When researching the county of South Dublin and its many areas of interest and a context for this new public art programme, the curators set about with a varied reading list. 



Books and Essays

Does Community Objectify, by Emily Jacir and Louisa Adam, Published in A fine Red Line, A Curatorial Miscellany. Published by IM Press, London 2008.

Curating: In the Public Sphere, by Geeta Kapur, Published in Cautionary Tales: Critical Curating, Published by Apexart, 2007.

Local Authority, Edited by Daniel Jewesbury and Valerie Connor, Published by The Arts Office, Fingal County Council, 2015.

Out Of Time, Out Of Place, Public Art (Now), Edited by Claire Doherty. Published by Art / Books in association with Situations, Public Art Agency Sweden, and the European Network of Public Art Producers, 2014.

Liquid Times-Living in an Age of Uncertainty, By Zygmunt Bauman. Published by Polity Press, 2007.

Postmodern Geographies: The Reassertion of Space in Critical Theory, By Edward E. Soja, published by Verso Press in 1989.

The Poetics of Space, by Gaston Bachelard. Published by Beacon Press, 1958 & 1994.

Participation, Documents of Contemporary Art, by Claire Bishop. Co-published by Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, 2006.

Saudade: The Possibilities of Place, by Anik See. Published by Coach House Books, 2009.  

Ten Fundamental Questions of Curating, What is the Public? Edited by Jens Hoffmann, Published by Mousse Publishing and Fiorucci Art Trust, 2013