Event Details


15/09/2023 – 22/09/2023


Galway Arts Centre, Nuns Island Theatre

Event Type

Residency, Exhibition, Talk, Workshop,

Museum of Everyone (MOE) Communal – The Art of Coexistence is a series of workshops, talks, public events, communal meals and interactive exhibitions taking place from the 15th – 22th of September 2023 at Galway Art Centre – Nun’s Island Theatre.

Through invitation and an open call process, Communal will endeavour to collaborate with artists/curators/performers and writers from diverse backgrounds and seek to develop a series of artworks, performances, exhibitions and events around ideas of community & coexistence in the city of Galway.

The MOE Communal residency will culminate in a day-long event on Culture Night at Galway Arts Centres Nun’s Island Theatre where local groups, artists and the public will be invited to a round table artists talk, with performance art, dance, live music and of course a glass of wine.

In the lead up to this event, Communal will facilitate a series of workshops and talks open to the public and local invited artists headed by its core artists and researchers – Éireann and I’s curator and researcher Beulah Ezeugo and cultural producer Joselle Ntumba, Irish-Iraqi multidisciplinary artist Basil Al-Rawi, Indian visual artist and filmmaker Pradeep Mahadeshwar, MOE writer in residence Sandrine Uwase Ndahiro, Swedish visual artist Ella Bertilsson, Hungarian visual artist and researcher Istvan Laszlo, Irish multidisciplinary visual artist Alan Phelan, Irish visual artist and educator Sarah Edmondson, Brazilian interdisciplinary artist Thaís Muniz and lead artist and curator Brendan Fox.

Residency Events:

Friday 15th September: 
Film Screening & In Conversation with Pradeep Mahadeshwar and Alan Phelan

Saturday 16th September: 
Open Studio and Artist Talk with Basil Al-Rawi and István László

Sunday 17th September:
Zine-making Workshop with Jess Raymon and Sarah Edmondso

Thursday 21st September: 
Native Memory Tracking: a collaborative project and workshop with Thaís Muniz and Joselle Ntumba (Éireann and I)

Friday 22nd September:
Culture Night at Nuns Island Theatre