The arts and culture are always a big part of the annual New York New Belfast conference. Here are a few of the offerings…
A Two-Way Street of Arts and Culture.
12th Floor Lounge
Finding ways to mainstream exchanges of artists between Belfast and New York so that Irish American artists are feted in Belfast and Belfast artists celebrated in New York.
Contributors: Tracy Marshall, Director Belfast Exposed | Kevin Gamble, Director Féile an Phobail | Sarah Jane Bennison, Grand Opera House, Belfast | Mac Premo | Marcus Robinson, Film-Maker, Artist. Producer Rebuilding the World Trade Center. | Peter Quinn, author The Man Who Never Returned, Hour of the Cat, Dry Bones | Terry Golway, Author Machine Made | John Ahearn, Sculpture, South Bronx
Great Universities Define Great Cities
Lowenstein Room 502 (5th Floor)
World-class universities are a vital ingredient of the global city. How can our universities act as economic engines co-operating across the Atlantic to usher in a new era of educational excellence and business innovation.
Contributors: Tom Dunne, Vice-President Fordham Univeristy | Prof. John Harrington, Fordham University |Michael George, Fortress Investments/Queen’s University New York City Scholarship Program | Joanne Stuart, US-NI Mentorship Programme | Gabrielle NigUidhir, St Marys University College, Belfast | Breandán Mac Suibhne, Centenary College, NY
The Healing Power of Art 3:15pm-4:30pm
4 World Trade Center (Bus will leave Fordham University at 2:30pm)
Symposium hosted by artist Marcus Robinson at his studio on the 48th floor of Tower 4, World Trade Center. Chaired by Geraldine Hughes, Actor, Writer and Producer. Contributions from Michael O’Keefe, Actor/Poet, Rodney Dickson. Includes a showreel of Marcus’ film of the rebuilding of Ground Zero.
NYNB starts the evening of Thurs. May 29 and continues into Friday. Come the the whole conference or part of it.
Great networking and a 30% discount for IAW&A members. Just use code nynbpartnerwhen ordering tickets HERE