I M M A - IMMA What's On October 2022

The Wernicke’s Region
A new undertaking by ANU

The Undertaking Spaces
08 Oct – 06 Nov 2022

IMMA is very pleased to present ANU’s The Wernicke’s Place, the outcome of a yr-very long IMMA residency. A really individual venture for the corporation, the work responds to the healthcare condition of Debbie Manager, the wife of ANU’s co-artistic director and visual artist Owen Manager.

In 2014 Debbie experienced medical procedures to remove a previously undiagnosed mind tumour that grew in the Wernicke’s Spot of her mind. Despite the fact that the surgical treatment was considered productive, because of to issues Debbie’s every day life has been impacted by epilepsy. When Debbie suffers a seizure the signs manifest as audio hallucinations and aphasia (a loss of comprehension of both read and spoken words and phrases). A trained soprano, Debbie can no longer don’t forget the lyrics to even the easiest of music.

Study for the job has witnessed critical partnerships evolve across the science and arts group. Boss worked with neurophysiologist Prof. Mark Cunningham of Trinity College or university, Dublin and their study has shaped the artwork

As aspect of the venture ANU will existing 4 reside performances on the opening weekend, on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 Oct at 12pm and 4pm. A new tunes composition by Emily Howard, Director of PRiSM, Centre for Practice & Analysis in Science & Tunes, will be done live by mezzo-soprano Rosie Middleton and viola participant Stephen Upshaw. No booking is essential and all are welcome.

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Upcoming Gatherings THIS October

Black History Month 2022

Wed 5 Oct / 1 – 4pm
Sign up for the activities and launch of Black Historical past Thirty day period 2022, an once-a-year celebration of the history, lives and culture of the African diaspora. This party is organised by the Institute Of Antiracism and Black Research, in collaboration with I am Irish, UNPAD, Black Social Staff Ireland and Black and Irish. The event contains storytelling, discussions, spoken phrase and dance. All welcome, reserving needed.

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Earth Climbing Eco Artwork Competition

Fri 21, Sat 22 & Sun 23 Oct / No cost

Earth Rising is an Eco Artwork Festival celebrating people, place and world using put across the IMMA Campus. Presenting about 70 contributors, artist commissions, talks, workshops, Seed STUDIO, and showcasing a amazing created to vanish eco pavilion, together with an eclectic dwell music line-up and foods stalls, this promises to be an participating and fulfilling day out for all people. Absolutely free, scheduling required.

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IMMA Talks
Xenogenesis & Octavia Butler

Wed 26 Oct / 6.30pm / Onsite
In this talk Dr. John Wilkins will introduce the operate of the American science fiction writer Octavia Butler. The converse explores the connections between Butler’s trilogy of novels Xenogenesis and The Otolith Group’s visible and auditory art, to uncover back links to essentialism, anti-essentialism, and hope. Totally free, booking required.

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IMMA Past Futures Podcast

IMMA Previous FUTURES is a new heritage podcast collection exploring the IMMA/RHK web page supported by the Heritage Council Heritage Stewardship Fund 2022. The podcast collection interviews experts and artists that have produced artworks in reaction to the web-site heritage. Each and every episode delves into a vast selection of heritage phenomena related to the site. Episode 3 will be offered on Sunday 9 Oct.

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