at Dublin Castle

30 Nov 2019 (Past)

Dublin Castle (State Apartments, Wedgwood Room)

The Trial is a multi-screen visual art installation by artist Sinéad McCann on the history of healthcare and human rights in the Irish criminal justice system, developed in collaboration with the School of History at UCD and the Bridge Project.

Visual Artist Sinead McCann leads the project working in collaboration with UCD historians Catherine Cox and Fiachra Byrne and with ex-prisoners from The Bridge Project in Francis Street, Dublin. Featuring actors Tommy O’Neill and Neilí Conroy on screen.

Supported by an Arts Council touring award, it is coming to Dublin Castle after its run in Spike Island and Lifford Old Courthouse. Access to see the artwork is free with the eventbrite registration, or by a paid ticketed visit to Dublin Castle.

Part of Dublin Arts & Human Rights festival

Audio-described viewing of The Trial.

1.30pm to 2.30pm, State Apartments, Wedgwood Room

Suitable for both visually impaired and sighted audiences.

How was it made? Discussion with artist Sinead McCann and viewers of The Trial

2.30pm to 3.50pm, President’s Room.
Break 3.50pm until 4.15pm.

Workshop: Engaging with The Trial in the context of Dublin Castle
4.15pm to 5.45pm:

For enquiries, please e-mail: DublinCastleEducation@opw.ie.

You can join all or parts of the activities on the day. The Trial can be viewed any time during opening hours until Tuesday 3 December.


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