The Representation and Perception of Cities Lecture Series

logo_dddaA Lecture Series to accompany the exhibition Seeing Georgian Limerick, Irish Architectural Archive, 45 Merrion Square, Dublin, 9 February to 12 March 2010. Seeing Georgian Limerick is a photographic exhibition curated by the Limerick Chapter, Irish Georgian Society and Limerick City Gallery of Art, featuring the work of four contemporary photographers. The lecture series will discuss themes relating to urban photography, representations and perceptions of the city suggested by the exhibition.

The lectures will be held at the Irish Architectural Archive from 1.15 to 2.00pm No booking required but places will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis.

Thursday 11 February. Judith Hill, `Seeing Georgian Limerick: 21st-century perceptions of a planned new town’.

Judith Hill is an architectural historian and co-curator of the exhibition.

Thursday 18 February. Tracy Staunton, `Does Space Remember? The visible and invisible city’.

Tracy Staunton is an artist who has made investigations into and interventions in Dublin since 1997.

Thursday 25 February. Hugh Campbell, `The Urban Portrait’.

Dr Hugh Campbell is Professor of Architecture at UCD School of Architecture, Landscape & Civil Engineering.