With Katy Radford, Paula McFetridge, Marguerite Nugent & Oliver Sears
The Institute for Conflict Research is a local charity working internationally on research, training and community development programmes addressing the impact and legacy of conflict, identity and social exclusion. Using the arts as a primary methodology, their programmes support participants as they build resilience, recovery and reconciliation.
Paula has been Artistic Director of Belfast-based Kabosh since August 2006. She was the recipient of the Belfast Ambassador Award 2014 for her work in using the arts to tackle difficult social issues and is a fellow of Salzburg Global Seminar Session 532 ‘Conflict Transformation through Culture: Peace-building and the Arts’.
Marguerite Nugent is Director of Culture and Arts Wolverhampton Council and curator of the Northern Ireland Collection at Wolverhampton Art Gallery.
Oliver Sears has an international client portfolio and, along with Jane Norton, he runs the Oliver Sears Gallery, a contemporary fine art gallery based in Dublin.
Dr Katy Radford is an anthropologist working at the Institute for Conflict Research in Belfast. She is vice-chair of the Arts Council for Northern Ireland and a ministerial appointment to the Commission on Flags, Identity, Culture and Tradition. She is chair of the Executive Office’s Race Equality Panel where she represents Northern Ireland’s Jewish Community and was awarded an MBE for her work on intercultural and interfaith work.
Supported by the Institute for Conflict Research