Seán O Sullivan is a writer and curator whose work focuses on the politics and preservation of localities. He has curated projects and written critical texts dealing with subjects such as architecture, ecology and the bonds between people and places. He is a former chairman of Black Church Print Studio, Dublin. He holds an MA in Curation and a BA in Fine Art from IADT, Dún Laoghaire. He is currently Visual Arts Adviser to the Arts Council of Ireland / An Comhairle Ealaíon.

This page: A book detailing two major projects by Seoidín O’Sullivan and Geraldine O’Reilly. It also includes essays by Seán O Sullivan, Karen E. Till and Declan Doogue.

The Red Stables Summer School 2012

  • Image by Seoidín O’Sullivan
Image: Seoidín O’Sullivan
Image: Seoidín O’Sullivan
The front cover of the Red Stables Summer School book features an image by Seoidín O’Sullivan.
The front cover of the Red Stables Summer School book features an image by Seoidín O’Sullivan.

The Red Stables Summer School: Jul – Aug 2012 features extensive documentation of two projects: Field Work by Seoidín O’Sullivan and Weeds Are Plants Too! by Geraldine O Reilly. Alongside more than sixty full-colour illustrations, the book includes essays by Seán O Sullivan (its Editor), Dr. Karen E. Till (Cultural Geographer, NUI Maynooth) and Dr. Declan Doogue (Botanist, Dublin Naturalists’ Field Club).

The Red Stables Summer School included a rolling series of talks and field trips with invited artists, geographers, botanists and architects. The book launched on 15 December 2012 at an event at St Anne’s Park, Dublin 3. It is currently available to buy for €5 at the front desk of The LAB, Dublin.

Details:

  • Editor: Seán O Sullivan
  • ISBN: 978-0-9554281-8-0
  • Programme Coordinator: Denise Reddy
  • Design / Transcripts: Seán O Sullivan
  • Edition: 250
  • Format: 48 pages, 190 × 125mm, threadsewn, four colour process lithography, 115 gram Munken Print White Volume 15 & 240 gram Trucard
  • Printing: Hudson Killeen, Dublin

This project was supported by Dublin City Council Arts Office and the Arts Council of Ireland.