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Catch-up with Our Place Festival Highlights

Talks & Discussions
Location Online - Youtube
Date 27 Sep - 30 Nov 2022
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Catch-up with the highlights from Our Place in Space's packed programme of free events, which took place across Belfast as part of Our Place Festival.

With talks from global health advocate Chelsea Clinton, award winning actress Caitríona Balfe and artist Daniel Lismore, the festival coincided with the sculpture trail at Divis and the Black Mountain, seeing leading names from across science, music, film and the arts converge in Belfast for a celebration of creativity.

Tune into our Youtube from 12.30pm everyday between 27 - 3 October and delve into a series of videos exploring everything from a communal baseball catch around Belfast's City Hall, to what Our Place means to the speakers.

Tuesday 27 September | Play Ball at City Hall

In 2019, New York based artist Mac Premo recorded a group of people who came together, glove in hand, to have ‘a catch’ around a block in Brooklyn. It was a collective experience designed to inspire joy and comradeship in a local community through one simple movement — the playful act of throwing a ball.

As part of Our Place Festival, Mac and fellow artist Adrianna Dufay came to Belfast to recreate this around our very own block, Belfast City Hall.

Wednesday 28 September | Tenx9

Listen to the personal stories of eight speakers as they discuss what Our Place in Space means to them, as we team up with legendary Belfast storytelling event Tenx9.

Thursday 29 September | Daniel Lismore in Conversation with Ruth McCarthy

Tune into this exclusive discussion with 'living sculpture' artist Daniel Lismore and Ruth McCarthy as they discuss sustainable fashion, LGBTQ+ rights and artistic practice.

Friday 30 October | In conversation with Jamie Dornan, Baroness May Blood and Oliver Jeffers

Join actor Jamie Dornan, artist Oliver Jeffers, Baroness May Blood and Hugh Odling Smee for a candid discussion of how integrated education has shaped them and how they see it shaping the future of our young people.

Saturday 1 October | Caitríona Balfe in Conversation with Oliver Jeffers

Artists Caitríona Balfe and Oliver Jeffers discuss how being away and coming home has changed their respective artistic practices and their sense of ‘our place’.

Sunday 2 October | Chelsea Clinton in Conversation with Tara Lynne O'Neill

Watch Derry Girl's favourite mammy discuss women's rights and the importance of amplifying female voices with global health advocate Chelsea Clinton.