The Border: Artists’ Perceptions

The Border: Artists’ Perceptions

On this day twenty years ago, 10 April 1998, the Northern Ireland Peace Agreement was signed on Good Friday. To mark the occasion, we have invited a number of artists to Paris to discuss their experiences and perceptions of how the Border between Ireland and Northern Ireland has evolved over the last twenty years. Visual artists Rita Duffy and John Byrne, poet Maria McManus and musician Duke Special will be in conversation with art critic Declan Long and Emmanuel Tellier, senior reporter for Télérama magazine, who recently went to Ireland to interview these artists.

Read Emmanuel Tellier’s article in Télérama « Quatre artistes nous guident le long de la frontière qui divise leur île. Alors qu’avec le Brexit le Nord quitte l’Union européenne , ils craignent un regain de tension … »