Author Archives: Jessica Foley

Extra-Ordinary (out-of-the-blue) E.F. – Friday 14th – 2.30 to 4.00pm @ CTVR

CATALYST: John Thackara SEED: (unknown) To do things differently, we need to see things differently.  This Friday an ‘extra-ordinary’ and/or ‘out-of-the-blue’ session of Engineering Fictions will take place in CTVR, catalysed by John Thackara. John writes for the Design Observer

Extra-Ordinary (out-of-the-blue) E.F. – Friday 14th – 2.30 to 4.00pm @ CTVR

CATALYST: John Thackara SEED: (unknown) To do things differently, we need to see things differently.  This Friday an ‘extra-ordinary’ and/or ‘out-of-the-blue’ session of Engineering Fictions will take place in CTVR, catalysed by John Thackara. John writes for the Design Observer

Metaphors We Live By – Tuesday 18th March – 5-7pm

CATALYST: Dr. Eve Patten, School of English, TCD. SEED: Metaphors We Live By ‘Now over these small hills, they have built the concrete That trails black wire Pylons, those pillars Bare like nude giant girls that have no secret.’ From

Metaphors We Live By – Tuesday 18th March – 5-7pm

CATALYST: Dr. Eve Patten, School of English, TCD. SEED: Metaphors We Live By ‘Now over these small hills, they have built the concrete That trails black wire Pylons, those pillars Bare like nude giant girls that have no secret.’ From

Invisible Wireless – Tuesday 25th Feb – 5-7pm @ CTVR

This one is very independent. It lives in its own world getting on with its work. We don’t really need to know what it does as long as it does it well. It could, for instance, be running the computers

Invisible Wireless – Tuesday 25th Feb – 5-7pm @ CTVR

This one is very independent. It lives in its own world getting on with its work. We don’t really need to know what it does as long as it does it well. It could, for instance, be running the computers

Tuesday 28th January – BALLOONS – 5-7pm @ CTVR

“I asked the Engineers to see to it.” Donald Barthelme   The first session of Engineering Fictions 2014 will be kicked off by Jessica Foley (CTVR).  The ‘seed’ for this session has been sown through a collaboration with curator Jessamyn Fiore (Brooklyn, NYC) based upon

Tuesday 28th January – BALLOONS – 5-7pm @ CTVR

“I asked the Engineers to see to it.” Donald Barthelme   The first session of Engineering Fictions 2014 will be kicked off by Jessica Foley (CTVR).  The ‘seed’ for this session has been sown through a collaboration with curator Jessamyn Fiore (Brooklyn, NYC) based upon

Tuesday 25th June – The Talking Tombstone – 5-6.30pm @ CTVR

The ‘ultimate’ session of Engineering Fictions will take place on Tuesday 25th of June, at 5pm. Eve Olney will catalyze a session around the topic of sound recording, read on: We are accustomed to the progressive nature of sound recording

Tuesday 25th June – The Talking Tombstone – 5-6.30pm @ CTVR

The ‘ultimate’ session of Engineering Fictions will take place on Tuesday 25th of June, at 5pm. Eve Olney will catalyze a session around the topic of sound recording, read on: We are accustomed to the progressive nature of sound recording

Tuesday 11th June – Symmetry – 5-6.30pm @ CTVR

The next Engineering Fictions will take place on Tuesday June 11th at CTVR, in the Seminar Room of Dunlop Oriel House. This weeks session will be catalyzed by Eamonn Dillion through the topic of Symmetry. Read on below: The laws

Tuesday 11th June – Symmetry – 5-6.30pm @ CTVR

The next Engineering Fictions will take place on Tuesday June 11th at CTVR, in the Seminar Room of Dunlop Oriel House. This weeks session will be catalyzed by Eamonn Dillion through the topic of Symmetry. Read on below: The laws

Tuesday 28th May – Misunderstanding – 5-6.30pm @ CTVR

The next Engineering Fictions session will take place tomorrow evening at the earlier time of 5pm (it seems to suit people better than 6pm) in the CTVR seminar room at Dunlop Oriel House, and will be catalyzed by Carlo Galiotto.

Tuesday 28th May – Misunderstanding – 5-6.30pm @ CTVR

The next Engineering Fictions session will take place tomorrow evening at the earlier time of 5pm (it seems to suit people better than 6pm) in the CTVR seminar room at Dunlop Oriel House, and will be catalyzed by Carlo Galiotto.

Tuesday 14th May – CAGE with Louise Ward – 5-6.30pm @ CTVR

I’m delighted to welcome artist Louise Ward to CTVR for this weeks Engineering Fictions, to catalyze discussion and writing around the idea: CAGE. The idea for this Engineering Fictions session arose through a recent discussion of ‘cognitive radio’ between myself,

Tuesday 14th May – CAGE with Louise Ward – 5-6.30pm @ CTVR

I’m delighted to welcome artist Louise Ward to CTVR for this weeks Engineering Fictions, to catalyze discussion and writing around the idea: CAGE. The idea for this Engineering Fictions session arose through a recent discussion of ‘cognitive radio’ between myself,

Tuesday 23rd April 6-7.30pm @ CTVR

Thresholds The place or point of beginning, the outset.  This week’s Engineering Fictions will be seeded by artist Aoife Desmond. Taking the word ‘Thresholds’ as a starting point, as usual, there will be a discussion raised through Aoife’s work which

Tuesday 23rd April 6-7.30pm @ CTVR

Thresholds The place or point of beginning, the outset.  This week’s Engineering Fictions will be seeded by artist Aoife Desmond. Taking the word ‘Thresholds’ as a starting point, as usual, there will be a discussion raised through Aoife’s work which